Author: Shelby Vittek

Shelby Vittek is an associate editor for New Jersey Monthly, where she edits the Table Hopping blog and Giving Back section. After fleeing the state for college, she returned to get her MFA in Creative Writing from Rutgers University—Camden. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Longreads, Catapult, Narratively, Bon Appétit’s Healthyish, National Geographic, Wine Enthusiast, Saveur, SevenFifty DailyThe Kitchn, Well+Good, The Record, The Smart Set, Philadelphia Daily News, among others.
The 108-acre regenerative farm in Asbury provides the opportunity to experience food at every stage.

Seen in: Jersey Living

These are the Garden State eateries that have closed for good.

Seen in: Coronavirus, Table Hopping

The Student Wish List Project equips younger children with resources and skills needed to volunteer meaningfully in their communities.

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Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, sales of premixed cocktails have exploded.

Seen in: Beverages, Eat & Drink

Gary Pavlis has long been the Garden State's go-to grape guy.

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Eateries are now allowed to be open for outdoor dining. Here's our detailed list of participating restaurants, updated on an ongoing basis.

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Richard Heritage of William Heritage Winery likens the refreshing beverage to a wine seltzer.

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Coauthor Andy Mulvihill, son of park founder Gene Mulvihill, says he wanted to convey that his father was a "true pioneer."

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After seeing cases spike in other states, Governor Murphy has decided to postpone indoor dining in New Jersey indefinitely.

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Reminiscences from a summer day spent with Fun Time Crabbing, a crab charter in Somers Point.

Seen in: Jersey Living, Jersey Shore