Toronto chef taunts vegans protesting outside his upscale meat restaurant by butchering a deer’s leg at the window then eating it in front of them after cooking it
To taunt (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to intentionally annoy and upset someone by making unkind remarks to them, laughing unkindly, etc.: “というふうに記載されていますね。
The other kids used to taunt him in the playground because he was fat and wore glasses.
The movie is about a criminal who taunts the police with phone calls.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” Upscale goods and products are of very high quality and intended to be bought by people who are quite rich: “というふうに記載されていますね。
an upscale brand name
The old hotel has gone upscale in recent years.
an upscale residential neighborhood
an upscale restaurant
To butcher (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to cut an animal into pieces of meat “というふうに記載されていますね。
・Michael Hunter, the co-owner of Antler in Toronto, took a stand on Friday night
・Vegan protesters had staged demonstrations outside his restaurant for weeks
・On Friday, as diners ate, he brought out a large deer’s leg to the window table
・The protesters filmed him as he butchered it in shock in front of their cameras
・Afterwards, Hunter returned to the kitchen to cook it then reappeared
・He feasted on the large hunk of meat in front of the angry activists outside
take a firm stand/line (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to state your opinion and refuse to change it “というふうに記載されていますね。
The government has taken a firm line on illegal immigration.
She’ll no doubt take a strong stand against raising taxes.
What’s her stand on sexual equality?
What’s his stand on health care reform?
To stage (verb)
Macmillan Dictionary によると” to organize an event “というふうに記載されていますね。
Protesters staged an anti-war demonstration in front of the US embassy.
The protest was a well-planned and carefully staged affair.
London staged the Olympic Games in 2012.
feast on (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to eat a lot of a particular food with enjoyment “というふうに記載されています。
The two of us feasted on smoked salmon.
We feasted on strawberries and cream.
We feasted on smoked salmon and champagne.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” a large piece of a solid substance “というふうに記載されています。
a hunk of meat/bread/plastic/concrete
a hunk of bread/cheese/meat
A chef riled a group of vegan protesters by carving a deer leg in the window of his restaurant while they demonstrated outside on Friday night.
Chef Michael Hunter is the co-owner of Antler in Toronto. The restaurant specializes in locally farmed ingredients and includes wild boar and venison on its menu.
For weeks, vegan protesters have descended on the restaurant with signs accusing it of murder and animal cruelty.
On Friday night, they came back with an enormous banner reading ‘murder’ and signs which included one which read: ‘Chickens display compassion to others suffering. Can you?’
Hunter took a stand by moving out of the kitchen towards a window seat, bringing with him a large leg of deer.
To rile (verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” to annoy or make angry: “ というふうに記載されていますね。
Don’t let her rile you.
Many farmers have been riled by Department of Agriculture fines.
Your loud parties rile up the neighbors.
The president’s outspoken remarks have riled conservatives.
To carve (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to cut a large piece of cooked meat into thin pieces before serving it “ と記載されていますね。
Would you like me to carve (the chicken)?
To specialize (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to be an expert in a particular part of a subject or profession “ という風に記載されていますね。
a lawyer who specializes in taxation
a travel company that specializes in European tours
a restaurant that specializes in seafood
The company specializes in customized computer systems.
She specializes in historical novels set in 18th-century England.
He specializes in breeding large dogs such as Irish wolfhounds.
She’s a lawyer who specializes in accident cases.
The store specializes in Asian antiques.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a food that is used with other foods in the preparation of a particular dish: “ という風に記載されていますね。
The list of ingredients included 250 g of almonds.
Combine all the ingredients for the stew.
Mix all the ingredients together and place them in a shallow dish.
The food is home cooked using fresh ingredients.
Our products contain only natural ingredients.
wild boar (noun)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a wild pig “ という風に記載されていますね。
Cambridge Dictionaryによると” meat that comes from a deer “ と記載されていますね。
descend on (phrasal verb)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” If a group of people descend on a place or person, they arrive, usually without warning or without being invited: “ という風にも記載されていますね。
Sorry to descend on you like this, but we didn’t have a phone to call you.
The police descended on the house in the early hours of the morning.
Crowds of tourists descended on the tiny church.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a feeling of sympathy for someone who is in a bad situation because you understand and care about them “ という風に記載されていますね。
They had acted out of compassion.
Both women shared a compassion for victims of war.
I was hoping she might show a little compassion.
As the protesters complained, he slapped it down in front of them and began cutting it up. They filmed him as he set to work on the meat and gave an incredulous commentary.
‘The owner has brought the leg of a recently murdered animal to the table.
‘He is going out of his way to show us the leg. What animal would that be guys?
‘What he’s doing here to mock us, the owner of this restaurant, has gone out of his way to mock this legal peaceful protest at Antler restaurant by bringing the leg of an animal to this table where people are only supposed to be dining,’ said one of the protesters as they filmed Hunter.
In the background, other protesters attempted to win sympathy from passersby.
One person, who was confused by their outrage, asked: ‘They’re murdering people?’
‘No, they’re murdering animals!’ one of the protesters said back. ‘Is this against a health code? Is this legal!?’ another said.
As a customer tried to enter the restaurant, another protester shouted: ‘Don’t go in there look at what they’re doing! They’re trying to taunt us!’
slap down (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to criticize or disagree with someone, or to make them feel that what they are saying is useless “ というふうに記載されていますね。
She showed no regrets after being slapped down by a panel of judges.
set to work (phrasal verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to start working, especially in a determined or enthusiastic way “ と記載されていますね。
I set to work on the mountain of paperwork on my desk.
After lunch, they set to work fixing the roof.
He quickly set to work to build a shelter from the rain.
We’d better get to work on stacking this wood if we want to finish before it gets dark.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” not able to believe something, or not wanting to believe it “ という風に記載されていますね。
“Why am I here?” the witness responded in an incredulous tone.
Dan’s voice was incredulous.
go out of your way to do something (idiom)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to make an extra effort to do something even though it is not convenient or easy to do “ という風に記載されていますね。
Rachel really went out of her way to make me feel welcome.
They really went out of their way to make us feel welcome.
She went out of her way to cook a really nice meal.
Two police officers then arrived and entered the restaurant to speak to Hunter as the protesters remained outside.
They spoke with him for several minutes, leading the protesters to think they would intervene. At the end of their conversation, they and Hunter both smiled and laughed.
The protester providing the running commentary, at that point, said: ‘I do see them smiling. That’s unfortunate.’
After cutting up the meat, Hunter retreated to the kitchen to cook it.
He then returned to the window seat 30 minutes later and ate it in front of the group.
‘It shocked me. It made me feel really sad. For me it’s just an animal and it’s an animal that didn’t want to die.’ protester Marni Ugar told The National Post.
Hunter did not respond to DailyMail.com’s inquiry to the restaurant on Wednesday.
On its website, the restaurant describes its commitment to ethically sourcing local produce and meat.
To intervene (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to become involved in a situation in order to try to stop or change it “ という風に記載されていますね。
The police had to intervene when protesters blocked traffic.
The minister intervened personally to stop the museum from being closed.
I’d like to help but I don’t have the power to intervene in this dispute.
running commentary (noun)
Cambridge Dictionaryによると ” a continuous description or explanation of things that happen, for example during a game “ という風に記載されていますね。
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a question intended to get information about someone or something “ という風に記載されていますね。
There have already been over 300 inquiries from people interested.
Police are making inquiries in the neighbourhood.
I’ve made inquiries about the cost of a ticket.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a strong belief that something is good and that you should support it “ という風に記載されていますね。
The government has failed to demonstrate its commitment to the railways.
Try the product for two weeks with no commitment to buy.
Cambridge Dictionaryによると形容詞 ethical の意味は ” relating to beliefs about what is morally right and wrong: “ という風に記載されていますね。
ethical and legal issues
a medical procedure that most people believe to be ethical
Transplantation of organs from living donors raises ethical issues.
This action is ethically questionable.
Is it really ethical to keep animals in zoos?
Among items on its menu is an $18 Wild Game burger made from boar, bison and deer, and a $42 cut of Ontario venison.
In light of his row with the protesters, he has added vegan dishes to his menu and asked them to go foraging with him.
Social media did not sympathize with the vegans, nor did customers inside the restaurant who were eating when they staged their protest.
Gordito Ślim tweeted: ‘I understand peaceful protesting but you’re clearly disrupting business making people feel judged unwelcome to eat “right outside” of owners establishment.
‘Wouldn’t this be classified as disrupting the peace? Why target a small business and not monopoly food chain?’
Another supporter of Antler said: ‘Antler is one of my fave restaurants. Vegans are free to protest peacefully outside.
‘But Chef Hunter (yes that’s his name) also has the right to carve a deer windowside in his own restaurant.’
In light of ( phrase )
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” because of: “ という風に記載されていますね。
In the light of recent incidents, we are asking our customers to take particular care of their personal belongings.
In light of your good record, we’ve decided to overlook this offence.
To forage (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると” to search in a wide area for something, especially food “ と記載されていますね。
The chef offers special dishes of wild and foraged foods, including wood pigeon and snails.
They spend their days foraging for food around the city.
The children had been living on the streets, foraging for scraps.
The pigs foraged in the woods for acorns.
Wild dogs roam the streets, foraging for food.
To classify (verb)
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” to put people or things into particular groups according to the features that they have “ という風にも記載されていますね。
In the study families are classified according to their incomes.
These cows are now classified as a rare breed.
The books in the library are classified by/according to subject.
children who are classified as overweight
He has the authority to classify information as Top Secret.
We classify our books by subject.
Macmillan Dictionaryによると ” a company that has complete control of the product or service it provides because it is the only company that provides it “ という風に記載されていますね。
It is the government’s intention to break up all monopolies.
The government is determined to protect its tobacco monopoly.
Is Microsoft a monopoly?
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