South Korean restaurants are defying Olympic orders to stop serving dog meat


Some South Korean restaurants are resisting government requests to stop serving dishes that include dog meat during the Olympic Games.Local authorities in Pyeongchang county have offered subsidies to restaurants who comply, but only two of the 12 restaurants that serve dog meat have reportedly accepted the subsidies.Some South Koreans believe dog meat has special health benefits, but the country is gradually beginning to consider dogs as pets rather than food.

As the opening ceremony for the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea nears, local authorities are attempting to make the city’s cuisine more appealing to foreigners.

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Source:: AOL.com

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