dining on martha’s vineyard

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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Molto Bene – very good, is definitely how I would describe the food at La Soffitta in Vineyard Haven, and now in its third year, I would say this Italian restaurant has found its boschetto (groove). When you walk in, you almost forget that what the space looked like when it was Le Grenier, which is […]

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The rumors are true, and how lucky are we! On Fridays and Saturdays, the Art Cliff has opened its doors for dinner, referred to as Art Cliff PM. You know how you get excited when you walk in for breakfast, thoughts of your favorites and your mind curious about specials? Well, double that excitement for […]

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Once a dive bar always a dive bar. The Ritz is getting back to its roots. Not fancy, not a BBQ joint, just a little bar with good food and drinks and a colorful clientele. Over the the last couple years, The Ritz has been on a journey sort of, trying out new things, learning […]

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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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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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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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Please note that La Soffitta has a new chef for the 2017 season,  Salvatore Della Torre. We’re looking forward to dining there soon, and enjoying another amazing Italian meal. Walk up the stairs to La Soffitta restaurant in Vineyard Haven, and you’re immediately in a space that is both cozy and sophisticated. Whether you sit in […]

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Mangku will not be open for the 2017 season. Hope to see it back next year! All it took was a dream and eBay to make Mangku a reality. I am serious. Jacqueline Foster decided after 7 years of making cheese, it was time to get back into the kitchen, and with the Island being […]

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If you’ve visited Martha’s Vineyard, chances are you may have taken the drive to the cliffs at Aquinnah (Gay Head). This stellar, panoramic view is truly breathtaking. However when there, it’s important to stop and take in the shops and the little eateries found at the cliffs. Here, you’ll find a treasure trove of goodies, […]

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