So yo, check it out - The Trib today has an article by Mark Caro on the front page about foie gras - Why Mark Caro and not Bill Daley I don't know - Mark Caro is all good and stuff but he's the entertainment reporter and he's all up in food guy Bill Daley's hood with this story - you know what I'm sayin', dog? But I digress.
Anyway, world famous his-onions-don't-stink Charlie Trotter comes out and he's all "I ain't serving foie gras 'cause it's all cruel and stuff," and Rick Tramonto from Tru says "You better be serving foie gras bizzitch," and Charlie Trotter's all like "Sez who?" and Rick Tramonto gets up in Charlie Trotter's buisness and says "Oh you are such a ho, you're just doing this to get more bling." and Charlie Trotter's all like "No way." and Rick Tramonto is like "Yeah way." and Charlie Trotter says, "If I was a ho I'd have shouted this out three years ago, and maybe we should serve some of your liver up as a snack since you so damn fat!" and Rick Tramonto's like "I know you didn't just go there!" and Charlie Trotter's like "Mmm-Hmm" and Rick Tramonto's like "Well you're in my prayers," but you know he was thinking that "You're in my prayers" was Rick Tramonto code for "You better not be starting your own car for a while, biatch."
Top flight foodies bicker and it ends up on the front page of the Chicago Tribune. The de-Vanilla-Iced version of the article appears here, and includes input from Alinea's Grant Achatz, food writer Jeffrey Steingarten, Le Francais's Roland Liccioni, and the Prarie Grass cafe's Sarah Stegner along with a guest appearance by California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. Word.