Hot Doug's gets Chicago's first foie-gras violation fine

CHICAGO Hot Doug's, a quick-service restaurant known for gourmet hog dogs, has received Chicago's first fine for selling foie gras, which the City Council outlawed last year. The Chicago Department of Public Health fined owner Doug Sohn $250 for the first-time offense, following a warning it issued several months ago. Sohn had advertised his hot dog garnished with foie gras on his website and on a menu board.

The health department issued eight other warning

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