Martha’s Vineyard Restaurants

A chef can be a storyteller with food, and that is what the new chef at State Road is. Chef Randy Rucker came to Martha’s Vineyard from Texas in October, and hasn’t looked back. A previous owner of three restaurants in Texas, he is now enjoying focusing all his energy on the food in his new […]

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Now I am not necessary a buffet fan, but there are those instances that change your mind. I recently discovered one — the buffet on Sunday nights at Copper Wok. For lunch and dinner, Copper Wok offers an all you can eat Chinese Buffet, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., for $10.99, and from 4:00 p.m. to […]

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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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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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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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One of the most anticipated restaurant openings in Oak Bluffs happened this past week at Down Island. Down Island is the second restaurant for the Celestial Group (Adam Jaime, Doug Abdelnour, Dave Gaffy, and Steve Ansara) which owns sister restaurant, 20 By Nine, on Kennebec Avenue, Oak Bluffs. Down Island is also on Kennebec Avenue. However, you […]

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Ah Breakfast, the most important meal of the day they say. So, I guess it’s a good thing that The Newes from America Pub has brought back breakfast. Actually it’s better than a good thing because there are some really good signature dishes on the menu. What really caught my eye was the Popover Egg […]

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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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It seems like it wasn’t that long ago that we were all saying how great it would be to have a place to bowl on Martha’s Vineyard, something to do, get us out of the house. Well, since The Barn, Bowl & Bistro opened its doors late last Spring, we were given a great way […]

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