What is foie gras?

Foie gras (pronounced "fwah grah") is an extremely cruel product produced by force-feeding ducks and geese, causing their livers to expand to many times their normal size. Long metal pipes are shoved down their throats and a large volume of corn mash is pumped into their stomachs. This results in difficulty breathing, debilitating pain for the birds, and a mortality rate so high that many of the birds never make it to slaughter.

Which restaurants in Seattle serve foie gras?

There are several restaurants in Seattle that serve foie gras. We are currently only publishing the contact information of restaurants that have met with NARN representatives and refused to remove this inhumane dish from their menu.

Quinn's Pub
1001 E Pike St
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 325-7711
Chef/Owner: Scott Staples
Co-Owner: Heather Staples
Manager: Regan Vaughn

Restaurant Zoe
2137 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98121
(206) 256-2060
Chef/Owner: Scott Staples
Manager: Derek Murrah

926 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122
(206) 323-5275
Chef/Owner: John Sundstrom
Co-Owner: JM Enos
Co-Owner/Manager: Kelly Ronan

Have any restaurants stopped serving foie gras?

We are pleased to announce that 35th St. Bistro has decided to leave foie gras off their new menu! Please thank them for making the humane choice to leave cruelty to ducks and geese off the menu.

35th St. Bistro
709 N. 35th St.
Seattle, WA 98103
Tel.: (206) 547-9850

How can I help end the cruel force-feeding of ducks and geese?

Attend a demonstration against a restaurant that serves foie gras. Check out NARN's calendar to see when the next one is scheduled. NARN provides signs and posters, but we also encourage you to make and bring your own.

Call, email, or visit the chef of a restaurant that serves foie gras and politely ask him or her to reconsider including this inhumane dish on the menu.


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