Foodie alert! The cocktail and dining options in Edgartown just keep getting better. The tony village at the eastern end of Martha’s Vineyard has always been home to the fanciest and most formal restaurants on the island: L’Etoile, the Lighthouse Grill at the Harborview, Atria, Alchemy and The Terrace at The Charlotte Inn. But it hasn’t necessarily been a place for new, hip, edgy or plain-old-fun boîtes. That started to change with the 2015 arrival of the Port Hunter. Then came The Covington and Behind the Bookstore, and suddenly Main Street was starting to become interesting. The latest and by far the coolest stop in town, though, is 19 Raw Oyster Bar, around the corner on Church Street. We read about the restaurant before making our annual pilgrimage to the island this year. It was mentioned in Town & Country as filling a surprising gap in the MV restaurant ecosystem: until its arrival in mid-summer, there was a distinct dearth of proper oyster bars on an island surrounded by – you guessed it – oysters.
If sleep is the new elite status symbol, then how can we all get more of it? Does throwing money and/or technology at the problem help? Lots of brands would like us to believe that the answer is an emphatic yes. The world of luxury sleep aids is booming. And that’s part of the problem. Just try to make sense of it: every week there are new sleep gadgets to sort through, rediscovered ancient remedies, and new medical research reports – plus there are all those things your parents told you to do when you were a kid (hot milk, anyone?).