Cooking up Change at Menemsha Restaurant Scene
Olivia Hull

The restaurant at Chilmark’s Beach Plum Inn will open this May with a new head chef. Josh Aronie, who led the kitchen at the nearby Home Port Restaurant last summer, will oversee both restaurants this year.

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Pizza Night at the Beach Plum

The Beach Plum and Island Grown Schools continue their partnership by hosting a wood oven pizza night using fresh harvest from local farms.

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Champagne Brunch Benefits Minnesingers

Locally raised and harvested foods are the focus in a champagne brunch and silent art auction on Sunday, August 17, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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Vineyard Brings Some Shuck and Awe to New York City
David Crisanti

With the temperature in the low 30s and a wintry mix blowing in off the East River, it was a morning fit for neither man nor beast. And yet a calm but energized feel pervaded as the Beach Plum crew got down to work creating the pop-up restaurant Fish and Rose.

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Beach Plum Goes Metro

Up-Island heads downtown next week as chef and farmer Chris Fischer opens a popup restaurant in New York city. Mr. Fischer, the chef at the Beach Plum Restaurant in Chilmark, is converting the old Bowery street subway station into Fish and Rose.

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Chef Chris Fischer Takes Helm at Beach Plum Inn, Plans Farm-to-Table Transformation
Remy Tumin

It’s out with the white linen table cloths and in with the repurposed wood as the farm-to-table movement anchors itself in Chilmark this summer.

Farmer and chef Chris Fischer will take the helm of the restaurant at the Beach Plum Inn in Menemsha, the inn announced this week. Mr. Fischer will source directly from his family’s farm, Beetlebung Farm, just over a mile down the road.

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Beach Plum Chef Shares Secrets of Salmon Cakes

Executive chef James McDonough of the Beach Plum Inn will demonstrate how to prepare salmon cakes with Frangelico cream sauce on Wednesday, April 16, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Chilmark Public Library, as part of the library’s chef series.

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Red Chair Enjoys Vineyard Vacation
Katie Ruppel

The Beach Plum Inn had an unusual guest this week.

Quiet, reserved, and ready to explore the Island, this four-legged visitor cozied up in the lobby of the inn for the past week, enjoying the scene and posing for pictures too.

It’s not a dog, nor even a cat. Nope, it’s a chair.

The traveling Red Chair has made its way from Woods Hole to Provincetown and back, taking a special trip to the Island as its last stop.

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