Dining & Food

It seems as though the President and First Lady were hitting the town(s) quite a bit for their Vineyard vacation this year. I have to say that I was quite happy with their selections. They happened to visit a couple of my favorite spots. Here’s their list – perhaps there’s one or two that you […]

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If you’ve ever met the brothers behind Smooth Moves, Zared and Evan Shai, you know that they are guys that know how to have fun. Their newest endeavor, Backyard Taco, definitely emulates that vibe. Located right next to Smooth Moves on Winter Street, you might be surprised at all you’ll find in this little space. The […]

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Nothing says Summer more than good BBQ, and what could be better then skipping the work? Well, lucky for us, Fella’s, on Union Street in Vineyard Haven, and on State Road in West Tisbury, offer their famous Backyard BBQ. Get ready for some finger-licking good, well seasoned, well cooked classic BBQ that you can enjoy […]

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Celebrating its fifth year, Not Your Sugar Mamas (NYSM) has opened its own organic cafe. Located in the Tisbury Market Place in Vineyard Haven, the cafe is right next to their sugar “factory,” where all their goods are made. The NYSM Organic Cafe is quaint and holds some seriously good for you and yummy bites. I […]

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The Covington, the name of the tugboat that hit the Port Hunter back in 1918, resulting in a well known shipwreck off East Chop, is also the name of the new sister restaurant to The Port Hunter in Edgartown. The Covington opened with great fanfare earlier this summer, and has been jammed ever since. The two […]

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Every day at 10 a.m., brunch begins at Beetlebung. I chose Tuesday morning to venture for my first time. The place was hopping. Chill music playing, people happy to sit have a morning cocktail, and settle in for brunch. It was a scene, even Island icon Skip Finely was there! Located on Circuit Avenue in Oak […]

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Sometimes I am hesitant to write about some of my favorite places, but then again, it’s fun to share too. Wave Bar in Edgartown is one of those places. Nestled behind the Kelley House, with an entrance on Dock Street, this outdoor spot is a summer favorite of mine. Wave may be small but it’s […]

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Let’s face it, there are days that you don’t want to leave your house or the beach or even bother with traffic in the Summer for that matter — but you still have food needs. Whether for your family or a dinner party or even just for you, did you know, there are now services […]

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Gather. The word can have so many meanings, unique to the beholder. For Nevette Previd, creator of Gather, the conversation and pop-up dinner series of Farm.Field.Sea, it means experiencing pleasure with a purpose. Featuring beautiful Island locations, Island food, all while highlighting something thought provoking. Genius. Gather – Food & Oceans For the inaugural Gather pop-up series, […]

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Ah the joys of the Sweet Life. Each year I am delighted by what’s new at this fabulous Oak Bluffs restaurant featuring seasonal, modern cusine. And this year does not disappoint. With chef/owner Kevin Crowell at Detente for the season, chef Carlos Montoya is back in the kitchen with his inventive and delicious cooking. I […]

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