Want foie gras in San Francisco?

Posted on July 12th, by Foodio54 in Restaurant News. No Comments

Foie gras is a made of the liver of a duck or goose that has been overfed with corn, and as of July 1, 2012, it is illegal in California (because the duck or goose is typically force fed to fatten it up).

So what is a foie gras lover to do? Well if you live in San Francisco, you can head on over to the Presidio Social Club. But wait, how can this be if it’s illegal in California? As it turns out, the Presidio Social Club is actually located on a small national park in northern San Francisco and is therefore outside of the juristiction of California law. The area was turned into a national park in 1994 and is now overseen by the Presidio Trust, created by Congress in 1996.

“We don’t even have a California liquor license,” says … Read More »

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