Dining in Oak Bluffs

And we’re back….The Ritz reopened its doors for the 2018 season in early March. What a roller coaster it has been the last couple of years for this iconic dive bar, music haven for the Island since 1944. In this blog, I bring some interesting news. The Ritz is embracing its roots. What’s this bar known […]

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It’s a Tuesday night in February and I can’t find a parking spot a The Barn!?! How can this be? Well, when I walked, I knew why. The smell immediately made me hungry. The smell of curry, of exotic spices, Indian food. The dining room was packed and I have to say that 90% of […]

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Ah brunch, just saying the word makes me smile and think of the weekend and food with friends. Guess what Oak Bluffs’ restaurant has added brunch to its menu – yes, the Ocean View. There are many things that make this brunch a little different from some other brunches on the Island. First of all, […]

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Sit. Chat. Chew. is the new mission of Park Corner Food Bar in Oak Bluffs. Note the “bistro” part is gone too. A lot has changed with the small corner bar/dining spot, and I was happy with what’s new. You’ve probably wondered why in all my blogs, I have never mentioned Park Corner. A few […]

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A restaurant doesn’t have to be big or fancy to be amazing. Sometimes, it just needs the right attitude and food to make it out of this world. Lucky for us, we have that at Red Cat Kitchen restaurant in Oak Bluffs. Since 2012, Red Cat has been delighting our palates and igniting our souls […]

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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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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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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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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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