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Saturday, April 13, 2013
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Not everybody on Martha's Vineyard is a voter in one of the four towns holding annual town meetings tonight. Here are some other things to do if you're not participating in local government this Tuesday.
No town meeting for you tonight? There are other things to do on Martha's Vineyard. See a film: The Edgartown Public Library is showing Ang Lee's "Lust, Caution" at 7 p.m., free. Get literary: Honoring Martha's Vineyard Writer's Residency, Hosted by Justen Ahren, 7 p.m., Pathways at The Chilmark Tavern, 9 State Rd, Chilmark, free. Grab a bite: Many Island restaurants would love to serve you on this quiet night. Check our Restaurant Page to see who's recently reopened for the season and our Food & Dining Directory for the phone numbers and addresses of your favorite eateries. Hit the Y: The YMCA of Martha's Vineyard is open until 9 p.m. Post on Patch! What matters most to you? Tell us in a blog post. Does your school have a fund-raiser …
Saturday, March 16, 2013
After taking a late-winter break to clean and refresh, Café Moxie in Vineyard Haven and the Wharf in Edgartown have opened their doors for the 2013 season.
The good news keeps coming for Martha's Vineyard restaurant fans:Café Moxie at 48 Main St. in Vineyard Haven has reopened for the season. The eatery's Facebook page announces a new spring menu from chef Josh Aronie featuring dishes like Cuban Yellowtail Flounder. Café Moxie's breakfast menu will resume in May, according to cafemoxiemv.com. Call (508) 687-9140 for more information. Just in time for St. Patrick's Day weekend, The Wharf in Edgartown also reopened its doors Friday after a break for cleaning. Do you have restaurant news to share? Tell us in the comments and click "Keep me posted" for automatic updates when we publish more articles about restaurants opening for the season. Stay Patched in! Follow Martha's Vineyard Patch on …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Welcome to March on Martha's Vineyard. Here's what we know on the first day of the month.
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Thursday, February 21, 2013
JB Blau has finally revealed the address of the Vineyard's new pan-Asian eatery, slated to open in April.
The suspense is over for fans of restaurateur JB Blau's eateries on Martha's Vineyard, who have been eager to learn when and where his first Asian-style restaurant will open. Blau, whose year-round restaurants include the Martha's Vineyard Chowder Company in Oak Bluffs and Sharky's Cantina in Edgartown, posted the long-awaited announcement on his Facebook page Wednesday: It is with great excitement that we announce the April opening of Copper Wok at the Mansion House in Vineyard Haven. We look forward to enhancing our Year Round offerings on island and we are so thankful for your support. We promise to not let you down!! Posted around suppertime, Blau's news had by midnight earned more than 200 "likes" and 70-plus enthusiastic comments. …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
As the storm backs off and the driving ban is lifted, Island restaurants are firing up their ovens and grills — and posting on Facebook. Are you hungry? Here are some status updates from local businesses.
Hungry? Housebound? Bored? With the governor's emergency driving ban lifted, restaurants and other Martha's Vineyard businesses are letting us know on Facebook and be email that they're open: Updated Sunday, 11:45 a.m. Earlier Do you know a restaurant or other business that is open this weekend? Let me know in the comments below, and I'll update the article as suggestions come in. Want more storm news? Stay Patched in this winter! 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.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
If everyone has a book in them, it could be said every celebrity has a restaurant waiting to get out.
It’s up for debate whether the Boston area is known for its fine dining, outside of boiled shellfish, baked beans and chowder, but locally born celebrities are taking the plunge and opening up eateries. While Belmont native Sebastian Junger is a co-owner of the Half King restaurant in New York, Boston native and star of Junger’s book turned into a movie, "The Perfect Storm," Mark Wahlberg, is a part investor with his brothers in Wahlburgers in Hingham. Fellow South Shore residents Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith once owned the Mount Blue restaurant in Norwell. Alas, Cambridge's most famous celebrity chef and Smith graduate, Julia Child, never owned a restaurant! Would you eat at a restaurant owned by a Boston area celebrity? …
Wednesday, August 29, 2012
Should canines be allowed on restaurant patios?
It's summer, the evening air is enjoyable and it's dinner time. You pick up your keys and decide to drive to a restaurant for dinner to enjoy the weather so you don't have to turn on the oven. Barnstable But wait. Fido has been home all day without you and wants to tag along. Should he be allowed to join you for a night of al fresco dining? According to Boston.com, some Salem restaurants are going to say yes. City officials said they are allowing restaurants to apply for variances that would allow diners to bring their dogs with them. According to Boston.com, the Massachusetts food code has not allowed dogs at eateries since the 1990s. What do you think? Should dogs be allowed? Would you bring your pooch? Sound off in the comments.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Michael Rottman and Al Stubbmann plan to bring romance and fresh food to the Oak Bluffs Harbor this season
Michael Rottman may be one of the happiest people I know – and that was before he found out that he and one of his best friends were going to take over the kitchen at Fishbones this summer. If you don’t know Fishbones Grille & Waterfront Café, it may be time you found out. Fishbones is the last restaurant on the end of the Oak Bluffs Harbor. A harbor known for restaurants that serve great drinks and also a little food. However, the owners of Fishbones and their new chefs are out to change that image. Michael Rottman, more commonly and widely known as Mikey, is a painter and pastel artist but he has been cooking on the Island since 2007. He arrived, “With two suitcases, about 10 canvases and my paint” and has cooked at Sidecar, Oyster Bar …
Friday, May 18, 2012
Uploading menus and photos to your Patch Place page is free!
With the season upon us, Island restaurants are opening to the left and right. So many, in fact, that it is hard to keep track - let alone choose where to go for dinner tonight. If you are a restaurant owner or manager, you have more reason now than ever to claim your listing in our Patch Places directory. Once you’ve claimed your listing you can upload a PDF or JPEG file of your menus to your page, communicate directly via e-mail with your customers to seek out more reviews, feedback and let them know about special events and offerings. You can also link the Patch Place to your Facebook or Twitter accounts. Other great tools: Is the chef making a gorgeous dessert special tonight? Upload photos so your customers know what to look forward …