Monday, August 10, 2020

Eat & Drink

Photos: West Tisbury’s Farmers’ Market open for season

Despite chilly winds and occasional rain, shoppers flocked to the first West Tisbury Farmers' Market of the season on Saturday, June 11.

Breakfast at the Edgartown Inn

By the time you've stepped inside the front door of the Edgartown Inn, the hustle and bustle of downtown seems miles away.

New Vineyard food stores: Black Sheep and Edgartown Meat & Fish

Edgartown Meat & Fish Market is now open, stocked with meat, beer, wine & more. "We want to make it as easy as possible for people," says co-owner Sean Ready.

New Edgartown Meat and Fish Market opens

Edgartown Meat and Fish Market celebrated its grand opening last weekend and offered first-time customers an array of grilled samples of house specialties, such as steak tips and cilantro lime chicken.

Coop de Ville, on Oak Bluffs Harbor, turns 25

This season marks Coop de Ville's 25th year in business as an Oak Bluffs Harbor summertime staple.

New smoothie spot on Martha’s Vineyard

Even when they're elbow deep in Swiss chard and lemons, the owners of the new Blissed-Out Organic Juice and Smoothie Bar are welcoming.

Edgartown restaurant l’étoile celebrates 25 years

"I'll never serve something that a guest might think 'I could have made that at home,'" Michael Brisson says, chef and owner of l'étoile.

New chef & spring special at Martha’s Vineyard’s Lure Grill

Ramps (wild leeks) are a favorite among chefs. As one of the first green vegetables of the season they symbolize spring and the gastronomic delights to come.

The Scottish Bakehouse readies for summer

The Vineyard Haven cafe, bakery, and small local grocer is ready for warmer weather with their "spring special" breakfast menu and some fresh new entrees.

Easter brunches on Martha’s Vineyard

Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs is having an à la carte brunch. Menu selections include eggs Benedict, French toast, and prime rib.

The Lookout Tavern opens for season

After a six-month hibernation, the popular Oak Bluffs restaurant The Lookout Tavern opened April 14.

Martha’s Vineyard bakery Rickard’s opens second store in Edgartown

The space is great: a copper espresso machine from Italy greets you on one side, and on the other, a wall of freshly baked bread and desserts.

A taste of Passover

Passover, the commemoration of the Israelites' freedom from slavery in Egypt, starts Monday, April 18.

Lambert’s Cove Inn does tapas, Chesca’s opens

Momentum is building and something new is happening weelly on the Vineyard. Next up is the Thursday, April 7 "soft opening" of the Lambert's Cove Restaurant.

Seasonal Martha’s Vineyard restaurants start to open

Despite the sometimes-uncooperative weather, spring is undoubtedly on the way. And with it comes the re-opening of some seasonal favorites.

Easter sweets at Vineyard bakeries

Bakeries and bakers are getting ready for Easter with a wide variety of sweets.

Zephrus now a burger joint

I heard mumblings that something new was brewing on Main Street, Vineyard Haven and indeed, Z Burgers at the Mansion House is the Island's new burger joint.

Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day on Martha’s Vineyard

You don't have to go to Southie to get green beer and hear Irish music today. So far, the line-up of celebrations includes Seasons, The Newes, and Offshore Ale.

Edgartown’s Dock Street Coffee Shop open late

One online review calls Dock Street Coffee Shop, "A nice alternative to the yuppie craziness of downtown Edgartown." Well put.

Dining out at the Y Café, Oak Bluffs

About 1440, Johannes Gutenberg invented the movable printing press and asked his co-workers, "Where do you want to go to lunch?"