Dining & Food

If you look up larder on Wikipedia, you’ll find that it is “a cool area for storing food prior to use.” Interestingly enough, The Larder on State Road in Vineyard Haven offers just that, with a twist. The Larder is a collaboration between Jefferson Munroe, from the Good Farm, and Daniele Barrick, from Scottish Bakehouse, and […]

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A chef can be a storyteller with food, and that is what the new chef at State Road is. Chef Randy Rucker came to Martha’s Vineyard from Texas in October, and hasn’t looked back. A previous owner of three restaurants in Texas, he is now enjoying focusing all his energy on the food in his new […]

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Now I am not necessary a buffet fan, but there are those instances that change your mind. I recently discovered one — the buffet on Sunday nights at Copper Wok. For lunch and dinner, Copper Wok offers an all you can eat Chinese Buffet, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., for $10.99, and from 4:00 p.m. to […]

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I love a good theme night for dinner, a party, just about anything. When I heard of Veggie-Centric Sunday at Offshore Ale, I knew I would have to check it out. It’s the new year, and many of us are still trying to eat more healthy, which includes more veggies, and there are a lot […]

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What does everyone love? Free stuff, and here’s the scoop on where to get some really great free nibbles and have an amazing time. During these grey months, Rockfish knows how to entice people to come out. On Thursday and Friday nights from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the staff serve free passed apps in […]

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I sometimes think that people don’t go out to dinner during the winter months for fear of being the only ones in a restaurant. That’s why I love writing our Frugal Foodie series which focuses on some of the best deals, and winter perks with the Island restaurant scene. These nights are usually quite popular and […]

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I was able to sit and catch up with The Ritz‘ general manager, Ben DeForest (not a mistake, Ben has been the GM since the Fall). I like chatting with Ben — it’s half motivation speaker (though he may not know it) and half interesting Island happenings. Ben has made a lot of changes in […]

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Across the street from the Vineyard Haven post office, you will find the newly opened Sweet Bites. As the name might indicate, you will find an amazing and very different selection of sweet treats, but there’s more. Owner, baker, Sonia DeStefani is no stranger to the restaurant/baking world on the Island. She and her husband Valerio […]

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It’s hard to believe that I have been writing On Point since 2011. At the end of the year, it’s fun to reflect on some of my favorites Island topics I’ve written about. Don’t get wrong, every story has a special place in my heart, but there are some that I think about often. I […]

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One of the biggest ways we raise money with the Martha’s Vineyard Teddy Bear Suite Fundraiser is with our annual raffle that we host during Christmas in Edgartown, and this year will not disappoint. Island Restaurant Package Let’s start with one of my favorite raffle items ever – the Island Restaurant Package. We have continued to […]

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