Mediavore

Bauer Still Supports the Eating of Foie Gras; A New, Ridiculous Idea for Chicken Farming

• Michael Bauer pipes up about foie gras again, vis a vis an email from a foie gras protester. Basically his position is: Sure, it may be cruel to ducks if not done properly, but so is industrialized cattle farming and that’s done an exponentially larger scale, so why protest on behalf of a handful of ducks? [Between Meals/Scoop]

• Also, here’s a large roundup of foie gras dishes around the Bay. You’ve got four more months to eat ‘em all, folks. [Scoop]

• Thomas Keller discusses the two egg dishes he says show off a chef’s skill: an omelet, and a crème caramel. [LA Times]

• As part of their green-oriented ethos, Mission Pie has just gone solar. [SFoodie]

• Here’s a great solution to the horrors of industrial chicken farming: simply remove the birds’ cerebral cortexes, so they feel nothing! [HuffPo]

• The best move for locavores might just be to position themselves as jobs creators. [Salt/NPR]

• Celebrity food trend alert: bringing one’s own grub to restaurants. A-Rod did it last week, and now Adriana Lima reportedly brought her own salad to Asia de Cuba in Miami. What’s the point? [Page Six/NYP]

• Binge eating is the eating disorder you don’t know very much about (but it wants recognition). [Your Life/USAT]

Bauer Still Supports the Eating of Foie Gras; A New, Ridiculous Idea for Chicken