In the days leading up to the ban—violators face a fine of up to $1000 a day—foie aficionados were reported to go on “foie benders”: signing up for foie gras crawls and enjoying restaurants’ final duck and goose liver-exclusive menus.
This craze highlighted a series of bizarre foie gras food combinations, from cotton candy to foie gras doughnuts.
The ban was enacted due to the ethically problematic process of creating foie gras: force feeding geese or ducks for weeks to enlarge their livers.
Foie gras cotton candy is also apparently a thing. The Bazaar in West LA was selling foie cotton candy on a stick for $5 bucks a pop.
This isn't Bazaar's foie gras on a stick.
A food blogger on Shape.com bragged about eating foie gras lollipops coated with watermelon pop rocks.
Bouchon Bakery even sells foie gras dog biscuits for Angelino pooches who refuse to settle on Wishbone.
Of course, Californians can still travel to order bizarre foie gras delicacies. Brooklyn's Do or Dine is famous for its foie gras doughnuts.
Do or Dine's foie gras doughnut at Brooklyn's Googa Mooga food and music festival.
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