Posts Tagged ‘lion’

Game On: Thunder Burger’s Ryan Fichter Serves Kangaroo And Other Wild Meats

A few years ago, Ryan Fichter was flipping through a copy of Maxim when he saw an article about eating wild game. He was particularly interested in the part about lion meat. It turned out that any schlub living outside of sub-Saharan Africa could order the stuff online: The king of the jungle, dethroned, deboned, […]

Will Thunder Burger Let Chef Ryan Fichter Serve Lion?

"People watch Andrew Zimmern and he's eating ants and antelope and all kinds of weird stuff, so why not do it?" Thunder Burger chef Ryan Fichter tells Dining Bisnow. The guy who served us beer-braised alligator ribs last week has plans for all sorts of things in coming weeks: "rattlesnake, boar, alligator, antelope, turtle, llama, […]

Hear Me Roar: Not Everyone Is Intrigued With ‘Wild Wednesdays’ at Thunder Burger

Thunder Burger chef Ryan Fichter's new "Wild Wednesdays" promotion, featuring a different wild game each week (see: alligator ribs, pictured), has attracted the attention of some discerning eaters: animal rights activists. Y&H just received a statement from Jeffrey Flocken, D.C. office director for the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW), who naturally takes issue with […]

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