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Bikki Drops Foie Gras, Thanks to Local Campaign
08/08/2004
Voices for Animals (formally Voices for Animal Liberation) Foie Gras-Free Pittsburgh campaign, achieved their eighth victory on July 31st, when the Restaurant Bikki, located in Shadyside, agreed to pull the item from their menu.

Less than a half hour into the first protest against the Shadyside restaurant for their continued support of foie gras, the owner, Bikki Kochhar, wrote and signed the following statement: “Effective 7/31/04 Foie Gras will no longer be served at Bikki Restaurant. It will be taken off the menu immediately”. This quick victory came as a pleasant surprise as it sometimes takes months to convince restaurants to remove the gourmet cruelty from their menus.

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