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Goatober is 13 Years Old!
  • Oct 1, 2023
Goatober is 13 Years Old!

Goatober is 13 years old! This is an ominous achievement (but one that we are proud of!). Some relate "unlucky" thirteen to an idea that at the Last Supper, Judas, the disciple who betrayed Jesus, was the 13th to sit at the table. The goat is no stranger to controversy - goats play a prominent role in European witch imagery. In engravings depicting witch “sabbaths” the devil is often depicted as a goat or a goat-like man.

Heritage Bacon and Egg Katsu Sando by Little Egg
  • Aug 18, 2023
Heritage Bacon and Egg Katsu Sando by Little Egg

Little Egg is a community restaurant that aims to contribute meaningfully to the world through food and gathering. They bring people together to share transformative meals and to seed a more sustainable food system. Chef/owner Evan Hanczor was the longtime chef and a partner at Egg in Williamsburg and is now the Chef at Little Egg, a new way to share our love of good food in the morning in a little bit smaller space…a poetic full-circle back to Egg’s early days.

Heritage Red Wattle Lechon with Chef Romy Dorotan of Purple Yam
  • Aug 18, 2023
Heritage Red Wattle Lechon with Chef Romy Dorotan of Purple Yam

We are so happy to get behind the scene access to one of NY’s best restaurants, Purple Yam. On a recent visit Chef Romy Dorotan taught us how to prepare pork belly Lechon in the Filipino style!

Red Wattle Pork Belly Chicharrones de Cádiz with Chef Jonah Miller of Huertas
  • Aug 4, 2023
Red Wattle Pork Belly Chicharrones de Cádiz with Chef Jonah Miller of Huertas

We were so happy to have chef Jonah Miller of Huertas visit us in our studios. He filmed a short video on Spanish olive oil and he also prepared a pork belly dish which we are happy to show here so that you can prepare it at home.

Spuntino di Pancetta at Maialino (vicino)
  • Aug 1, 2023
Spuntino di Pancetta at Maialino (vicino)

We were so happy to get behind the scene access to Maialino, one of New York’s most beloved restaurants which closed temporarily during Covid and reopened in a new location a little under a year ago. Now located next to Marta, Maialino is run by chef Joe Downey-Zayas, a long time member of so many great Union Square Hospitality kitchens. Joe is the Executive Chef of Maialino (vicino) and Marta at The Redbury Hotel. With a deep passion for Roman cuisine and culture, Joe is thrilled to lead the revival of one of New York’s most beloved Italian restaurants. We were so happy to see him and his team in action and to taste one of chef’s most delicious creations.

Fette Sau's Heritage Pulled Pork With Chef Allie Klein
  • Jun 27, 2023
Fette Sau's Heritage Pulled Pork With Chef Allie Klein

BBQ does not need to use exclusively the cheapest meat available. As with all cooking styles, heritage breeds make every dish better. Fette Sau was one of the first BBQ joints in the US to feature exclusively heritage breeds on their menu. Before each service, the team at the restaurant would chalk the daily specials on the board with the cut listed first and the breed/farm right after. For nearly 20 years they have featured Berkshire, Red Wattle, Tamworth, and Duroc Boston Butt, Belly, Bacon Ends, and Ribs and have been an anchor to Heritage Foods!

Heritage Bacon
  • Jun 12, 2023
The Spruce Eats Loves Our Bacon Subscription

If he lives for bacon and wants to learn more about where his food comes from, this food gift will make him happy on a monthly basis. The pork comes from heritage breeds, those of which can trace their lineage many generations back and are valued for their excellent, nuanced flavors. The farmers who work with heritage breeds pledge to raise them humanely; they are also never given growth hormones or antibiotics. Each box comes with about three pounds of bacon, plus details about the history of both the breed and farm it came from.

Luke's Local in San Francisco, CA
  • Jun 12, 2023
Heritage Foods Now at Luke's Local in San Francisco

Heritage Foods was brought into the Luke's Local family by Chef Nicolette Manescalchi, a longtime chef friend who we had the pleasure of getting to know as she rose from Sous Chef to Executive Chef at San Francisco's A16 Restaurant. Thank you Nicolette!