Author: Shelby Vittek

Shelby Vittek was the associate editor for New Jersey Monthly until 2021, during which she edited the Table Hopping blog and Giving Back section. She continues to write the magazine's Libations column. Her writing has appeared in the Washington Post, Longreads, Catapult, Narratively, Bon Appétit’s Healthyish, National Geographic, Wine Enthusiast, Saveur, The Kitchn, The Record, The Smart Set, among others.
Morristown has evolved into one of the state's most vibrant restaurant towns. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Jersey City is home to one of the most exciting restaurant scenes in the state. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Princeton's restaurant scene is varied and vibrant, from student faves to some of New Jersey's top restaurants. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Over the last decade, Asbury Park's restaurant scene has become one of the most dynamic in the state. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Great restaurants exist on and off the Boardwalk. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Home to one of South Jersey's great restaurant scenes, Collingswood offers an array of dining options. Here are our top picks for where to eat.

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Orange wines are more full-bodied than most whites and offer a range of engaging flavors, from floral to tropical to savory.

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In America, women have been brewing since Colonial times. Author Tara Nurin set out to fill gaps in their stories.

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The big bird goes well with many beverages, but our Libations columnist suggests serving some local booze this year.

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Produced with Jersey apple brandy, it'll warm you from the inside out.

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