I love a reason to go to The Beach Plum Inn. When I heard that island chef John Thurgood was going to offer breakfast at the Inn daily this Summer, I knew I would find my way there. Soon after, my friend Jessie who works in Chilmark, suggested we go try out breakfast at the […]


Menemsha is one of those magic places on Martha’s Vineyard. It’s a quaint fishing village in the northwest end of Chilmark, where it meets Vineyard Sound. There is a picturesque harbor, and a beautiful sandy, public beach. Picnicking is a way of life in Menemsha, and especially in-season, there are several classic seafood shacks that add […]


By now you might have figured out that I like Chef Josh Aronie’s food, since I follow his every move. And though I miss The Food Truck, I am glad to see Josh at the Home Port restaurant in Menemsha. With Josh there, it means that it was time to hit the restaurant’s “Back Door” […]


In his first year on Martha’s Vineyard, Chef Aaron Oster has accomplished quite a bit.  From a Summer with Jan Buhrman, the Kitchen Porch, to an amazing culinary event, Swine & Dine,and now he is the Executive Chef at one of the Island’s hottest new restaurants, The Port Hunter. One of the things that drew […]

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We’ve all gotten that call or email from friends or family, “Hey we’re coming to the Vineyard for the day this week.”  I don’t know about you, but my mind immediately starts racing and trying to figure out what I’m going to do to show them how amazing this place is. Lucky for me, there’s […]


As the Summer continues, it amazes me that there are still more new places to discover on Martha’s Vineyard.  I am a down-Island girl, but every now and then I like to head up-Island and experience other things this mgical Island has to offer.  So, it was off to Menemsha where I always feel like […]


Nestled behind Cottle’s Lumber in West Tisbury, you’ll find a working farm and a hidden gem, Lambert’s Cove Glass, which a friend of mine, Russell Carson, has been working at during the off-season.  The more we talked about it, the more I wanted to know about it.  So, I was happy to have the opportunity to […]