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With a side of long pork?

Solana Larsen has a fabulous idea. For those of us vegetarians who love faux meat, why doesn’t a restaurant serve up something besides the usual mock chicken, beef, pork, etc.? Why not faux endangered species? Solana suggests a menu… [Tags: ]

4 Responses to “With a side of long pork?”

  1. I’ve never understood faux meat. I’m a vegetarian because I don’t like meat, so why would I want to eat fake meat? I guess it’s useful for moral vegetarians, but every time I’ve tried fake meat, it’s always reaffirmed why I’m a vegetarian.

  2. Tom, you answer your own question. I’m a veggie for ethical reasons — animal suffering is bad, life is better than death, etc. — but I still like the taste and feel of animal flesh…although I admit that I’ve had fake chicken that tastes so much like the real thing (it’s been 30 yrs, so I’m not much of a judge at this point) that I find it a tad disgusting. My ethics have reformed my aesthetics, I guess.

  3. I guess the next thing to invent is a restaurant that serves faux vegetables for the meat eaters :-)

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