where to eat on Martha’s Vineyard

Sit. Chat. Chew. is the new mission of Park Corner Food Bar in Oak Bluffs. Note the “bistro” part is gone too. A lot has changed with the small corner bar/dining spot, and I was happy with what’s new. You’ve probably wondered why in all my blogs, I have never mentioned Park Corner. A few […]

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I cannot tell you how many times I have driven by John’s Fish Market/Sandy’s Fish “N” Chips on State Road in Vineyard Haven. Heck, I used to live right up the street, yet I had never gone. However, recently I have been hearing about how good the food is. My friend Angie has told me that […]

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Even though there is so much to do down-Island, I highly suggest sprinkling in some up-Island adventures. It can feel like a whole different world when you cross that West Tisbury town line. One of my favorite things to do is dine at the Aquinnah Shop Restaurant right on the Cliffs. There are other great […]

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  It has happened. The signs are obvious, smoke rising from the smoker at 7 Oakland Avenue, Oak Bluffs, once again after years of nothing. The smell taunting you as you walk or drive by. Sea Smoke Barbecue is now open. Open daily at 5:00 p.m., Sea Smoke features slow wood smoked BBQ, and of course […]

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Just in time for Labor Day weekend, the iconic Newes from America Pub, part of the Kelley House, located in the heart of Edgartown village reopened after being closed all summer. Unfortunately earlier in the year, the Newes had pipes that burst. The pipes, located under four feet of concrete, were not the only things […]

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Nothing says Summer more than good BBQ, and what could be better then skipping the work? Well, lucky for us, Fella’s, on Union Street in Vineyard Haven, and on State Road in West Tisbury, offer their famous Backyard BBQ. Get ready for some finger-licking good, well seasoned, well cooked classic BBQ that you can enjoy […]

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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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At 14 A street in the MV airport Business Park, you’ll find Jan Buhrman’s Kitchen Porch Catering, but it’s actually so much more. This year, Jan and her culinary team have opened the Back Porch Larder (larder is a room or large cupboard for storing food). Jan has taken the term larder and applied it to her […]

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Nestled in the corner of Nevin Square, in Edgartown, you’ll find Détente. This little gem is open for its 12th season – 12 years of providing local, creative, inspiring cuisine. With a cozy outdoor patio, a great bar and two floors of intimate dining, there’s a space that caters to your mood for the night. […]

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I went for coffee with a friend to Beetlebung in Oak Bluffs on Monday, and saw that it was closing on Sunday, September 20th. I realized that I had not been yet this year, and needed to sample the new chef’s food before it closed. The next day I made a date with a friend, […]

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