Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Good Taste

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.

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.

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?"

Humphrey’s: a Martha’s Vineyard sandwich landmark

Argie and Bernice Humphreys started baking their famous bread on the Vineyard in the late 1930s. The bread and sandwiches remain a big hit.

Martha’s Vineyard pizza

The origins of pizza are debatable. The Middle East? Italy? Greece? And it depends on your definition of pizza.

Two Thai restaurants tip Oak Bluffs to the East

Martha's Vineyard isn't exactly a hub for ethnic cuisine, so it's a bit striking that there are two Thai restaurants.

Where to eat Vineyard meat

"Eat local" is the reigning rule for foodies today. Maybe even more so than the previous title-holder, "eat organic." Read where to find local meat on the Island.

The Newes from America: An Edgartown classic

The Newes From America, with its exposed beams, low ceiling and dim lighting, is just the place for a cozy dinner on a cold winter night.

Le Grenier: Going strong in Vineyard Haven for 33 years

Le Grenier sits perched above Martha's Vineyard Bagel at the end of Main Street in Vineyard Haven. Jean Dupon is the restaurant's chef and owner and has been for the past 33 years.

Brazillian markets on the Vineyard

Tisbury Farm Market and the Vineyard Grocer, both owned by Brazilian-born Elio Silva "” a Vineyard resident for 23 years "” offer a wide array of goods.

Off-season lunchtime in Vineyard Haven

Lunch, as a meal, doesn't always get the attention it deserves. For a lot of people, the midday meal means a quick sandwich in the car.

Where to eat on New Year’s Eve

If you'd like to bid farewell to 2010 and say hello to 2011 festively with food and drink, you've got options this year on the Vineyard.

Nicky’s Italian Cafe in Vineyard Haven

Nicky's Italian Café has been a family owned and operated restaurant since 2001 when Bob and Laura Barbera opened it.

Deer season on Martha’s Vineyard means venison

If you frequent Alley's in West Tisbury in the early mornings, you may have noticed that blaze orange and camouflage are very en vogue at the moment.

David Ryan’s in Edgartown employs new chef

David Ryan's has long been a popular nightspot, especially in the summer. Now, with new chef Stephen Pond, you may want to familiarize yourself with the menu.

Martha’s Vineyard brunches

Brunch might be my favorite meal to eat. I love a long, lingering morning meal, bottomless cups of coffee, comfortable clothes, no particular place to go.