Much More Than a Stop Over: Offering views as planes take-off and land, The Plane View Restaurant is a destination on its own

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Aug 252017
 
Much More Than a Stop Over: Offering views as planes take-off and land, The Plane View Restaurant is a destination on its own

by Diane Alter Travelers in and out of Martha’s Vineyard via airlines rave about the airport’s Plane View Restaurant. While the island is a destination for these visiting fliers, the Plane View Restaurant is one of the Vineyard’s best kept dining destination secrets. Parking in the towns, can be trying (to put it mildly) during [ Read More… ]



The Sand Bar & Grille: The Island’s Only Beach Bar

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Aug 252017
 

Enjoy burgers, brewskis, and sushi at Oak Bluffs’ preeminent outdoor dining spot by Diane Alter At the Sandbar & Grille on the harbor in Oak Bluffs, patrons can enjoy everything from a first-rate burger to sensational sushi. That is indeed a big part of the restaurant’s appeal. Yet it is the Sand Bar’s outdoor dining, [ Read More… ]



Off The Menu: Surf and Turf at Ocean View (Oak Bluffs)

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Aug 252017
 
Off The Menu: Surf and Turf at Ocean View (Oak Bluffs)

The Ocean View’s Surf & Turf entrée consists of two large baked stuffed shrimp and a 9 oz. certified Angus beef filet mignon. The shrimp are overstuffed with seafood , not just a lot of breadcrumbs. The filet is a thick cut of beef cooked to order. The meat is juicy and tender. The first and every bite after melts in your mouth. [ Read More… ]



Sweet Tooth: Every Day is Sundae at Edgartown Diner

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Aug 252017
 
Sweet Tooth: Every Day is Sundae at Edgartown Diner

The one comfort food that dessert-lovers everywhere go for when the weather gets warm is ice cream. While a plain ol’ scoop may do the trick, there are days when an ice cream cone or a cup doused with sprinkles just isn’t enough. Indeed, some days call for a mountain of hot fudge layered in between vanilla ice cream, with creamy [ Read More… ]



Best Burger: The Ritz

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Aug 252017
 
Best Burger: The Ritz

One thing everyone who has visited the Ritz Cafe can agree on since this Oak Bluffs institution came under new ownership a few years ago, is that whatever they do, they do it right and they do it well. From incredible live music to successful events, the Ritz has proven it is out to be [ Read More… ]



Meet Your Bartender: Jayne at Island House Bar & Grill

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Aug 232017
 
Meet Your Bartender: Jayne at Island House Bar & Grill

by Dirk Leisure TW – It’s pretty hard to get a coveted Bartending position your first year here. Were you a bartender before you got here? JaYne – Yes, I did a little bit back in Hingham TW – What’s your most embarrassing moment behind the bar? Jayne – Oh my gosh…one time I was pulling one of the droughts and [ Read More… ]



Chef Chat: Robert Dowd Executive Chef at Seafood Shanty

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Aug 232017
 
Chef Chat: Robert Dowd Executive Chef at Seafood Shanty

by Diane Alter Robert Dowd, executive chef at Edgartown’s hugely successful and widely celebrated Seafood Shanty, walks out of the kitchen’s back door with no pomp or circumstance, no personal assistant, no PR person. This accomplished and very busy chef shakes my hand and generously spends some of his precious time answering several questions. Dowd [ Read More… ]



A Locals Place for Tourists: TW Chat with Coop de Ville Owner Petey Berndt

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Aug 232017
 
A Locals Place for Tourists: TW Chat with Coop de Ville Owner Petey Berndt

by Madeline Smith While walking by the many attractions Oak Bluffs Harbor has to offer, a handful of interesting sights are easily noticed People floating on their boats is a common scene, listening to music with cool drinks in hand enjoying the scenic view in front of them. Crowds of people strolling the boardwalk after [ Read More… ]



Mikado: Asian Fusion Food With Flair

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Aug 232017
 
Mikado: Asian Fusion Food With Flair

Vineyard Haven’s Newest Restaurant Serves Upscale Food in a Casual Setting by Diane Alter Martha’s Vineyard has long been a creative habitat for innovative, imaginative and daring food thanks to its bounty of fresh from the sea fish and farm fresh produce. Kevin Yu’s new Vineyard Haven restaurant, Mikado Asian Bistro, extends this tradition with [ Read More… ]



Off the Menu: Baby Summer Salad at Edgartown Pizza

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Aug 232017
 
Off the Menu: Baby Summer Salad at Edgartown Pizza

by Diane Alter I know what you are thinking. Why are we featuring a salad from one of the island’s most iconic pizza places? The answer is because this salad is just that good. The base is a fresh mixture of greens in every shade, shape and flavor. Added are crisp pine nuts, crunchy sunflower seeds, velvety goat cheese, vine ripe [ Read More… ]