Press + Love Notes


“a trailblazer"

— Atlas Obscura


“If you haven’t been, treat yourself.
If you’ve been, then you know how good it is!”

— Vineyard Style Magazine


“truly a gem”

The Vine, a publication of the Vineyard Gazette Media Group


“We had lunch there earlier this week.
The food was great, it was great to meet Deon."

— Kathy Werber, Oak Bluffs
(as shared on Facebook... she has since returned, still loving it!)


“We enjoyed it! We’ll be back!"

Marston Clough, local artist on Martha's VIneyard
(said cheerfully after a delicious meal!)


“Chef Deon adds exotic accents to all his menu choices,
which are wide ranging and creative."

Anguilla News, from 2003 archives
(you can see the menu too - check out all that conch!)


“best kept secret in Oak Bluffs"

MV Times


“Deon’s Caribbean bent was unique even in Anguilla...
The Overlook was one of the best."

— island contractor John Early, as told to Martha's Vineyard Magazine


“inventive modern Caribbean"

Brides magazine


“Jamaican chef Deon Thomas
has been perfecting Caribbean cooking
in Anguilla for 14 seasons."

Travel & Leisure magazine


“Learned from the Masters*"

Vineyard Style magazine
* Read the article to understand who the "masters" are!