Mark Caro

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Mark Caro is the entertainment reporter for the Chicago Tribune, whose writing on the issue of foie gras received honors from the James Beard Foundation and the Association of Food Journalists.

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In announcing that he had stopped serving the fattened livers of force-fed ducks and geese at his world-renowned restaurant, influential chef Charlie Trotter heaved a grenade into a simmering food fight, and the Foie Gras Wars erupted. He said his morally minded menu revision was meant merely to raise consciousness, but what was he thinking when he also suggested -- to Chicago Tribune reporter Mark Caro -- that a rival four-star chef 's liver be eaten as "a little treat"? The reaction to Caro's...
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Marc Caro: Off The Shelf

Listen to author Marc Caro discuss the Foie Gras Wars on Off The Shelf, Simon & Schuster's radio program!