Chicago foie gras merchant profits from $250 fine
became the first establishment fined under the ordinance banning the sale of
Doug Sohn, owner of the eatery, agreed to pay a $250 fine for the first-time offense. Officials stated that the ordinance doesn't carry much weight as Hot Doug's
most likely made more than the $250 fine off publicity.
The foie gras has been confiscated; and although Hot Doug's list of daily specials on the Web site this week has several exotic offerings, including smoked alligator sausage with Cajun shrimp mayonnaise, foie gras is nowhere to be found.
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