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Posted: Friday December 27, 2013, 3:15 PM
On Christmas morning, Wyckoff Committeeman Kevin Rooney made his family a big breakfast of scrambled eggs – but they weren't just any eggs. They were ostrich eggs.
Posted: Thursday December 26, 2013, 7:00 AM
Once the stuff of kings and queens, caviar conjures images of decadence and wealth like nothing else.
Posted: Saturday December 21, 2013, 8:05 AM
The Academy for Culinary Arts and Hotel Administration (ACAHA) Class of 2014 presented their annual Holiday Gingerbread Cake "Santa's Village" at Bergen County Academies in Hackensack.
Posted: Wednesday November 27, 2013, 1:35 PM
Naturally sweet and nutrient-packed, sweet potatoes lend themselves to a wide variety of dishes – from simple mashes and casseroles to gratins and pies.
Posted: Sunday November 17, 2013, 10:05 AM
"I think that the food and company are the most important things you need for a perfect meal, at least for me," says chef Danielle Saunders, who also notes the need for great ambience, the right music and good drinks.
Posted: Sunday November 17, 2013, 8:05 AM
On the Menu: Franklin Lakes caterer-chef Ninamarie Bojekian dishes on kitchen trends and her favorite ingredients
When Anthony Bourdain told Franklin Lakes-based caterer Ninamarie Bojekian that her flavor combinations make him nervous, it can only be considered the highest compliment.
Posted: Sunday November 10, 2013, 8:05 AM
Shake Shack hosted its pre-opening celebration in Paramus on Friday, where guests were able to chow down on the restaurant's burgers and frozen custard a day before the grand opening.
Shake Shack | Brandy Cerne | Kan Wang | Allison Stadd | Alexa Mateo | Kelsey Delvalle | Kaitlyn Delvalle | Mike Pantoliano
| Gina Pantoliano | Tayona Brown | Ebony Logan | Katie Baumgardt | Ebony Gardner | Billy Armstrong | Lauren Armstrong | Dave Cavalluzzo | Raymond Vazquez III | Raymond Vazquez Jr. | Adam Garcia | Kimberly Vazquez | Felipe Fuentes | Jennifer Vazquez | Daniel Fuentes | Edwin Fuentes | Elizabeth Fuentes | Stacy Cali | Anthony Cali | Jeff Uttz | Maria Garutti | Kirsten Uttz | Audrey Meyer | Bob Marks | Elayne Marks | Annemarie Roscello | Suzaan Boettger | Danny Meyer | Mark Rosati | Andrew Kohut | Ali Kohut | Philip Kemp | Fred Rohdieck | Ralph Ceballo | Dino Poulos | Gabe Hakim | Jackie Lezette | Tiffany Colombini | Michael Colombini Jr. | Michael Colombini | Athena Lorenzo | Bob Lorenzo | Lynnette Gonzalez | George Fuhrman | Maryann Lorenzo | Michael Broder | Dan Richer | Fred Shandler | Linda Panagia | Randy Garutti | David Swinghammer | Romona Paul | Starcha Carlos | Kevin Diverio | Joe Scott | Dennis Gregory | Ron Garutti | Paramus
Posted: Tuesday October 1, 2013, 4:20 PM
(201) Magazine held its 2013 "DISH" Restaurant Week party, where guests were able to sample dishes from many of the area's best restaurants. The event was hosted at Seasons in Washington Township.
Seasons | Mike Puccio | Talin Ourfalian | Kelly Adams | Ray Adams | Maryann Detig | Juila Chan | Jaclyn Bajzath | Joe Trivia
| Ed Bajzath | Danielle Bajzath | Jeff Ramirez | Lori Nittoli | Nat Fazio | Lori Averso | Jim Averso | Elias Scoropanos | Madeleine Carras | Michelle Ernest | Donna Selman | Lindsey Selman | Lydia Minervini | Ken Marshall | Deirdre Flannigan Ward | Kathy Marshall | Zizi Majid | Sigrid Bouab | Tom Flannery | Holly Wein | Dana Goldstein | Candace Rosenberg | Jennifer Sweetwood | Heather Zwain | Patty McCarthy | Laura Fedyna | Irene Hancock | Drew Breitenbach | Michael Breen | Jeff Hancock | Jonathan Mahtaban | Jessica Mahtaban | Melissa Breen | Alicia Zukaitis | Eric Horowitz | Chrysoula Lile | Claudia Kristensen | Susan Stefany | Patrice Scully | Raymond Kuchler | Amanda Merlo | Paul Fowler | Rich Shortway | Michael Leonardo | Mitchell Greene | Alberto Tirato | Jennifer Bunce | Jenna Cuccia | Joseph Cuccia | Gabrielle Parisi | Christian McAvey | Mildred Danubio | Antoinette Sarabanos | Kim Jurwicz | Ryan Hascup | Nancy Waanders | Fil Silva | Jamie DeSilva | Sushi Dave | Giulia Mondoro | Ricardo Santiago | Joshua Bernstein | Andrew Luca Rossi | Luis Estacio | Jean Fatal | Roxanne Updegraph | Marcela Colonna | Harlem Balboa | Ryan Greene | Sara Kejan | Pricilla Moreno | Jason Kranjac | Aret Cakir | Raquel Cakir | Harry Purut | Andrew Strangio | Estaban Ascencio | Jeanne Stevenson | Amy Hillman | Larry Stetler | Donna Dufour | Dennis Comella | Paul Wood Jr. | Jennifer Grossberg | Marc Padula | Vincent Padula | Dave Rampersad | Dino Sili | Tina Sili | Noel O'Malley | Wilson Lindemann | Eddie Almeida | David Antonio Alvarez | Lorenzo Foglia | Peter Karounos | John Buestan | Isaac Sanchez | Tony Kemna | Kate Lynch | Kaiti Furo | Ida Martin | Susan Garcia | John Cortez | Harvey Siegel | Merille Siegel | Christine | Evan Dobkins | Andrew Rodriguez | Michelle Fusaro | Thomas Mullen | Jose Loidi | David Lorenzo | Jennifer Wasnesky | Clara Barrigan | Cody Lynch | Mark Dillon | William Cho | Joel Weiss | Luke Darby | Albert Tirado | Pretty Sweet Candy Buffets | Porter House | Benzel-Busch | Shannon Rose | Hudson Cakery | Joseph Cuccia Catering | Carlo's Bakery | Grandma's Kitchen | Market Basket | Spuntino | Capital Grille | Martini Grill | Lakeside Grille & Bar | Ramsey Golf & Country Club | Blue Moon Mexican Cafe | La Sera | DTR Entertainment | Dino's Resturant | Biddy O'Malley's | Banchetto Feast | Woodstone Pizza Bar & Grill | Markers Restaurant | Melting Pot | Bibi'z Lounge | Rosa Mexicano | Ho-Ho-Kus Inn & Tavern | Dos Cubanos | Rotunda | Neiman Marcus | Hudson 303 | Mason Jar | Washington Township
Posted: Friday September 6, 2013, 12:30 PM
Patisserie Florentine held a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony last Thursday.
Posted: Tuesday August 13, 2013, 7:50 AM
Ramsey Farmers' Market held its Peach Festival, featuring vendors with various peach products and a perfect peach pie contest.
Ramsey Farmers' Market | Marjorie Simpson | Sandy Cohen | Ellen Mass | Nancy Boone | Pat Confrancisco | Pamela Schulz
Posted: Monday August 5, 2013, 3:24 PM
There was a time when mustard was only used on hot dogs and the condiment was sold in yellow plastic squeeze bottles. Today, mustard is sold in a variety of types and textures – and can hold its own on everything from a sandwich to a gourmet recipe.
Posted: Saturday July 27, 2013, 8:05 AM
We stopped by Ramsey Farmers' Market to check out its Artisans' Corner featuring fresh and natural food for sale by local growers.
Ramsey Farmers' Market | Rosemarie Ferrentino | John Ferrentino | Karen Frolig | Irene Keller | Mary Sullivan
Posted: Thursday July 25, 2013, 7:55 AM
BergenMama.com hosted its Bergen Cupcake Battle at Chef Central in Paramus yesterday, where confectioners went all-in for a battle royale to determine Bergen County's best cupcake.
Chef Central | Carla Sullivan | Nicole Meyer | Jennifer Law | Wendy Yecies | Mike Rojo | Elijah Jefferson | Beth Karam-Putt
Posted: Wednesday July 17, 2013, 3:09 PM
Brace yourself for one of the wildest flavor combos ever to grace your dessert plate: guacamole ice cream. It’s about to take center stage in Rosa Mexicano’s Festival de Helados. That’s right – the Ice Cream Festival returns.
Rosa Mexicano | Shops at Riverside | Mira Park | Luca Draganescu | Robert Kingsland | Adre Meza | Miguel Fernandez
Posted: Sunday July 14, 2013, 9:40 AM
Ridgewood Public Library held its second annual edible book cake contest, where children and adults baked creative cakes based on their favorite books.
Ridgewood Public Library | Mary Miller | Shelley Nolden | Alyssa | Dewitt Silber | Brooke Silber | Joanne Prieto
Posted: Tuesday July 2, 2013, 10:39 AM
Meadowlands Racetrack held its Summer Beer and Harness Racing Festival in Paddock Park
Posted: Thursday June 20, 2013, 11:55 AM
Morton's The Steakhouse at The Shops at Riverside mall in Hackensack held a private preview party to celebrate the restaurant's new look after undergoing a complete renovation to its interior and new additions to their menu.
Shops at Riverside | Morton's The Steakhouse | Joy Madden-Geiger | Noelle Salzano | Gary Messina | Caitlin Butyn
| Martha Brito | Jose Brito | Gilbert Rodriguez | Jehanny Rodriguez | Joseph La Rubbio | Joe Roken | Sawan Thakkar | Mark Lage | Diane Lage | Gail Zisa | Mary Lenahan | Bill Jerlinski | John Squillace | Linda Bear | Tim Hopkins | Marissa Mays | Erika Bacik | Rich Bacik | Teri Wrobel | Tim Wrobel | Patrick Moran | Oscar Moschendorf | Daniela Zangara | Pam Messina | Manos Angelakis | Barbara Angelakis | Rachel Spock | Donna Spock | Lauren Zisa | Val Brown | Al Bobat | Leo DeCandia | Justin Derevyanik | Joe De Siervo | Ginnie Myers | Brian Myers | Andrew Morgenroth | Maryam Samadi | Bob Nesoff | Sandy Nesoff | Dan Schlossberg | Phyllis Schlossberg | Michael Raviv | Grady Bayersdorfer | Marlene Bayersdorfer | Larry Waxenberg | Cathy Waxenberg | Kevin McLellan | Joanne McLellan | Hackensack
Posted: Friday June 14, 2013, 2:57 PM
Modiani Kitchens in Englewood hosted a food and wine tasting to benefit Alliance Against Homelessness of Bergen County
Modiani Kitchens | Tia Salomon | Bite of Heaven Catering | Lori Murray | Sharon DeMarras | Julia Orlando | Chris Purcell
| Carrie Rooney | Rebecca Posoli | Linda Fortunato | Chris Denis | Krista Lyons | Dillon Rogan | Maureen Carey | Diane Dragotta | Gil Kovalsky | Kobi Aharon | Renee Sall | Stephanie Kowalsky | Mike Kowalsky | Samantha Plotino | Joe Emery | Rachel Durkan | Jimmy Durkan | Jennifer Phillips | Barbara Phillips | Mary Grace Katchen | Bill Katchen | Cathy Martinson | John Aramian | Sonja Clark | Peggy Andrews | Lillian Aramian | David Moore | John Hopper | Rick Shulman | Ellen Bucciarelli | Carey Eisner | Margaret Brinckhoff | Englewood
Posted: Thursday June 13, 2013, 7:47 AM
Dishcrawl Jersey City held a tour of four Hamilton Park eateries to sample a variety of each menu's offerings.
Posted: Tuesday June 11, 2013, 1:07 PM
Westwood Chamber of Commerce and Friends of the Westwood Library presented their fifth annual Taste of Westwood.
Westwood Chamber of Commerce | Westwood Free Public Library | Nanne Marie Hansen | Mariah Haskell | Leslie Cohn
| Nicole Heid | Chris Heid | Melissa Donoghue | Patti Barring | Vinny Tamburri | Cathrine Giancaspro | Nicole Giancaspro | Anna Giancaspro | Denise Farrelly | Cathy Gurman | Jett Gurman | Luke Farrelly | Albert Velasquez | Abou Kone | Sarah Kone | John Donoghue | Anna Reuter | Mary Ann Bassett | Kimberlee Bollbach | Jean Cunnignham | Christina Rotolo | Mary Kate Mulhauser | Juli Lamparillo | Cindie Affinito | Lisa Bontemps | Tom Bontemps | Kimberly Vele | Dennis Meehan | Lauren Foley | Therese O'Boyle | John Spillane | Joanne Ribizki | Chris Deletto | Risa Kandel | Joe Blundo | Alfonse Carratura | Kyle Nicholson | Salvatore Petruso | Doug Badaszewski | Jim Caseor | John Castellitto | Kyle Merrill | Franklin Turnpike | PJ Finnegan's | Sarabou Bakery | Harmony Tea Room | Conrad's Confectionery | Bibi'z | A&P Best Cellars | Jake's Cafe | Hanami | Ciavelata Sausage | Bergen County BMW | Westwood
Posted: Friday June 7, 2013, 3:17 PM
Le Gourmet Factory Cooking School (LGF Cooking School) in Englewood held their grand opening party last night.
Angela Thomas | Jill Arslanian | Sonja Kramer | Madeleine Carras | Kayli Baraniec | Howie Greenspan | James Dunn
| Kelsey McQuaide | Stefani Greenspan | Nick Prastos | Candice Batson | Katie Averbach | Sydney Borleba | Cricket Azima | Matt Lilling | Lauren Lilling | Alissa Rubin | Wendie Westerik | Vanessa Mullins | Jeff Martin | Jen Martin | Robyn Seff | Ninamarie Bojekian | Maria Bojekian | Gena Prastos | Ellen Linhart | Rob Desotle | Ashley Clarke | Jessica Calzaretta | Jill Besnoy | Judy Terner | Stephanie Levine | Randy Levine | Todd Rosenzweig | Malorie Kenny | Megan Leary | Samantha Clarke | Frank Huttle | Joel Rubenstein | Jill Scenna | Billy Woods | Johnny Meatballs | Zach Linhart | Jennifer Sweetwood | Robyn Santiago | Joan Ingerman | Brian Rubin | Dennis Seff | Arkady Pavlov | Alla Pavlov | Marcy Prastos | Heather Wasser | Wayne Scott | Jacques Theraube | Juan German | Diane Denberg | Tommy Wilson | Essie Bartels | Frankie Antipasto | Rosanna Nukina | Corinne Carr | Lisa Saar | Kosta Prastos | Kathleen Hernandez | Todd Rosenzwei | Robyn Greenspan | Carlos Stio | Diana Stio | Denise Dixon | Ronald Rollieson | Angela Mungioli | David Cilia | Angelo Mungioli | Giovanna Mungioli | Alberto Dominguez | Carlos Dominguez | Gilbert Dominguez | Molly Winkler | Howie Feinblatt | Kenneth Collins | Elizabeth Psaltos | Sakinah Johnson | Marisela Roman | Carol Rauscher | Donna Barrett | John Barrett | Le Gourmet Factory Cooking School | Englewood
Posted: Thursday May 16, 2013, 7:00 AM
Englewood Cliffs Cadillac kicked off the summer season with a BBQ provided by 5 Alarm Backyard BBQ and raised money for an ice machine for the Englewood Fire Department.
Englewood Cliffs Cadillac | 5 Alarm Backyard BBQ | Englewood Fire Department | Arlene Vasquez | Marlene Margoth
| Jehan Sanders | Jessie Armstead | Michael Fanning | Angela Thomas | Jim Mann | Aja James | Darrell James | Nicole James | Mike Saporito | Curtis Barnes | Lawerence Davis | Connie Davis | Kelly Barnes | Martha Getachew | Mark Neville | Michael Cioffi | Lisette Duffy | Tim Regan | Dan Morrissey | Victoria Holmes | Steven Meccia | Peter Romanoff | Abhishek Sharma | Lydia Bashwiner | Michael Barbara | Joe Nasello Jr. | Joe Nasello Sr. | Mark Green | Todd Franklin | Lou Nardone | Rocky Rizzo | Rich Reid | Peter Rustin | Mark Zinna | Joseph Parisi | Jerome Barnes | Sean Pereira | Remy Balbuena | Vatche Kevorkian | Dalton Watt | Jaimie Guzman | Jamie Burton | George Reyes | Marc Farrand | Dominic Roncace | Jim Steen | Dean Ditchfield | William Fellbaum | Mark Anderson | Mel Fabrikant | Sophie Stone | Tina Apprich | Englewood | Englewood Cliffs
Posted: Tuesday May 14, 2013, 7:00 AM
Small Chick Big Deals held its blog re-launch party at Village Pourhouse in Hoboken, where the food-and-deals site revealed its new image.
Village Pourhouse | Sara Monica Gaona | Alessia Aron | Olivia Rodzen | Dana Prigge | Jessica Galfo | Kyle Varneke
Posted: Tuesday May 7, 2013, 2:38 PM
The Shops at Riverside held the Taste in Hackensack 2013 to benefit Hackensack Blue and Gold Scholarship Fund
Shops at Riverside | Hackensack Blue and Gold Scholarship Fund | Ashley Hauer | Mike Reo | Nicole Serra | Nicholas Reo
| Gail Parisi | Anthony Parisi | Michael Palmieri | Jessica Carrillo | Merna Georges | Gabriella Heredia | Gabriel Heredia | Marisa Kossoy | Melissa Frassetto | Marianela Battaglia | Gulda Battaglia | Maisy Sandoval | Lyn Mayes | Lisa Fitanidis | Jessica Thompson | Nicole O'Brien | Ned Britt | Lisa Britt | Don Ford | Lisa Polino | Andrew Morgenroth | Stephanie O'Neill | Tekora Campbell | Jeff Ware | India Williams | Lou Postel | Fernando Gomez | Dana Jareck | Rachel Fair | Joan Ferrara | Griffin Jareck | Calista Quinn | Paula Woods | Ryan Galperin | Annie Galperin | Harold Duarte | Tyrone Stephans | Fran Borg | Bill Darley | Regina Leiding | Gary Wurtenberg | Diane Bocksel | Elisa Coccia | Joseph Peluso | Janet Welter | Giovanna Frassetto | Karen Butler | Ralph Calise | Ken Crusius | Linda Calise | Terry Sellarole | Cesar Dominguez | Brenna Drury | Andrew Rizkallla | Johannah Purdon | Mary Grace Morone | Marion Gooding | Patty M | Kearns | Barbara Gooding | Declan Gormley | Sean Peyton | Wilson Lindemann | Luis Azanza | Lee Aviles | Kenny Candelaria | Keith Lamber | Christopher Martin | Marie Arakelian | David Arakelian | Michael DeNigris | Joyce Rucci | Irene Stuart | Heather Gugger | Margie Freeman | Kathy Grigonis | Jesse D'Amore | Tom Freeman | Barbara Koumbis | Kenneth Mainegra | Sal Frassetto | Cathy Frassetto | Mary Sommers | Joe Sommers | Danny Cosovic | Aret Cakir | Halina Karnacewicz | Leonard Battaglia | John Labrosse | Hackensack
Posted: Tuesday May 7, 2013, 12:44 PM
Boom Burger in Mahwah celebrated the grand opening of The Patio with a "Sunset" Happy Hour
Boom Burger | The Benjamins | Jamie Yacco | Monica Gates | Karin Houser | Danielle Hitchuk | Steve Smith | Lori Marshall
| Dave Costanza | Vickie Vaughn | Rich Sampson | Carol Waidlich | Debbie Seabrook | Christina Gonzalez | Mike Delaney | Liz Staub | George Rz | Nicole Ianuale | Kim Kavanagh | Elaine DiFalco | Lauren Maloney | Lisa Nolte | Sharon Lupo | Melissa Hartnett | Sarah McGraw | Gina Franzino | Kurt Van Pelt | Lauren Barrell | Maggie Green | Eric Seaman | Liz Oz | Lisa Johnson | Chris Levine | Liz Levine | Mike McEnery | Jusin Askew | Kelly Askew | Annie McEnery | Stephanie Shada | Edwina Roberts | Jenn Heslin | Kevin Duffy | Eric Schroder | Andrea Vitellaro | Cindy Palk | James Hoover | Jennifer Perez | Peter K | Eddie McGee | Lucie Zbaleuskas | Evan Krauss | Dexter Rosario | Nevin Gordon | Mahwah
Posted: Thursday April 25, 2013, 8:10 AM
The Footprints in the Sand Foundation held its Tastes of Pascack Valley at Courtyard by Marriott in Montvale, featuring local food selections.
Footprints in the Sand Foundation | Montvale Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund | Courtyard by Marriott
| Christine Luff | Stacey Pinkwater | Keri Cooper | Angela Tresca | Jeanne Stevenson | Jen Woo | Christopher Donn | Lisa Gurriell | Amy Verrengia | Doris Sutich | Michelle Tabi | Tom Hartel | Thomas Chapman | Danielle Sangillo | Casey DeZorett | Scott Forman | Conrad Rotondella | Leah LaMonica | Steven Fox | Kerri Lein | Linda Krup | John Halligan | Terry Mormile | Keith Mormile | Donna Tosi | Liesel Bell | Barbara Abraham | Anthony Moccia | Michelle Sanders | Debbie Read | Joseph Minuto | Judee Rosenthal | Stuart Rosenthal | Peter Wells | Phil Wells | Carol Casimine | Debbie Szabo | Patti Deitz | Ken Deitz | Hector Delacruz | Mike Feygin | Depak Singh | Kento Kamiyama | Joanne Ruland | Maureen Sgambati | Ted Sgambati | Dave Vozza | Brittany Vozza | David Antonio Alvarez | Edgar Almeida | June Principil | Laurie Mazzuca | Montvale
Posted: Monday April 22, 2013, 4:00 PM
Chef Dana Cohen of the acclaimed TV show Hell's Kitchen visited the Ramsey Golf and Country Club for a live interactive cooking demonstration and more.
Dana Cohen | Ramsey Golf and Country Club | Alyssa Masterson | Aurelian Anghelusiu | Michael Treible | Megan Quinn
| Danny Ungar | Lisa Haystrand | Nancy Haystrand | Frank De Pierro | Colleen Swanzey | Elisa De Pierro | Rita Morriale | Rosa Fede | Stewart Feller | Donna Albert | Jason Marks | Arlene Novack | Terry Camp | Dana Wasek | Ian Wasek | Jeremy | Adina Kahn | Carol Cohen | Marc Cohen | Judith Kay | Scott Kay | Sherry Hans | Barry Kay | Lindsay Styles | Heather Hans | Brian Hans | Lori Eilers | Tom Eilers | Jackie Farley | Leon Moreyn | Kelly Atwood | Elizabeth M | Carr | Alexis LaGrotteria | Lew Scott | Patrick Quinn | Nancy Redinger | John Redinger | Roseanne Jahnke | Rick Jahnke | Marcia Policastri | Robyn Abrams | Kelly Royce | Esteban Ascencio | Louis Premselaar | Judith Premselaar | Mark Eisen | Marcia Eisen | Bil Hahn | Samantha Cohn | Rebecca Hahn | Joe Mayer | Jessica Mayer | Frances Eaton | Amy Rattner | Lenore Rattner | Paul Brody | Kathleen Brody | Celeste Rank | Dean Whitman | Ramsey
Posted: Saturday April 20, 2013, 8:20 AM
Daphne Oz, co-host of ABC's The Chew, stopped by Bookends Bookstore on Thursday to meet fans and sign copies of her cook book "Relish: An Adventure in Food, Style, and Everyday Fun"
Daphne Oz | Bookends | Marie Pinson | Roshen Patel | Panrita Desa | Lisa Gordan | Kimberly Sarno | Melissa Bileky
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Mexican meal must-haves fight for first place
| Jalapenos Mexican Grille and Tequilaria | Fiesta Hut | Badlands Tacos | Chili's Grill and Bar | El Norte | La Frontera Mexican Grill | La Fortaleza | Mi Rancho Restaurant | Moe's Southwest Grill | Pancho's Burritos | Qdoba Mexican Grill | Burrito Battle 2013 | East Rutherford | Edgewater | Englewood | Garfield | Glen Rock | Hackensack | Lodi | New Milford | Paramus | Ramsey | Ridgewood | Woodcliff Lake | Wyckoff