They’ve also strongly suggested that all restaurants in Beijing follow suit.
Although dog meat is not traditional fare in Beijing, it does appear on many menus and is widely consumed by the large Korean community in China.
The reason for the ban is to avoid offending foreigners and “to respect dining customs of different countries”.
During the 1988 Seoul Olympics, canine dishes were banned as a result of criticism from Westerners.
I’m just wondering:
Would American restaurants accept to modify the ridiculously large portion sizes they offer to not offend the sensitivities of foreigners?