CHICAGO The Chicago City Council on Wednesday repealed its ban on the sale of foie gras at restaurants and elsewhere in the city. By a vote of 37-6, the council overturned the ban, which had received worldwide ridicule in food circles. Mayor Richard M. Daley brought a bill to repeal the ban, which had been languishing in committee, to the floor for a vote at the urging of Alderman Thomas Tunney, who co-owns Ann Sather’s restaurants here.Last year, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit ...

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