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Art on Nantucket & Beyond: Elle Foley

Art on Nantucket and Beyond: Elle Foley Elle, how long have you been working as an artist? I have painted my whole life. As a child, I went to painting classes on the weekend at the Norwich Free Academy. I studied painting at the…

September 13, 2013
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Jayne Thompson Antiques

Jayne Thompson Antiques As I toured the Nantucket Historical Association’s Antiques & Design Show (2013), I was looking for exceptional pieces.  Jayne Thompson Antiques is a wonderful antiques dealer that specializes primarily in English furniture from the 17th through early 19th Centuries.  This George IV…

September 10, 2013

Nantucket Portrait: Patrick Ridge, of Island Kitchen

Umami* of Nantucket: Island Kitchen By Sara Boyce Have you ever noticed how the energy of the island shifts somewhere in early April? There are more cars on island, and everyone is busy. Properties are being buffed and polished by local painters, contractors, and…

September 10, 2013

Nantucket Portrait: Tom Berry

Umami* of Nantucket By Sara Boyce Chef Tom Berry and Pastry Chef Liz O’Connell laughed and joked their way through a very impressive cooking demonstration at a recent Chef’s Talk at Bartlett’s Farm. When Tom and I finally ended our three-week phone tag game, he explained he had…

June 10, 2013

How to Navigate a Wine Festival?

Umami* of Nantucket | Navigating a Wine Festival (Advice from Nantucket Wine Festival founder Denis Toner) By Sara Boyce Let’s face it: Wine can be a bit confusing. Most of us are familiar with the basics. Cabernet, Merlot, Syrah (so far, so good), Petite…

May 30, 2013

Where to eat on Nantucket? Pi Pizzeria!

Umami* of Nantucket: Pi Pizzeria By Sara Boyce What IS it about Pi Pizzeria? The wood burning stove? The arugula on the Rustica Pizza? The warm, inviting, 32-seat restaurant? The intimate 12-seat bar? The fact that an owner almost always greets you at the…

April 10, 2013
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Where to eat on Nantucket? Lola Burger

Umami* of Nantucket: LoLa Burger By Sara Boyce Well, we can breathe a sigh of relief. It’s true. Marco Coehlo is taking over the former Roadhouse at The Rotary and will re-open his famed LoLa Burger this April, in time for Daffodil Weekend. How…

March 30, 2013

Umami of Nantucket: Ice Boating

Umami* of Nantucket By Sara Boyce Love it or hate it: Facebook is a great source of information. Thanks to John Logan’s posting, I learned that there was a fleet of ice boats taking advantage of the recent sunny cold snap, all the way…

March 9, 2013