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Taranta Restaurant named one of the 25 most Innovative Restaurants across America by Zagat

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At his North End Peruvian-Italian, chef Jose Duarte is known to garnish many plates with something rather unique: QR codes. You know, those funky images that can be scanned with a smartphone to bring you to a certain website. Duarte’s culinary versions are drawn with squid ink, and the accompanying surprise site varies; codes let diners trace the sourcing of the dish’s ingredients, try their hand at its recipe, or watch YouTube videos that educate on issues of sustainability or the fascinating background of, say, the tasty fish they just devoured.

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Food and Wine Week at The Woodlands TX

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Chef Duarte participated at the Woodlands Food and Wine Week in Texas, featuring Sterling Lamb, a local Sustainable product that is now managed by by the same family for 6 generations. Also featured the Marina Cvetic form Masciarelli pairing with a Lamb Arrosticini.

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Local Sustainable Seafood from Capt. Steve Arnold Trace and Trust featured on TV Diner

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As our non stop effort to try to promote sustainable seafood consumption, Chef Duarte brought to NECN TV Diner show a couple of super fresh localfully traceable  Scups from Captain Steve Arnold and Trace and Trust. Eating whole fish in the US is not very common and there are many underutilized species that deserve a try, so if you see a whole local fish in a menu, it will taste better!!

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Chef Jose Duarte made it to Best Chefs in America

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Honored to be picked for Best Chefs America. After thousands of one-on-one confidential interviews to find out who chefs considered to be the “best” among their peers. To be considered the “best” is the highest honor any professional, proud to have our work acknowledged by our fellow chefs.

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Taranta Restaurant Chef Owner Honored During Latino Heritage Month

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Jose Duarte, was honored last week during a City Hall Celebration to mark Latino Heritage Month. The event marked the end of Latino Heritage Month in Boston and was sponsored by At-Large City Councilor Felix Arroyo inside the City Council Chambers.

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