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BEST DESSERT VILLAGE: GREG PALLANTE; LEWIS: COURTESY OF SITA LEWIS; ANDIAMO: EUGENE PARCIASEPE JR. The Village Grille 71 CRESCENT AVE., WALDWICK, (201) 670-8200, VILLAGEGRILLEWALDWICK.COM Five times in a row, readers have picked The Village Grille as the yummiest place to enjoy dessert. Cheesecake lovers as well as fans of a molten lava cake or a slice of key lime pie will grin from ear to ear as they indulge in the restaurants delicious confections. RUNNER-UP: SOOK PASTRY RIDGEWOOD Sook’s owner and French pastry chef has been delighting patrons for years. Her loyal clientele will stop in for a sweet morning, noon and night. “One of my all-time favorites is good olefashioned soul food, which is close to impossible to find in Bergen County, but I found a small place called Boomerang’s in Hackensack that serves Caribbean soul food and they offer fresh delicious dishes.” HACKENSACK’S SITA LEWIS, FOOD NETWORK STAR BEST ALFRESCO DINING Andiamo 23 HARDENBURGH AVE., HAWORTH (201) 384-1551, ANDIAMORESTAURANT.NET Let’s go everyone, andiamo tutti, to an open-air dining experience for both day and night. Perhaps a pizza or a nice plate of pasta? Mangia! 2016 EDITION | (201) BEST OF BERGEN GUIDE 15