Wednesday, February 07, 2007
Taking the Michael
A pub has sparked fury by serving a 'Barrymore Pie' - and describing it on the menu as: "Faggots swimming in gravy." Gay rights groups called for the dish to be scrapped at Mad O'Rourke's Pie Factory. But defiant boss Peter Towler vowed to keep the crusty favourite on his menu at the pub in Tipton, West Midlands. The 47-year-old said: "It's been on the menu six years during which time I have had hundreds of thousands of customers and not a single complaint. Why don't these people worry about something important - like the National Health Service"