Tuesday, May 14, 2013
How well do you know your Vineyard lobster rolls? Take a look at this photo and tell us if you recognize where it came from. Then tell us where your own very favorite lobster roll can be found.
Who makes the best lobster roll on Martha's Vineyard? I hope to spend the rest of my life finding out. This one was a good start. Do you recognize it? Tell us in the comments where you think it was made; then let us know your #1 choice for the Island's best "lobsta roll." Stay Patched in! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on Twitter | Like Martha's Vineyard Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news | Got something to say? Start a blog and share your views.
Friday, April 12, 2013
Two of Edgartown's longtime food businesses are back from their late-winter breaks and ready to serve.
After a two-month break to clean and refresh, Edgartown Seafood Market is open again at the convergence of Cook and Main streets. The fish market is currently open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Also open again in the same neighborhood: Soigne, the gourmet grocery, wine and carry-out shop at 190 Upper Main St., which returned from winter break April 6. For more articles about food businesses on Martha's Vineyard that have opened for 2013, please see our Restaurant Page. Our Food & Dining Directory has the phone numbers and addresses of your favorite eateries. Do you have Martha's Vineyard restaurant news to share? Tell us in the comments. MV Patch also welcomes local restaurants and foodies as bloggers: Post your menus …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Islanders (and others) on Facebook name their top Vineyard fish markets and seafood restaurants. Is your favorite missing? Add it in the comments.
In northern California's Napa Valley, where I was Patch editor for more than two years, we had a very lively group of more than 2,000 Facebook fans and I often turned to them for ideas, opinions and recommendations. So this Monday, technically my first as editor here (I actually started over the weekend because of the storm), I thought I'd give it a try on the MV Patch Facebook page. Here's what I asked: "It's Lundi Gras, the day before Mardi Gras and so Lent begins Wednesday. Where are the best places on the Island to get fish on Friday? Eat-in, carry-out or raw to cook, please let me know your favorites for a story on MV Patch. Thanks! Louisa" Here's what you said: (Note: The Bite, Larsen's and Seafood Shanty are closed for the season; …
What off-season? Chilmark Chocolates is open through Feb. 17 and Menemsha Fish Market is selling and serving seafood daily.
Fish for Tuesday You've got to hand it to Stanley Larsen. Even in the depths of a Martha's Vineyard winter, he's kept the doors open at Menemsha Fish Market (formerly Poole's), selling seafood and a surprisingly diverse menu of carry-out meals. At lunchtime Tuesday, people lined up for fish sandwiches — freshly steamed, your choice from the day's catch of salmon, cod or whatever's freshest, served on a bun— lobster quesadillas and the market's signature hot lobster rolls. Ask for it by name Linda Thompson of Chilmark drove to the fish market for a delicacy that isn't on the fish market's menu. Thompson calls it "Half and Half," a straightforward name for her preferred 50-50 mixture of Larsen's clam chowder and his lobster bisque. Combining…