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Summer Bounty Dinner brings world-class chefs to the Island

Chef Scott Cummings of Down Island and 20by9 in Oak Bluffs put a call out to some of his most prestigious chef colleagues, friends,...

It’s all in the family at John’s Fish Market

Owned by the Pachico family, John’s Fish Market has been around for 67 years. Saltwater must run through the veins of the fishermen in...

What makes a restaurant successful

Operating a restaurant on the Vineyard comes with its own unique challenges. For openers, many provisions must be sourced off-Island, we have an abbreviated...

Garde East brings French-inspired dining to the Vineyard Haven waterfront

Finding the perfect team to work with you in the kitchen is almost like finding housing on the Island — nearly impossible, typically out...

Sweet choices during annual Cape & Islands Bakes for Breast Cancer

It’s said that baking for others actually benefits those who bake — the stress relief, plus the feeling that you’re being mindful of another...

Sweet Life, sweeter than ever

Is it too early to say I’ve already had the best meal of my 2017 summer? It’s the first week of June, and I’m...

Plantain Linguiça Breakfast Hash

If you’re looking for a breakfast recipe that’s inspired by the Caribbean, or if you just love plantains as much as I do, this...

Blissed Out in Vineyard Haven

Eating healthy is no longer a trend but a way of life for many people. With this in mind, I decided to stop into...

Fare to remember

When my husband and I travel, walking food tours make up a large part of our itinerary. If we’re in a new city, I’m...

Pizza perfect

Pizza isn’t taken lightly. It can make or break a friendship, destroy a marriage, and can be a cause for war between families. It’s...

Stocking your shelves

Larder: a cool area for storing food prior to use, common in houses before the widespread use of the refrigerator. The Island now has...

Shopping on State Road

As much as we love to try new restaurants on-Island, the sourcing of ingredients to cook in our own homes is just as exciting,...

The Dunes has a new chef who brings a modern twist to traditional fare

This Island has a sort of magnetic energy that brings people back over and over again. It must be that same energy that enticed...

Making sweet magic at Murdick’s Fudge

If you’ve ever been enticed by the sweet aroma that wafts up and down North Water Street in Edgartown, you know how good a...

Prepare your mint juleps and hats: It’s Kentucky Derby time

What do you really know about the Kentucky Derby, aside from the fact that it’s a race celebrated by people in big hats with...

Get your coffee fix at Mocha Mott’s

"Actually, this seems to be the basic need of the human heart in nearly every great crisis — a good hot cup of coffee."...

Build your own burrito at La Choza

On the mainland, fast food refers to the chemical-laden burgers, tacos, and other things that pass as food nowadays. But thankfully, on this Island,...

A passion for pasta

If you follow me on Instagram (@marnely_murray), you know we just came back from a trip that ended with a week in Italy. Venice,...

Head to Shiretown Meats for unbeatable subs and even better service

Walking around Edgartown during lunch time, whether it’s mid-July or the end of March, stomach grumbling and ready for lunch, you weigh your options...

Plant-based menu takes center stage on Sundays at Offshore Ale

Michael Pollan said, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” This quote has become a way of life for a good percentage of the...