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Specialty Food Shops Ridgewood Cheese Shop BEST CHEESE SHOP (TIE) Chez Cheeze 10 WASHINGTON ST., TENAFLY, (201) 568-2050, CHEZCHEEZE.COM Ridgewood Cheese Shop 32 S. BROAD ST., RIDGEWOOD, (201) 445-1777 Fabulous fromage. Nothing makes a dinner party more wonderful than a cheese course that brings the palate alive. Just like a perfect wine, a cheese can make a meal. Ridgewood Cheese Shop in the Super Cellars has a long and renowned reputation for its collection of artisan cheeses and the expertise to pair them with just the right wines. Chez Cheeze offers a spectacular compliment of cheeses as well as a luncheon menu and delectable catering options. BEST FROZEN YOGURT Blueberry 350 RAMAPO VALLEY ROAD, OAKLAND, (201) 644 0999 Try the angel food cake or the thin mint yogurt flavors at Blueberry and top it with peanut butter cup, caramel turtles or toasted coconut flames. Yum! RUNNERS-UP: PLANET SWIRL RIDGEWOOD TWIST WESTWOOD You’ll enjoy the deep freeze at this popular duo of frozen yogurt shops. Enjoy smoothies at Planet Swirl, or the healthy toppings at Twist. 44 2016 EDITION | (201) BEST OF BERGEN GUIDE BEST WINE STORE Total Wine & More 1001 MAIN ST., RIVER EDGE, (201) 968-1777 TOTALWINE.COM Choosing a wine can be an exercise in futility if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Luckily, the staff at Total Wine are ready to help with a body of wine knowledge that matches its enormous inventory of regional, national and international vintages. CHEZ CHEEZE: CHRIS MARKSBURY; RIDGEWOOD CHEESE SHOP: GREG PALLANTE; BLUEBERRY’S: MARION BROWN; TOTAL WINE: ANNE-MARIE CARUSO Chez Cheeze