• Verona Chefs Plan Charity Dinner For Suicide Prevention

    Nationally and internationally renowned chefs Floyd Cardoz, Ariane Duarte, Amanda Freitag and Carmen Quagliata have partnered with Newman Cares, Inc., a Verona-based charitable organization whose mission is to bring communities and neighbors together for a variety of...

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  • Actor, Chef Help Entrepreneurship At OLL

    Our Lady of the Lake School students will hold their second annual TREP$ Marketplace on May 6. The Marketplace is the culmination of a program to teach students about business and entrepreneurship as they develop their own...

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  • Ariane Beats Bobby Flay!

    Ariane Duarte lost a “Top Chef” challenge to Bobby Flay by one point and she was determined not to lose again: Tonight, the Verona chef defeated the Manhattan restaurant mogul on his own show, “Beat Bobby Flay”....

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  • Can Ariane Duarte Beat Bobby Flay?

    Since she competed in season five of “Top Chef”, Ariane Duarte has done plenty of cooking competitions on and off TV. But on Thursday, December 10, the Verona chef will be taking on one of the biggest...

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  • Veteran’s Backpack Charity Gets A Boost

    Last year, on Veteran’s Day, we brought you the story of Brett D’Alessandro and Kevin Clark, who started Backpacks For Life, a charity to help homeless veterans. Both young men are Verona High School graduates (class of...

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  • Times, NJ Monthly Rate Ariane Kitchen & Bar

    Its doors have only been open for a little more than two months, but Ariane Kitchen & Bar is already drawing attention from outside Verona. On January 12, the new restaurant from Ariane and Michael Duarte and...

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  • Ribbon Cutting At Ariane Kitchen & Bar

    After months of construction and a few weeks of welcoming early customers, Ariane Kitchen & Bar celebrated its arrival on the Verona scene with a ribbon cutting and tasting event. The restaurant is beautifully designed, the bar well-equipped,...

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  • Sneak Peek: Ariane Kitchen & Bar

    The Verona restaurant scene is about to change in a big, big way: On Monday, November 17, Ariane and Michael Duarte, and partner John MacEvoy will throw open the door to Ariane Kitchen & Bar. “I am...

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  • CulinAriane Closing As Duartes Shift To Verona Restaurant

    Verona’s culinary profile is about to get kicked up a notch–several notches, in fact. Ariane Duarte announced at the Montclair Food and Wine Festival on Monday night that CulinAriane, the high-end restaurant she co-founded with her husband...

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  • New Restaurant Takes Shape

    The facade of the new restaurant that is being opened by Ariane and Michael Duarte of Culinariane and the Verona Inn’s John MacEvoy is taking shape. No official word yet on when you’re going to be able...

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