You’ve Got to See this Foie Gras Flower

Something beautiful is blooming at The Pool in NYC. This newly-opened restaurant is in the famous space that the Four Seasons occupied from 1959 to 2016. The other restaurant in the Seagram Building, The Grill riffs on the mid-century theme with a more meat-centric menu. Although The Pool is a seafood restaurant, they are causing a scene with their…

The Meat Volcano: A New Way to Eat Ham

When it comes to charcuterie, a food group as old as time, there are seldom innovations. That’s why the volcano dish from Spain is so exciting. Here’s what we’ve been missing: a porcelain perforated cone designed to warm sliced ham to the perfect temperature using a small tea light. This unique serving dish is being…

The Best Meat Dishes in NYC

This is the kind of meaty news we can use. Nick Solares at Eater New York did a 2016 roundup of the ten best new meat dishes in NYC, and we are proud to see chefs that are using our products make of half that list. Since it’s National Meat Month let us linger over photos…

Chefs of Betony Come to Visit

We are always happy to have visitors at our Union, NJ office. When Chef Bryce Shuman of Betony in NYC made the trip, along with two chefs from his kitchen, he came bearing gifts. The first was an autographed dish for the wall of plates in our dining hall. The message reads: “Dear Ariane, Thank…

Seeing Stars: What is the Michelin Guide?

Have you ever wondered about the Michelin Guide and its stars? The Guide (pronounced geed in French) gives out stars from 1 to 3 when it reviews restaurants; this is the most prestigious rating that a restaurant can get. The acquisition or loss of a star can have dramatic effects on the success of a restaurant. See the…

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…

Duckspotting @ Ouest, 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! Where: Ouest What: Chef de Cuisine Lev Gerwirtzman’s beautiful Berkshire Pork Chop Saltimbocca with Caramelized Onion…

Duckspotting @ La Esquina, 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!   Where: La Esquina What: Chef Akhtar Nawab makes a killer pepita mole sauce –…

Duckspotting @ Bouley, 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!     Where: Bouley Restaurant What: Chef de Cuisine Brian Bistrong’s Slow Braised Kobe-Style Beef…