Chef Michael Hunter fights for the ‘right to eat wild food’


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He became famous for refusing to back down to animal-rights protestors picketing his meat-focused Toronto restaurant, defiantly butchering and eating a leg of deer in front of them in 2018. But the climate for Michael Hunter's Antler restaurant, and for wild-game enthusiasts, remains hostile. He joins Anthony this week to discuss the devastation to restaurants caused by government pandemic policies, the suddenly soaring cost of food, and why he thinks that, despite the growing movement to get us all eating plant-based synthetic products, people are loving wild food — including game meat — more than ever. (Recorded October 13, 2021.)

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