- Bono, singer/songwriter of the Band U2, source:
- Sadly, if he ever was a vegetarian, Bono certainly isn't now.
In this lengthy profile of Bono, the activist, the writer twice
mentions what Bono ate for dinner:
"One night I went out to dinner with Bono and the gang.
Richard Curtis, the British screenwriter responsible for "Four
Weddings and a Funeral" and "Love Actually" and
a prominent activist on poverty issues as well, told Bono that
he and Bob Geldof had been talking about arranging simultaneous
mega-concerts in major world cities for July 2, to focus attention
on the Gleneagles summit - the germ of what would become Live
8. Bono, who was carving up a large steak, got more and more
"In late May, U2 made a swing through New York for the
Madison Square Garden concert. Bono insisted on having lunch
at Balthazar, the downtown bistro, where the staff welcomed
him as an old friend. He ordered half a dozen oysters, the filet
mignon and a half-bottle - and then, sometime later, another
half-bottle - of a Clos de Vougeot. When my lunch came, he ate
the French fries off my plate, Bill Clinton-style.
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