View Full Version : Bar plans to roast bear before NFC Championship game

01-22-2011, 09:17 PM

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A sports bar owner in Minnesota is showing his support for the Green Bay Packers in this weekend's game against the Chicago Bears in a very literal way -- by roasting a bear.

Blake Montpetit, the co-owner of Tiffany Sports Lounge in St. Paul, says he plans to cook a 180-pound black bear in a pig-roaster over hickory and charcoal on Sunday. He says his cousin shot it in northern Wisconsin during bear hunting season, which runs in September and October, and then froze it.

Montpetit says he planned to serve the meat to customers, but the state health department rejected the plan because the meat is unprocessed. Instead, customers can take photos with the roasting bear.

01-22-2011, 09:48 PM
Hope the Bears leave a bad taste in their mouth. HEYOOOOOOO!


01-23-2011, 01:54 PM
That's kind of sad they can't sell the meat. I hope they can at least give it to charity, since that's a lot to go to waste.

01-23-2011, 01:58 PM
What's to process if you are roasting the whole bear?

01-23-2011, 02:27 PM
There goes his "I eat what I kill" excuse.