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I had the time of my life during the Dairng Pairings episode of “The Taste”.  This particular challenge really allowed me to show off what I got, while further strengthening my dedication as a wino. For the elimination challenge, I decided to choose the wine I wanted to work with first and then build a […]

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Oatmeal, a breakfast staple, takes its place at dinner table The Record, October 29, 2012 Better Living, By Elyse Toribio Link to full article Local chef Ninamarie Bojekian often turns to the whole grain to make a quick and hearty meal for herself after a long day of cooking for others. “Adding a little salt, […]

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(201) Magazine, May 2010 By Susan Sherrill Axelrod Photos by Ted Axelrod Offering a special cocktail in addition to a full bar or a selection of wine and beer has become a popular entertaining trend. Whether the drink is passed on trays as guests arrive or mixed to order, a creative cocktail is a fun […]

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Bergen Chefs What do chefs cook for their significant others? The Record, February 13, 2011 Better Living, The Corner Table By Elisa Ung It’s not always easy to date a chef. The long hours, the Friday and Saturday nights in the kitchen – not to mention working on Valentine’s Day is practically a given. Many […]

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Gourmet Fare from Everywhere! We were very honored to be asked to be a part of this year’s Cooking For Kids event to benefit St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. On April 30th chefs, restaurants, caterers and distributors joined together at the Sheraton Meadowlands Hotel in East Rutherford, NJ to share their talents and treats for this […]

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Recipes Cold-weather fare that’s hearty, flavor-filled and not too caloric The Record, February 19, 2012 Better Living, The Corner Table By Elisa Ung In the dead of February, braised short ribs and cheesy pastas and creamy soups are singing their siren song from chefs’ winter menus. And even though we know in theory that grilled […]

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We are so proud to be included in the Best of Bergen for 3 years in a row.  Bergen.com Best of Bergen

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Team Ooh La La Wins Final Round of Ultimate Chef Photos by Don Parenta On Saturday, January 28th, our chefs returned to the battle grounds at Chef Central to compete in the final round of Ultimate Chef Bergen County. Secret ingredient: Jack Daniels. The competition: Chef Laurie Cera of 5 Sessions Bistro. The chefs had […]

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Team Ooh La La Wins 1st Round of Ultimate Chef with a Meatball Twist Photos by Ted Axelrod Our Chef, Ninamarie Bojekian, along with our Pastry Chef, Jessica Marotta, was asked to compete in this exciting 5th annual ongoing competition held at Chef Central in Paramus, NJ: Ultimate Chef Bergen County. Jim Edwards, the culinary […]