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Foie Gras Apathy: Lazy Ox Canteen's 'Forget Foie' Menu

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Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 12:50 PM
click to enlarge Lazy Ox Burger (Imagine this plus a slice of beef liver) - FLICKR USER DJJEWELZ
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  • Lazy Ox Burger (Imagine this plus a slice of beef liver)

Chef Perfecto Rocher wants to help take your mind off the upcoming foie gras ban by reminding you that there are tons of other tasty animal livers that make for perfectly suitable ingredients. While many other restaurants are hosting all-out foie feasts, Lazy Ox Canteen is planning a "Forget Foie" menu -- intended to "celebrate [their] apathy" with the foie gras issue -- set to run as an a la carte menu. On June 29-30, the menu will feature alternatives to foie like braised octopus with monkfish liver (known as the "foie gras of the sea"), beef liver cooked "a la plancha" with roasted yams, and a Lazy Ox burger topped off with lamb's liver. Remember what your mother said about eating liver. Turn the page for the full menu.

Lazy Ox "forget foie" menu:

Boca bits, yogurt, liver oil 7

Corn soup with whipped coconut cream and crispy pork liver 9

Huevo Andoni, chicken liver, French fried puree, chorizo oil 18

Braised Beer Octopus with Monkfish Liver, Tomato Confit, Moscatel Vinagreta 19

Crispy Rabbit Liver, Hearts of Palm, Dandelion and arugula avocado emulsion 16

Beef liver "a la plancha," with roasted yams, radish, onion, tarragon emulsion 15

Lazy Ox Burger with lamb liver, cantal cheese, whole grain mustard 18

Braised short ribs, pesto, creamed mushrooms and crispy rabbit livers 27

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