Author: Shelby Vittek

Shelby Vittek is the Associate Editor for New Jersey Monthly. After fleeing the state for college, she returned to get her MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers University—Camden, and has since made peace with the fact that she might actually be a Jersey girl at heart. She loves to eat, drink, and travel, but enjoys reading a good book just as much.

For this natural redhead, a trip to the Shore is no day at the beach.

Seen in: Jersey Shore

Summer reading isn't just for students. Whether you're at the pool or down the Shore, these books by New Jersey writers will make the perfect companion.

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Plus: Bank of America donates $20,000 to the Central Jersey Housing Resource Center Corporation, the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey raises $200,000 and more.

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Shore spots to satisfy hunger and thirst and ease on down as the sun does the same.

Seen in: Eat & Drink, Jersey Shore

Founded more than 30 years ago as a spin-off of one of the original Jersey Mike’s sub shops, subs and sandwiches are still what the Bread Board Plus does best.

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An inviting Italian restaurant serving generous portions of the classics—pizza, pasta, panini and more.

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William Heritage Winery in Mullica Hill becomes the first New Jersey winery to put wine in a can: the 2017 William Heritage Dry Rosé, now available in four-packs.

Seen in: Beverages, Eat & Drink, Just For the Web

20 Dives We Dig

May 9, 2018

A dive can be old, but it can't be just any old place. It should have a big heart, even if it's small. A dive won't bust your budget. Most of all, you leave wanting to come back.

Seen in: Bars, Eat & Drink

Plus: Christian Drama School of New Jersey raises more than $21,000 for Hurricane Maria Victims, Carrier Clinic is awarded $9,000 grant for horticultural therapy and more.

Seen in: Social Datebook

Hey, who luvs ya? Who's always happy to see ya and treats ya rights? Jersey's plebeian palaces, the gleaming diners, are a state staple. We've picked 25 of our favorites.

Seen in: Eat & Drink

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