In this April 26, 2012 photo, Pat LaFrieda Jr., whose business is featured on the new Food Network show “Meat Men,” trims dark meat from a chicken at his company, Pat LaFrieda Meat Purveyors, in North Bergen, N.J. Thighs and drumsticks are climbing the pecking order as Americans join consumers abroad in seeking out flavor that’s lacking in the boneless, skinless chicken breasts that have long dominated the domestic market. While the poultry industry once had trouble finding markets for dark meat, sales are now growing rapidly. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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