D’Artagnan- 25th Anniversary Party

Twenty Five years ago, Ariane Daugin, daughter of renowned French Chef, Andre Daugin, started ner now famous and successful D’Artagnan Food Co.  Specializing in not only free range but truly organic poultry products–from the tastiest Cornish Hens, Chickens, and Duck to hands down the best Foie Gras in the USA, she has built a veritable […]

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On The Road–Montego Bay, Jamaica– Round Hill Villa Resort

“Jamaica was a sweet young one , I loved her true ,  She was a comfort and a mercy through and through.” from “Jamaica Say You Will ” by Jackson Browne This 3rd largest Caribbean Island is just 3 1/2 hours from NYC by JetBlue airways, but upon arriving, one gets the feeling of being in a remote tropical paradise. Aside from the palm trees and […]

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On The Road–New Taste of the Upper West Side–NYC

If you live in NYC or are visiting during the month of May next year,  look for the announcement of this annual event. This is one of the best food and wine events one can enjoy.  Sponsored by Zagat and the Columbus Ave Business District Improvement Group  it is held in honor of the restaurateurs and restaurants […]

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On The Road– Masters of Food & Wine South America

Three years ago, the annual Masters of Food and Wine event moved to Buenos Aires/Mendoza , South America after 20 years in Carmel, California.  And this year’s event, which was held  Feb 10th through Feb 15th, proved to be one of the best so far.  Due in no small part to the hospitality and professionalism exhibited by the Park Hyatt Hotel,  which […]

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NYC Meals-on-Wheels, Rockefeller Center, Summer 2008

[podcast]http://cafejondreau.com/jjblog/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/jj-nyc-meals-on-wheels1.mp3[/podcast] The 26th anniversary of the event which was begun by James Beard and Gael Greene.  This program provides food for the homeless and less fortunate and has provided meals for more than 200,000 people. I was fortunate to attend this year’s event which honored the great chefs of France. Many of whom you’ll hear […]

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