Monday, February 15, 2016

Chef Drops Foie Gras From Menu After Vegan Death Threats

Death threats from anonymous callers claiming to be vegan activists have forced a Norfolk chef to drop foie gras from his Valentine’s Day menu. Mark Dixon, the award-winning head chef at the Kings Arms at Fleggburgh, near Great Yarmouth, said he had received hundreds of threatening phone calls. The intimidation included direct threats to any staff members who answered the phones and warnings that diners arriving for his £50-a-head special menu on Saturday and Sunday night would face pickets and demonstrations. Can foie gras ever be ethical? Read more The pub was also targeted on Twitter and Facebook, and bombarded with fake reservations...more

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