M Wells Dinette scandal and dangers of horse meat

Horse Meat on the Hook. Photo Credit: Don Ryan / AP.

JAMES McWILLIAMS filed a report for Slate.com entitled "Trojan Horse Meat" which reads in part: At Brooklyn’s Great GoogaMooga food festival last May, Hugue Dufour, the noted chef who’d co-founded the acclaimed M. Wells Diner, sold 5,000 grilled-cheese sandwiches that created quite a buzz among New York foodies. That’s because Dufour’s creation was stuffed with… Continue reading M Wells Dinette scandal and dangers of horse meat

M. Wells Dinette take horse meat off the menu

Dishes at the M Wells Dinette. DNAInfoNewYork Photo.

"Outcry Scuttles Plan to Put Horse on Menu at M. Wells Dinette" says the headline of a report filed by LIZ ROBBINS for the Diner's Journal of the New York Times. According to a statement issued Thursday by husband and wife chefs Hugue Dufour and Sarah Obraitis horse meat is off the menu at their… Continue reading M. Wells Dinette take horse meat off the menu

Petition against horse meat at MoMA PS1’s M.Wells Dinette

MoMA PS1 M Wells Diner Petition. Artwork: Tuesday's Horse.

BREAKING NEWS: M. Wells Dinette issues a statement saying that horse meat is off the menu. Full report Friday right here on Tuesday's Horse. -- MoMA PS1 (Museum of Modern Art) in Long Island City in the New York Borough of Queens have leased a space to M. Wells Dinette who intend to serve horse… Continue reading Petition against horse meat at MoMA PS1’s M.Wells Dinette

Canadian chef determined to serve horse meat in NY

Hugue Dufour of M. Wells Dinette NY. Photo by Food Network Canada.

This past Saturday, a group of dedicated activists (see photos on Facebook) gathered at MoMA PS1 (Museum of Modern Art) in Long Island City, Queens, New York, in protest of the museum's new restaurant tenant, M. Wells Dinette, and its intention to serve horse meat. Other than the nuisance factor, the protest made little impression… Continue reading Canadian chef determined to serve horse meat in NY

Horse meat protest at MoMA PS1 set for Saturday

Horse Meat Diagram

UPDATE: It's full steam ahead on MoMA PS1 protest Saturday, 9/29 2-4pm EST in LIC/Queens. Here's MoMA's response: "M. Wells has been celebrated for its creative adaptations of Canadian cuisine and its adventurous menu." INTRODUCTION On September 27, 2012, M. Wells Dinette opened their doors to the public at the premises of MoMA (Museum of… Continue reading Horse meat protest at MoMA PS1 set for Saturday

Giddy up, horse meat is coming to Queens

UPDATE: Protest Saturday! "Giddy up, horse meat is coming to Queens," states a post on the Gothamist. The all-things-New-York-City blog reports that "Canadian Long Island City diner M. Wells is coming back to us with this week's opening of M. Wells Dinette inside MoMA PS 1". One of the feature attractions Chef Hugue Dufour plans… Continue reading Giddy up, horse meat is coming to Queens