President Grant’s Dinner on the Vineyard

President Ulysses S. Grant, the 18th President of the United States, traveled with his wife and entourage from Washington, DC, to Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard in August, 1874.  President Grant arrived on Martha’s Vineyard on the side wheel steamship River … Continue reading

Chef Buchanan’s Mahi-Mahi Tacos

  Chef Clarke Buchanan, co-owner and one of the managing partners at Sam Diego’s Mexican Restaurant and Bar (  is responsible for the kitchens (among other things) at their two locations, on route 132 in Hyannis and at 51 Main … Continue reading

Bob’s Clams Casino

For 33 years, Bob Silva worked with International Packaging in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, ultimately as Corporate Vice President heading up the International Accessories Division. In 1992, Bob and his wife purchased their home in HyannisPort where, every weekend after a full and hectic … Continue reading

Baked Day Boat Haddock with Champagne and Beurre Blanc with Fresh Lobster Meat

Florence Lowell, owner and executive chef of the Naked Oyster Bistro and Raw Bar on Main Street in Hyannis, hails from the Atlantic coast of France, near Bordeaux. It is a region directly across the ocean from the Cape, and … Continue reading

Tomato Fettuccine with Shrimp and Scallops

Over the years many summer visitors and residents of the lower Cape may remember the Cielo Gallery – Café a fine dining restaurant in Wellfleet.  It was considered one of the top restaurants on the Cape by Boston Magazine.   Chef … Continue reading