NY Dining: Sneak Peek at the New Eleven Madison Park

It’s been a big week for Eleven Madison Park in New York City. Owners Daniel Humm and Will Guidara closed the iconic restaurant for renovations this past June, and have finally opened the beautiful new space this week. In case you were unaware, EMP was ranked number one on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants list for…

New Arrival: Heritage Green Circle Chicken

Our Green Circle Chicken has been a hit in restaurants, grocery stores, and at dartagnan.com. Now we are offering home cooks a second option with our heritage-breed Green Circle Chicken. These old-breed chickens are raised longer than the others in the program, and were an exclusive for chefs … until now. Sold whole, with head…

Cooking Quail on Instagram

Are you following us on Instagram? We love to see what’s cooking – in both pro and home kitchens. We noticed some lovely quail dishes being posted by our chefs and clients, and we wanted to share them with you. Follow us on Instagram to see fresh cuts like these every day. Please share your own kitchen…

Food Tank Talks with Ariane About Green Circle Chicken

Our Green Circle Chicken recently caught the attention of Food Tank, The Think Tank for Food. Their discussion with Ariane explores the Green Circle Chicken program, the farmers who raise them, and the chefs who serve them. Read the interview here. Each week, D’Artagnan’s Green Circle Chickens consume more than three pickup truck loads of…

Happy Birthday, Chef Daniel Boulud!

Today is Daniel Boulud’s birthday, and we wish him many happy returns of the day. Daniel – he goes by one name, like all the greats – is a longtime friend of D’Artagnan. To read his bio, and try one of his recipes, check our website right here. Read on for a few fun facts about…

Pâté-Croûte American Finale Winners!

Earlier this week the American Finale for the World Championship of Pâté-Croûte was held at the Consulate General of France in New York City. Needless to say, if there is pâté, D’Artagnan will be there. This is the eighth year of the competition, but the first time that the Confrérie du Pâté Croûte has held a finale in…

The France Issue

Saveur, one of our favorite food magazines, has an entire French issue out now. Plan your trip to France, or simply armchair travel … either way, there are recipes to try! The issue has many articles and recipes that we love. Check out the profile of the revolutionary Chef Michel Bras, written by Chef Wylie Dufresne, to…

Four Prunes Day

A message from Ariane Today is a strange food holiday: Four Prunes Day. I believe it refers to the idea that four prunes a day will keep the doctor away. But I am happy to take the opportunity on this official holiday to share my affection for this little wrinkly fruit with you. Sadly, prunes seem…

Duckspotting @ Daniel, New York City

Duckspotting is snapping & sending in pics of dishes from your favorite restaurants, made with D’Artagnan ingredients! We supply restaurants all over the country & love to see what creative chefs are doing with our products. Keep sending them in! Here’s a tempting dish from Daniel Boulud’s eponymous NYC restaurant, Daniel. It’s the creation of…

Highlights from the 2012 Bocuse d’Or USA

The Bocuse D’Or is a world culinary competition, named after legendary French chef, Paul Bocuse. Think of it as the Chef Olympics. The biennial competition takes place in two phases – national rounds in which chefs compete to represent their home country and then the finale in which the top 24 countries compete for the…

Take a listen!

Sunday, Ariane was a guest on Jason Colucci’s Heritage Radio Show, The Morning After. Check out her clip below and if you’d like to hear the rest, this and every other episode is available as a free podcast on iTunes.