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‘Seventeen Mussels, Left Fork Style’

It's always the right time for shellfish and this mussel recipe from executive chef Scott Ehrlich of The Dunes at the Winnetu has us drooling. It's basically all of our favorite things presented beautifully...

Meet Your Maker: Oberon York

The Martha’s Vineyard Mini Maker Faire heads into its second year at the Ag Hall on May 13 at 10 am. The Faire showcases Island “makers” — beekeepers, sword makers, robot designers, artists, musicians...

Kentucky Derby fever spreads through the Harbor View Hotel

The "most exciting two minutes in sports" was celebrated in style over four hours in Edgartown on Saturday. For the second straight year, the Harbor View Hotel hosted a Kentucky Derby Party, bringing fans of horse...

It’s wine time in Edgartown this weekend

For the fifth consecutive year, the MV Wine Fest returns to the Island to showcase world-class wines in Edgartown from May 11 to 14. The four-day celebration will feature wines from the U.S. as...

Cookbooks ‘R’ Us at the Oak Bluffs Public Library

Indisputable fact: We all eat. And most of us love to eat. We’ve come a long way since we waited beside the campfire for the hunters to return with a wooly mammoth, at the...

Keeping the dive alive

The bar has a fresh coat of paint, and the wood floors have a shine to them, but they’re still good for dancing. The Ritz Soulkitchen and BBQ  in Oak Bluffs recently underwent a...

Harbor View Hotel takes first place at MVY's Big Chili Contest

Updated 3 pm on March 29 Close to 1,600 hungry, thirsty souls gathered at the Portuguese-American Club in Oak Bluffs on Saturday for the 31st annual Big Chili Contest. Hosted by MVY Radio, Big Chili...

Year in Review: Food and dining

Oh 2016, what a year it’s been. I can honestly say I’ve consumed more food this year than any other in my life. Not even growing-teenager-me ate as much as 31-year-old-can’t-fit-into-skinny-jeans-anymore me. It was...

Food challenge goes wild with local ingredients

All year long Islanders have been hunting and gathering, preparing and preserving edible ingredients in anticipation of one of the Vineyard's more unique annual events. The Local Wild Food Challenge is a global phenomenon...

Indulge at Food and Wine Fest this weekend

Celebrity chefs, TV personalities, and some of the nation's top wine and food experts will be on hand this weekend for the ninth annual Martha's Vineyard Food and Wine Festival. But the four-day event...

Art of Chocolate delights Martha’s Vineyard

This weekend, the word on everyone’s tongue at Featherstone was “delicious.” The 13th annual Art of Chocolate Festival brought the best of Martha’s Vineyard chocolate treats under one roof. About 1,000 people attended the...

Chocolate flows from the Featherstone fountain this weekend

If you think there's such a thing as too much of a good thing, then the upcoming Art of Chocolate Festival might not be your thing. But if you're less puritanical of mind and...

The annual Food and Wine Festival: A weekend as fresh as it gets

This year’s annual Food and Wine Festival will start next Thursday, Oct. 13, and continue through Sunday, Oct. 16. Enjoy four days and nights of unique-to-the-Island culinary experiences. Meet the local talent — the...

Martha’s Vineyard Craft Beer Festival will debut Saturday

Beer drinkers, rejoice. The craft-beer festival craze is finally coming to the Vineyard. This Saturday, Sept. 24, the first annual Martha's Vineyard Craft Beer Festival will take over Washington Park in Oak Bluffs. Beer,...

‘Gather’ around to experience food as art

This summer, for the fourth year in a row, Farm. Field. Sea. is bringing food-related experiences to venues around the Vineyard. In July, guests enjoyed two locally sourced meals at the Martha's Vineyard Shipyard,...

Doug Rauch cuts waste with food innovation

Doug Rauch had a great idea that might help feed the hungry and help solve the growing food-waste issue at the same time: a healthy grocery store stocked with food that otherwise might go...

Festivalgoers felt anything but blue at the West Tisbury Blueberry Festival

On Saturday, July 16, the First Congregational Church in West Tisbury celebrated its fourth annual Blueberry Festival. It is the second in the church’s series of fruit festivals, held to raise funds for the...

Memories of the Feast of the Holy Ghost

Oak Bluffs will celebrate the annual Portuguese Feast of the Holy Ghost this weekend with a parade and a community dinner. The event, held by the Holy Ghost Club of Martha’s Vineyard since the...

Farm. Field. Sea. digs into Wampanoag heritage

The cars lining the street at Orange Peel Bakery in Aquinnah last Wednesday weren’t just for Juli Vanderhoop’s weekly community pizza night. For the first time, Farm. Field. Sea. An Island Culinary Adventure teamed...

The West Tisbury Farmers’ Market opens for business

The West Tisbury Farmers’ Market opened for the summer season last Saturday at the Grange Hall in West Tisbury. The popular Island gathering includes locally grown and raised vegetables, meat, eggs, and dairy in...