Food & Dining

Bourne: 2016 town profile

By Caitlyn McGuire | February 4, 2016

The first community most visitors experience, or at least drive through, when they arrive on Cape Cod is Bourne. Though the traffic over the bridges may be hectic in summer,…

Annual Home 2016

Field Trips: Jan. 9th — Dec. 31th

By Susan Dewey | January 6, 2016

Cape & Islands Field Trips January through December WINE AND MUSIC WEDNESDAYS ‘Wine and Music Wednesday’ is an open house held on the third Wednesday of every month in the…

Winter 2015

Field Trips: Nov. 27th — Jan. 17th

By Cape Cod Life Publications | November 16, 2015

Decorating Tidings Weekend NOVEMBER 28, 29 Casabella Home Furnishings in East Sandwich hosts a magical weekend for homeowners with a special “Love Where You Live” event when design experts at…

Photography by Jen Dow

Many are making the choice to eat healthier

By Mary Stanley | October 20, 2015

With so many food options available these days, choosing the best tasting and healthiest products can be a bit overwhelming. From grass-fed beef to organically grown fruits and vegetables, the…

Cape Coffee

Cape coffee company has bold intentions

By Matthew J. Gill | October 19, 2015

Falmouth resident launches coffee company with a cause Here’s an easy prediction: if Thomas A. Baxendale were alive today, Bob Taft would buy the man a cup of coffee. A…

A very festive holiday lineup!

By Cape Cod Life Publications | October 15, 2015

Previews of five upcoming events on the Cape & Islands—and details on 21 more Here’s a few easy holiday-themed questions for you. Are you in the mood for any of…

A Meal to Celebrate | Cape Cod LIFE Nov/Dec 2014

A Meal to Celebrate

By Judy Shortsleeve | October 14, 2015

Hosting a festive holiday celebration—whether Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, or any other holiday—always involves the preparation of a hearty and delicious meal. From turkey, stuffing, and candied yams to tasty seafood…

Cape Cooking: Holiday bonus! | Cape Cod Life Nov/Dec 2015

Cape Cooking: Holiday bonus!

By Matthew J. Gill | October 14, 2015

Here’s a menu for a warm and festive meal courtesy of the Old Yarmouth Inn Friends, readers, and Cape Cod folk, lend me your ears. The holiday season is nigh…

Autumn 2015

Autumn Field Trips

By Cape Cod Life Publications | September 15, 2015

SEPTEMBER 28-OCTOBER 4 Nantucket Restaurant Week is held Monday, September 28, to Sunday, October 4 with more than 35 participating restaurants across the island offering discounted meal prices, new menu…

September/October 2015

Upcoming Cape & Islands Fairs and Festivals

By Daniela Beasley | September 15, 2015

Previews of six upcoming fairs and festivals—with details on many more As you leaf through the following pages, we think you’ll find—as we have—that although the crowds on the Cape…

September/October 2015

Good things are brewing at Cape Cod Coffee Roasters

By Matthew J. Gill | August 26, 2015

Mashpee company offers a variety of roasts and flavors, facility tours, and more Like most endeavors, success in the world of commercial coffee roasting requires a focus on and a…

Summer 2015

Hot Trends for Cape Kitchens

By Erin Murray | July 14, 2015

Outdoor kitchen professionals provide customized design and installation services for homeowners looking to move their summer menus—and fun—outside. The kitchen is the heart of the home, but when summertime arrives…

Early Summer 2015

Berry Best

By Cape Cod Life Publications | June 30, 2015

Sweet early summer fare featuring pick-your-own berries fresh from Cape Cod farms.

May 2015

There are so many reasons to celebrate!

By Cape Cod Life Publications | June 24, 2015

The Cape & Islands offer an endless variety of wedding venues, vacation options, and fun-filled daytrips Setting out to cover “great wedding venues” on the Cape and Islands is akin…

May 2015

A Cape Cod Classic

By Matthew J. Gill | May 5, 2015

This summer, try the Shore Dinner at Falmouth’s Sea Crest Beach Hotel There is nothing like a clambake.After a day of swimming and sunbathing or otherwise adventuring around Cape Cod,…

April 2015

Our Lunch with Rita

By Julie Craven Wagner | March 26, 2015

Former Cape Cod restaurateur prepares a garden meal befitting her Azorean roots On a recent warm, Cape Cod afternoon, some Cape Cod LIFE staffers and I accepted an invitation for…

Winter 2014

Ocean of Thanks

By Susan Dewey | December 3, 2014

One of our coastal region’s culinary stars—the simple scallop—adds memorable seaside flavor to Thanksgiving feasts from appetizer to entrée. Fresh scallops are a seasonal pleasure on Cape Cod and Islands…

Chatham Bars Inn celebrates 100 years of luxury

By Nancy White | August 28, 2014

When the Chatham Bars Inn opened for business in June of 1914, the new resort was the picture of luxury. Situated high on a bluff overlooking Aunt Lydia’s Cove—and the…