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.
Rai Rai Ramen in North Brunswick was closed nearly a year after a fire. When it reopened, its customers returned in force.

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The Garden State is teeming with trails. We've picked 36 of our favorites in North, Central and South Jersey. Go on, take a hike.

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Plus: The Gym raises $10,000 for the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, Applebee's supports Toys for Tots and more.

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Take advantage of the Garden State's bounty by signing up for a CSA–community-supported agriculture–program from one of your local farms.

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Cryotherapy, which incorporates freezing temperatures, can help relieve autoimmune disease symptoms, aid in sports recovery and improve overall skin health.

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The KIKA Method—an assisted stretching technique that incorporates breathing patterns—aims to teach you about your body and your limits.

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Author Lauren Grodstein's new novel tells the story of a mother with terminal cancer who writes a book of memories for the son she'll leave behind.

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The Atlanta Falcons and New England Patriots will square off in Super Bowl LI Sunday, and both teams boast plenty of Jersey players--including 5 Rutgers alum.

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Romance doesn't have to be all fine wines and candlelit dinners. Make your date's heart skip a beat with these unique ideas.

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Our staff has hand-selected five fool-proof activities to keep you happy while you're snowbound this Thursday.

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