Top 5 Recipes for a Tasty Labor Day

Make the most of summer’s end  with our top five recipes for your Labor Day party, whether it’s a small or large gathering. And right now you can save 15% sitewide until September 2, 2016. Plan ahead and ship in time for the holiday weekend. 1. Grilled Ribeye Steak with Basil Butter Use some of that basil…

Can’t Go Back to Regular Burger Meat Now!

Have you tried D’Artagnan ground Wagyu beef yet? You might just be missing out on the burger of a lifetime. Order Wagyu beef for your end-of-summer celebrations, and make the last burger of the season the best. Gary, a foodie from Philadelphia, tried our ground Wagyu beef recently and here’s what he says … Ordered…

It’s Lobster Mushroom Season!

What is a lobster mushroom? The lobster mushroom is not a mushroom at all, but a parasitic mold called Hypomyces lactifluorum, which attacks other mushrooms and envelopes them, completely altering their appearance. It generally attacks Lactarius and Russula mushrooms, and covers them with a red outer “shell”, causing them to take on the appearance of a lobster: red…

Remembering Chef Michel Richard

There are tributes pouring out to Chef Michel Richard as news of his passing on August 13th spreads. Michel was a joyful genius, full of humor and passion. The obituaries and the remembrances of those who knew him are in agreement on these points. In an industry based on hospitality and showmanship, he was gifted beyond measure. As…

Go Grass-Fed on National Filet Mignon Day!

Today is National Filet Mignon Day, so let’s have a steak… more specifically, a grass-fed filet mignon. This is a new addition to our website, and an uncommon thing. These barrel-cut steaks are from the thick end of the tenderloin, and offer superb texture and flavor. With all the health benefits of grass-fed beef and all…

Guess Who Won a Stevie Award …

We’re honored and excited to announce that D’Artagnan has won the Silver Stevie Award! We are Company of the Year (medium sized) in the 2016 Stevie International Business Awards in the Food and Beverage Industry category. One of the judges said of D’Artagnan, “Capitalizing on a growing trend, seeing increasing consumer demand for quality and organic products in the…

Is Your Chicken Air Chilled?

If You’re Not Cooking With Air-Chilled Chicken, You’re Doing It Wrong So says Bloomberg Pursuits in this article, which quotes Ariane and explains why an air-chilled chicken is both tastier and safer to eat. For years, Ariane has been a huge proponent of air-chilled chicken. As always, she made sure that D’Artagnan was among the first…

Food Tank: Interview with Ariane Daguin

Ariane was recently interviewed by Food Tank, a non-profit think tank for food, focused on building a global community for safe, healthy, nourished eaters. As a pioneer in creating alternatives to factory farming, Ariane spoke about her background, her quest for the perfect chicken, and what sets D’Artagnan products apart. In my family, we can…

Celebrating the First Anniversary in Our New HQ

Our first anniversary in our spacious Union, NJ headquarters was marked with a celebration that included our neighbors and customers, our staff, their family members, and the mayor of Union. Have a look at this little video to see what a grand day it was!   Naturally there was lots of good stuff to eat….

Food on Film: Chef Jeremiah Tower

We love films about food, and are always looking for new ones to add to our list of favorites. Here is a candidate that may shoot to the top of that list – Jeremiah Tower: The Last Magnificent – a documentary film released at the Tribeca Film Festival in April, 2016.  Produced by Anthony Bourdain, it tells…

Last Call for Black Winter Truffles in Summer!

Winter truffles in summer?! It’s true. But this is the last week they are in stock, so order your truffle today! Your last chance to order at dartagnan.com is August 5, 2016. Remarkably, even miraculously, the black winter truffle has finally been cultivated in the Australia. With its specific climate, acidic soil, cool winters and…

Ariane’s 3 Favorite Places in NYC

Ariane was interviewed by Bond Street – a site that supports independent businesses in New York – about her 3 favorite small businesses in the city. Independent restaurants and retailers have been a huge part of our business at D’Artagnan over the past 31 years, so Ariane fully appreciates their importance. Find out what her…