Nation: Let Them Eat Foie Gras

"Revolution." Chairman Mao warns in his little red book, "is not a dinner party." But at least some would-be revolutionaries disagree. About 30 of Paris' increasingly troublesome Maoists mounted a daylight raid on Fauchon's the epicurean grocery that boasts the Duke of Windsor among its regular customers. Wearing red handkerchiefs and armed with clubs, the raiders poured into Fauchon and began shoveling foie gras and caviar into the pockets of their combat jackets. The staff organized : a counterattack against the gourmet guerrillas. When the Maoists had been driven out, the floor was awash in vintage wine and pear brandy. Next...

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