Fragrant roses and fine wine can be key elements of a romantic evening, and both can be found at Wine & Roses, a family-owned boutique in business since 1987. In addition to a full florist's shop and liquor store, patrons can find gourmet foods, gift baskets, stuffed animals, and balloons. Delivery is available throughout Bergen County.
Bergen Dental Spa's dentists help patients protect their teeth and gums and perfect their smiles through cosmetic care. During checkups, dentists scrape away tartar and x-ray teeth for any hidden cavities or lost socks. They also rely on Zoom! teeth-whitening treatments to lift coffee and wine stains with a combination of whitening gel and LED light. The treatments can brighten teeth up to eight shades during a quick 45-minute office visit.
Headquartered in a quaint storefront in Teaneck and voted (201) magazine’s 2011 Best of Bergen Best-Kept Secret, Picklelicious sells homemade New York–style pickles and other gourmet treats. Owner Robyn Samra hand-packs the shop's pickles using local ingredients such as New Jersey–grown cucumbers and the spirit of Bruce Springsteen. Customers can shop online or stop by in person to stock up on the veggies formerly known as cucumbers, along with other tangy preserved goodies. Stick to the classics with a quart of kosher dills ($10), accessorize burgers with a pint of sweet pickle chips ($7), or punish rebellious taste buds with a quart of hot and spicy pickles ($10). Picklelicious also offers up gourmet olives, sauces and dips, penny candy, and gift baskets, and treats all guests to a free pickle-on-a-stick on Sundays.
Target Portrait Studios are operated by professional photographers who aim to help you capture special moments. The studios can be decorated for most any type of shoot, whether you're celebrating a mom-to-be, a graduation, or an upcoming holiday. Subjects also have the opportunity to choose their own backdrops or props, and they can even bring in their favorite toy or invisible friend. The customization doesn't end with the shoot, though?digital files can be personalized with borders, designs, and quotes and then printed in a variety of sizes.
The dessert aisles at Jewel-Osco beckon sweet-tooth landlords with a plethora of frozen delectables, bestowing inimitable tastes from lauded brands such as Popsicle and Good Humor. Scoop up Breyers ice cream in flavors like the Breyers Blasts, available in Oreo Cookies & Cream and Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (around $4.99). Or trade coffee sips for creamy java spoonfuls with Starbucks ice-cream products (around $3.99), keeping eyes from drooping during marathon sand-castle-construction sessions. Klondike ice-cream sandwich packages (around $3.99) in new Mint Chocolate Chip or What the Fudge? Brownie make for delicious after-lunch fare, and Ben & Jerry's (around $3.99) blends creative ingredients into concoctions including Red-Velvet Cake and Cherry Garcia, keeping jaded tongues on their toes.
Dr. John N. Kallis, an oral and maxillofacial surgeon for 25 years, and Dr. Patricia R. Marrone, a highly educated dentist fluent in English, Italian, and Spanish, lead an experienced staff in crafting beautiful, healthy smiles with expert oral-surgery and periodontal procedures. In an initial consultation, dentists greet clients, explain diagnoses, and lay out treatment options, which may include dental implants or intense psychotherapy for sensitive teeth. Prior to appointments, clients relax on soft seats in the waiting room and flip through magazines, watch the flat-screen television, or stare at leafy plants in an attempt to judge their rate of growth. Treatment sessions seat patients in padded, adjustable chairs as dentists make use of high-tech equipment to banish wisdom teeth, craft implants, graft gums, or eradicate joint disorders.