California is in the final countdown until foie gras becomes illegal in the state. The ban officially starts July 1 at midnight, California time.
Chefs and restaurants around the state are planning some upscale farewell meals in honor of the occasion.
Foie gras, which is made from the liver of a specially fattened duck or goose, was banned by former Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in 2004, with an eight-year grace period.
That all ends Sunday.
Chaya has had Foie Gras specials all month.
Chaya is hosting a "Au Revoir Duck & Foie Gras Food Fair" in which it will serve seven special à la carte foie gras dishes in addition to its regular menu. They'll cost between $15 and $25.
Eat Naked Lunch's classic Artisan Foie Gras Torchon & Duck Prosciutto Sandwich.
Naked Lunch is still offering its Artisan Foie Gras Torchon & Duck Prosciutto Sandwich for just $25, but warns on its website its in limited supplies.
Add foie gras to any dish at Palio d'Asti.
While you bid farewell to foie gras add seared it to any lunch or dinner dish for only $5 at Palio d'Asti.
So you can enjoy a Risotto di Mare, a spicy saffron seafood risotto made with lobster stock, green beans and seven fruits of the sea—with foie gras!
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