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.

Heritage's Dairy Stores is a family-owned convenience-store chain that has served the South Jersey area longer than industry giants Wawa and QuickChek.

Seen in: Eat & Drink, Jersey Living

Quincy’s Original Lobster Rolls, opened earlier this summer, is a welcome addition to the Shore's dining scene.

Seen in: Table Hopping

Japanese cuisine is diverse and so much more than raw fish. At this Maple Shade establishment, you can explore the rest.

Seen in: Table Hopping

Plus: Turning Point Restaurants raises $74,000 for the Kortney Rose Foundation, the Eastwick Foundation donates $40,000 to local food banks and more.

Seen in: Social Datebook

In Neptune City, you will see a Philippine flag—red and blue with a golden sun—flying outside Kamayan Grill. “Kamayan” is a Filipino style of eating food by hand, but no worries, utensils are supplied.

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The popular Parsippany BYO shows there's more to Vietnamese cuisine than steaming bowls of pho.

Seen in: Table Hopping

The Merchantville establishment boasts more than 40 taps and an extensive menu of reasonably priced food.

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Despite what its name implies, this fast-casual eatery doesn't serve any wine—but it does offer a healthy assortment of customizable Mediterranean meals.

Seen in: Table Hopping

Whether you’re craving quiet indulgence or merriment and mimosas, NJ offers an array of spas to elevate your mood and improve your well-being.

Seen in: Jersey Living

Plus: The Alzheimer's Association receives $10,000 grant, Spuntino Wine Bar & Italian Tapas raises funds for California wildfire victims and more.

Seen in: Social Datebook

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