Changes On The Vineyard

It was always fun to stop by the Katama General Store on the way to South Beach during the Summer months. Grab a bite to eat, maybe something to drink, and then on you went. However, now I feel like the Katama General Store is a destination, and I am kind of in love. Owners […]

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I am not quite sure why, but when you walk up to 19 Raw Oyster Bar, you feel like you’re in for a fun time. Perhaps because it is a bar and is small and intimate. The set-up pretty much guarantees that you’re going to accidentally bump into friends there or make new ones. Chef/Owner, […]

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  It has happened. The signs are obvious, smoke rising from the smoker at 7 Oakland Avenue, Oak Bluffs, once again after years of nothing. The smell taunting you as you walk or drive by. Sea Smoke Barbecue is now open. Open daily at 5:00 p.m., Sea Smoke features slow wood smoked BBQ, and of course […]

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Leaving on that Midnight Train, heading to the parking lot of Jim’s Package Store in Oak Bluffs. Sounds crazy right? Well, with the Midnight Train Food Truck there nightly, it’s sure to become a late night hotspot. Jordan Wallace has been working on the Midnight Train Food Truck for the past two years. Yes, it is […]

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You’ve heard the rumors that Mikado, the newest addition to the Vineyard Haven restaurant scene is full of tile, miles of tile, and it’s true. Walk into this Main Street restaurant and you won’t even believe that it was the home of Waterside Market for all those years. The space is very open, full of intricate […]

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Before moving to Martha’s Vineyard, I was a frequent visitor to Philadelphia’s First Fridays. Downtown was a sea of artists, food vendors, music, and more. One of my favorite ways to enjoy the city. Funny how you miss those types of events, but now I can enjoy First Friday Vineyard Haven. With over 40 shops […]

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There’s a new bright spot that beckons you to visit on Beach Street in Vineyard Haven. Magnetic North has opened its doors for the season. I am sure that you have seen the building next to the Chamber of Commerce being worked on over the last several months, and wondered what was going to be there. […]

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Celebrating its second season, the Martha’s Vineyard Concert Series has changed the Summer music scene on the Island. I met with producer, and island homeowner, Adam Epstein, of Innovation Arts & Entertainment, to see what’s new for this year. Adam and his team learned a lot about what works well and not so well on […]

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Though there are a lot of options for lunch and dinner in the heart of Edgartown, it can be hard to find a good old fashioned hero (sub) — a sandwich style known for being hearty, filling, and a conduit for lots of different ingredients. Well, your heros are now here. Friends Carlo Stanisci and Tim Starzyk have […]

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On July 1st, Martha’s Vineyard is going to see a culinary event unlike any other — Summer Bounty. Chef Scott Cummings is bringing six award winning chefs to Down Island restaurant in Oak Bluffs, for a chef’s dinner that will be unforgettable. Summer Bounty features seven courses, with two seatings. Each course has been selected by the […]

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