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.
Rich, fruit-forward ales are gaining traction across the state.

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Plenty: A Memoir of Food and Family chronicles Howard's career, personal trials and path to motherhood.

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Foil the dog days of summer by fighting fire with fire.

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The popular Italian sparkling wine now has permission to go pink.

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Need a new wave of refreshment? There's a hint of the sea in each sip.

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Staples along the Jersey coastline sure to satisfy every summer craving.

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How to find the Jersey Shore's most secluded strips of sand.

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Aged yet crystal clear, this agave spirit is meant to be savored.

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A willingness to let grapes be grapes is gaining traction.

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The versatile spirit is finally hitting more Jersey menus and shelves.

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