Food + Wine


Tastemaker : Jody Williams

“I never wanted a restaurant,” declares Jody Williams, chef and owner of Buvette. (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Oct 15, 2014
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Mix It Up

Fall cocktails from the man behind our favorite new line of artisanal bar mixers. (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Oct 03, 2014

Photo Essay : Scenes from a Dinner by Gentl + Hyers

The Pines at Table on Ten. To celebrate the late summer season, a culinary weekend was organized with organically grown farm to table and foraged ingredients gathered within a 25 mile radius of Bloomville, in upstate New York. The menu was curated and prepared by The Pines chef, John Poiarkoff (with a little help from friends).


Written by DARA Artisans.Sep 25, 2014

Cool and Clear

The forecast for Industry Standard of Vodka is good. (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Sep 12, 2014

A New York City Appellation: Brooklyn Winery

Exploring the urban winery’s unique winemaking style—which happens to pair quite well with oysters.


Written by DARA Artisans.Sep 03, 2014
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What the Waters Gave Me

Ben Jacobsen of Jacobsen Salt Co. explains what salt and oysters have in common—plus, his list of Portland’s best meals on the half-shell (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Sep 02, 2014

Food : Found Objects

Forager and food entrepreneur Iso Rabins is making a career by following his nose. (more…)

Written by DARA Artisans.Jul 12, 2014
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DARA Artisans promotes cultural curiosity and a sense of discovery by offering a sophisticated edit of handmade artisan crafts to an audience seeking authentic, responsibly sourced designs with a modern aesthetic.