New dining on Martha’s Vineyard

I am guessing you have seen the bright red awning that now adorns part of the big building in the middle of 5 Corners, since almost everyone passes through Vineyard Haven at some point. Perhaps you’ve wondered about it. Vineyard Caribbean Cuisine? What is it like? What’s the food like? Well, finally I myself made […]

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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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Across the street from the Vineyard Haven post office, you will find the newly opened Sweet Bites. As the name might indicate, you will find an amazing and very different selection of sweet treats, but there’s more. Owner, baker, Sonia DeStefani is no stranger to the restaurant/baking world on the Island. She and her husband Valerio […]

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With a soft opening last week, Tin Hanger, where Flatbread once was, is now open for business, daily for dinner. A brave endeavor to open a restaurant in November one would think, but not for this Island family. Jack McGroarty is no stranger to businesses on Martha’s Vineyard. His family owned The Wharf in Edgartown, and […]

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Many of  you may have seen the new restaurant sign, Garde East, where the Blue Canoe once was. If you’ve been curious, this is worth exploring. This restaurant, which offers some of the most amazing views of Vineyard Haven harbor, has been completely refreshed. The walls are white, and feature Island artwork from the Seaworthy […]

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Where does one go for lunch when you’re in the middle of the Island of Martha’s Vineyard? Well, before you’d have to go head all the way into one of the towns to grab a bite, but that is no longer true. I heard it through the grapevine that there was a great new place […]

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When chef/owner Jean Dupon closed the doors after 37 years of serving memorable French inspired cuisine to Islanders and visitors last Fall, people were sad and disappointed, another downtown Vineyard Haven restaurant closing its doors. But hope was on the horizon. Island restauranteurs Susan and Stephen Bowen were interested in the building. The owners of Waterside Market […]

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