Naming a restaurant after a breed of cattle might seem like a perfectly reasonable thing to do in Texas, the No. 1 state in cattle production. But when you look at the Charolais, a breed of cattle originally from France (and named for a district in that country), you have to wonder. It doesn't have the striking stature of the longhorn or the cuddly composure of the Holstein. It's a strange-looking creature that's white and rippling with a thick neck that nearly resembles a camel hump. It looks like the kind of beast that could... More >>>
Charolais cattle originated in France. They tend to be a bit ill-tempered -- surprise, surprise.