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French Restaurant's 'No Pakistani' Rule Lands Chef In Soup

French Chef Philippe Lafforgue goes "Rand Paul" on Pakistanis by refusing them service in his restaurant and gets himself in hot water.
French Restaurant's 'No Pakistani' Rule Lands Chef In Soup
Image from: Farooq Naeem/AFP

Via AFP:

With coarse-grained pork sausages, blood pudding and fine wine on his menu, Philippe Lafforgue thought he had cooked up the perfect recipe for expats in Pakistan's capital Islamabad.

But the Frenchman's refusal to serve Pakistanis unless they were accompanied by a foreigner has landed him in the soup in this deeply conservative country -- home to some of the most dangerous Islamist militants on the planet.

It all started with a Twitter comment one evening in December. Cyril Almeida, a prominent Pakistani journalist, complained about a restaurant which refused reservations from anyone e...

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