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A Box of Chocolates for a Vineyard Valentine’s Day

February 12, 2019

We were all shocked to learn that this will be the last Valentine’s Day for Chilmark Chocolates, which is closing its doors after more than 30 years of delighting Islanders and visitors with outstanding handmade chocolates and candies—often with whimsical names like Tulgeywoods and Squibnuggets. Opening at 11:30 Thursday morning, the shop is likely to […]

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Pop-Up Dining Brightens Winter Nights

January 28, 2019

While some Martha’s Vineyard restaurants close for the winter, or at least part of it, other establishments go out of their way to provide variety for Island diners in these long, dark months. There’s no Indian restaurant here, but lovers of curries and samosas can satisfy their cravings on Tuesday nights at the Barn Bowl […]

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Many Martha’s Vineyard Restaurants Are Open in January

January 14, 2019

Many Island restaurants are open year-round and even in the depths of January, you can take your pick of cuisines: from basic sandwiches and breakfasts to New American, Asian, Brazilian, pizza, pub fare, burritos, fine dining and more. Click the restaurant name for details—and be sure to call ahead for off-season hours, which can change […]

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At Island Restaurants: Turkey & All the Trimmings

November 16, 2018

If, to paraphrase a familiar bit of wit, your answer to “What are you making for Thanksgiving dinner?” is ‘reservations,’ the following restaurants on Martha’s Vineyard will have their doors wide open and a feast awaiting your arrival. (Though of course it would be smart to make reservations!) Though the menus follow a traditional theme, […]

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Thanksgiving Dinner To Go

November 9, 2018

Celebrating Thanksgiving on the Island can be as hands-on (or not!) as you like it to be. Whether you’re looking for a few side dishes, simply a pie, or turkey and stuffing, too, you can look to Island sources for delicious take-out options. Black Sheep, 17 Airport Road, Edgartown, 508-338-7770;  blacksheeponmv.com At its new location in […]

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Singing the Blues (and that’s a good thing!) on MV

August 23, 2018

It’s late summer and the Island is in seafood overdrive. Even better, the bluefish season has started. (Read more about fishing for bluefish here.) And while little can beat the taste of an unadorned, freshly caught, freshly grilled, skin-on filet, this assertive fish also takes well to a variety of flavorings—especially ingredients with a bright […]

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