dining on martha’s vineyard

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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The Winter months seemed a little longer without Atria’s Sunday Burger Night, so when it was time for their doors to open, I knew I had to go, and see what was new for this 17th season. Atria is like two worlds, kind of like the Island sometimes. The upstairs, which is light and sophisticated, […]

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So winter is in full swing. The Island has had its first big snowstorm, and now hibernation has set in for a lot of people. This is nothing new. It happens every year. The towns are quiet after 5 p.m. However this winter, JB and his team at Martha’s Vineyard Chowder Company (ChoCo) are giving […]

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Chilmark Tavern has eluded me for the last couple of years, but this was the Summer it had to happen. I have been hearing so much about the Island’s only “tavern”. The food and the scene draws crowds nightly with people from all over Martha’s Vineyard. Living in Oak Bluffs, it sometimes feels like heading up-Island […]

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Island Grown Schools has teamed up with the Sweet Life in Oak Bluffs and the Beach Plum Inn for Spring Suppers, a way to raise money and awareness for the program. The Spring Supper is not only a fundraiser for Island Grown Schools, but it’s also a way for supporters to enjoy local food in […]

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