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.
Ariana Malushi and her aunt, Alida Malushi, make the hearty, flaky pastries filled with meat and cheese in Fairview, and ship them nationwide.

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Muckraker Beermaker specializes in labor-intensive Belgian-style lambic beers.

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As the science improves, the procedure is an increasingly attractive option for younger women.

Seen in: Health, Jersey Living

Turn downtime into productive time in 2021.

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The gift guide for all your Jersey food-loving friends and family, full of items that ship directly to doorsteps.

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The quality of Garden State wines has improved greatly in the last decade—and more recently, wineries are making strides in sparkler production.

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Amid the pandemic, Morristown-based Nourish.NJ quickly revamped its food-distribution model and shifted all resource services to remote.

Seen in: Giving Back

In response to rising Covid-19 cases, restaurants cannot serve patrons indoors after 10 pm, but outdoor dining and take-out will still be permitted later.

Seen in: Coronavirus, Table Hopping

Here’s what it looks like these days to choose booze without the buzz.

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As a category, the fizzy drink has steadily grown in sales since 2014, when the first commercially available brand launched in Brooklyn.

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