Dining & Food

The 5th Annual Pink and Green weekend has raised the bar. What started out as a way to help generate business and excitement during the shoulder season in Edgartown has become an iconic event that offers so much more. With three days packed full of fun on Mother’s Day weekend, it’s tough to decide what […]

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Over the past year, The Ritz has become a contender in the restaurant scene on Martha’s Vineyard. With Chef Ben DeForest taking over the kitchen all Winter long, the food there has become quite an Island topic. With Red Cat back open, Ben is not there as much, but lucky for us, a chef who […]

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*Update – Article 30 was passed at the Oak Bluffs Town Meeting on April 12th. Now, High Tide needs to apply for a special permit, but things are looking positive! A couple of years ago, two friends were hanging out one night at Port Hunter, enjoying the amazing cocktails there and spirits used to make them. […]

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This seems to be the season for making dreams and hobbies become realities on Martha’s Vineyard. From craft spirits to pizza places to beer, people are embracing what they’re passionate about and turning it into businesses. For quite a while, John Clift (Vintage MV) and Joe Monteiro (Atlantic Restaurant), have been talking about the possibility of making […]

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It’s funny how I sometimes forget that some places are open in the off-season, like Isola in Edgartown. Not the the dining room, but the pizza place, next to Espresso Love. Since the Frugal Foodie will be soon coming to an end with Summer approaching, I thought I’d try to give you a couple more […]

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Spring on the Island is more than a change of seasons. There are also a lot of changes seen in the Martha’s Vineyard restaurant world. Our first big one in Edgartown is that the Main Street Diner has new owners.  It’s now the Edgartown Diner. A new, eye catching sign hangs proudly on Main Street. Upon entering, […]

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Last Sunday was the type of day you dream about in New England, when Winter is coming to an end. It was warm, sunny, the birds were chirping, and Martha’s Vineyard was bursting with the songs of the new season to come. Also,  it’s the unofficial day for brunch. One of the best brunches on Martha’s […]

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Pizza. A food everyone likes but the styles vary. Thick or thin crust, lots of sauce, light sauce, cheese blend or just good mozzarella. Friends, Joseph Monteiro, the executive chef from Atlantic Restaurant, and John Clift, the owner of Vintage MV, both have been searching on Island for the kind of pizza they like. When you […]

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For the last 8 years, Erica McCarron, aka Tiny Baker, has been creating amazing desserts on the Island. Any time I walked into Mocha Motts, I would be tempted by her daily dessert creation. Erica may be petite in statue but she is big into creativity. She truly is an artist with her desserts. Where many sweet […]

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These days, a number of restaurant doors are still closed. However, Slice of Life on Circuit Avenue in Oak Bluffs is open and offering a you a number of reasons to dine there, on top of the yummy food. Seven years ago, the chef, Peter Smyth, and his wife, Jennifer, bought Slice of Life from […]

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