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Fine Dining Latour Bibi’z Madeleine’s BEST FRENCH RESTAURANT (TIE) Latour Bibi’z Restaurant and Lounge 6 E. RIDGEWOOD AVE., RIDGEWOOD, (201) 4455056, LATOURRIDGEWOOD.COM 284 CENTER AVE., WESTWOOD (201) 722-8600, BIBIZLOUNGE.COM Madeleine’s Petit Paris Veggie Heaven 416 TAPPAN ROAD, NORTHVALE, (201) 767-0063, MADELEINESPETITPARIS.COM Toujours Latour as a four-time winner as Best French Restaurant in Bergen. Chef Michael Latour continues to bring a charming touch of Paris to the streets of Ridgewood with exquisitely prepared dishes including fallen-cheese soufflé, cassoulet with white beans, duck confit, and lamb Marguese. Don’t miss one of his spun sugar confections. Resembling a French country inn, Madeleine’s Petit Paris offers prix-fixe menus as well as a la carte selections including Pork Normand with calvados and apples, steak au poivre and rack of lamb. Bon appetit! Chef Gazpard Caloz has been delighting the palates of patrons for more than 25 years. Merveilleux! 38 BEST HEALTHY RESTAURANT (TIE) 2016 EDITION | (201) BEST OF BERGEN GUIDE 473 CEDAR LANE, TEANECK, (201) 836-0887 VEGGIEHEAVENTEANECK.COM With a dish like Heavenly Delight, which mixes marinated strips of soy chicken sautéed with shredded snow peas and carrots in steamed broccoli, it’s no wonder that Veggie Heaven has been tops among readers for three years running. This restaurant mixes the best of vegetarian and vegan menus with an Asian flair. Bibi’z, which also offers an extensive gluten-free menu, offers entrees with pasture-raised meats, farmers’ market veggies and wild-caught fish and seafood. LATOUR: CHRIS MARKSBURY; MADELEINE’S: KEVIN R. WEXLER; BIB’Z: ANTHONY BIANCIELLA; VEGGIE HEAVEN: JEREMY SMITH Veggie Heaven