France's top chef bans meat from the menu

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Michelin-starred cook Alain Ducasse reopens Parisian restaurant ditching duck, veal and steak in favour of largely vegetarian dishes.

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As any vegetarian visiting Paris will know, the French do like their meat. Steak frites, côtes or rotis de boeuf (ribs or roast beef), foie de veau (veal liver) and canard (duck) in various forms are the staples of the country's cuisine, reports The Guardian.