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.
Updated daily: Our detailed list of restaurants that are closed for the foreseeable future, plus others open for takeout and delivery.

Seen in: Coronavirus, Table Hopping

Alcohol producers have pivoted to hand-sanitizer production and expanded home delivery—much to customers' relief.

Seen in: Beverages, Coronavirus, Eat & Drink

Stories of sacrifice, service and resilience.

Seen in: Coronavirus, Jersey Living

Plus other eateries with special takeout menus to meet all your grilled cravings this weekend.

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Residents and companies have stepped in to offer free disinfecting service for first responders, donate meals to healthcare workers and feed those in need.

Seen in: Coronavirus, Giving Back, Photos: Galas & Giving

Under Cannoncru, his new label, Chris Cannon works with with makers worldwide to bottle lesser-known wines that are sustainable, organic and/or biodynamic.

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In her new book, "Shiner," Amy Jo Burns wanted to tell a story of “people who feel forgotten in a forgotten place.”

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Garima Kothari, chef/owner of the Indian restaurant Nukkad, was found unresponsive in her Jersey City apartment on Sunday.

Seen in: Table Hopping

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, John Ropelski launched a "no-questions-asked" free bread program to help feed the community.

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Just the sight of a bakery can lift one’s spirits. We did the hard work of visiting and tasting so you can make a beeline for Jersey’s finest.

Seen in: Eat & Drink