• 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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  • Crock It! Spice-Rubbed Slow Cooked Chicken

    At the end of this past summer, I was fortunate enough to receive a food gift:  frying peppers from my brother-in-law’s garden. I don’t know how he does it, but all of his vegetables grow well and are delicious. I...

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  • Spice It! Carmen’s Chicken

    This recipe is from the executive chef of Union Square Cafe, Carmen Quagliata.  He also happens to be a Verona dad who cooks for his family. Previous recipes that Quagliata has shared with MyVeronaNJ.om (Barcaiola sauce, garganelli...

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  • Top Chef Moves On

    The judges for “Top Chef Masters” have gone home. The bizarre ingredients that the show foisted on the chef contestants for drama have been locked back in a pantry (or hopefully discarded). Floyd Cardoz can revel in...

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  • Thanksgiving Leftovers Curry

    Did you cook too much turkey today? Did someone bring an unexpected side dish? Fear not: You can easily turn them all into a fabulous Black Friday supper using this recipe from Carmen Quagliata, the Verona resident...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Cook Sicilian With Carmen Quagliata

    Union Square Cafe Executive Chef (and Verona resident) Carmen Quagliata will be teaching Sicilian cooking in Manhattan in December, but we’re telling you about it now because this kind of thing tends to sell out fast. Quagliata’s...

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  • Food Video: Passover, With An Indian Twist

    Indian cuisine might not be the first thing you think of when you plan a Passover meal. But Floyd Cardoz has made a career of surprising people with his cooking. Cardoz, a native of Bombay, is the...

    • Posted 8 years ago
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  • Verona Cooks: Carmen Quagliata’s ‘Barcaiola’

    You may already know about the restaurants in Verona. But you may be less familiar with the restaurants run elsewhere by people who call Verona home. People like Carmen Quagliata, executive chef of New York City’s Union...

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  • Verona Chefs Featured In NYC Sandwich Spot

    Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group has opened a cafe at the Whitney Museum of American Art featuring sandwiches from USHG’s chefs, including Verona residents Carmen Quagliata and Floyd Cardoz. The cafe, called Sandwiched, opened with the...

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