Individual Author Record
Mark is from Evanston Illinois and now lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Mark Caro is entertainment reporter for the Chicago Tribune, where he has worked for over 20 years. He also authored the book "The Foie Gras Wars," which followed up on his award-winning front-page story about the controversial delicacy.
The Foie Gras Wars: How a 5,000-Year-Old Delicacy Inspired the World's Fiercest Food Fight , Simon & Schuster, 2009
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The Foie Gras Wars: How a 5,000-Year-Old Delicacy Inspired the World's Fiercest Food Fight
Simon & Schuster. 2009
Traces the history of the popular bird-liver delicacy from its origins five thousand years ago through its reemergence as a luxury food, in an account that explores modern controversies pertaining to its production and the ways foie gras has become an object of cultural battles.