In January, Hal and Erin Ryerson, familiar faces on the Vineyard restaurant scene, purchased The Sweet Life Cafe. They plan to re-open the restaurant later this spring.


President Obama Martha's Vineyard vacation dinner

Despite rain showers, President Obama spent his second full day of vacation much like the first, with an afternoon on the golf course followed by an evening out with friends.

The Sweet Life Cafe in Oak Bluffs, famed for its traditional fine dining amid strung garden lights, and a favorite of vacationing President Barack Obama, will have new owners this season.

Kevin and Suzanna Crowell, owners of Détente Restaurant in Edgartown, have purchased the business.



When a man called the Sweet Life Café to make a reservation for six people, explaining he was proposing to his girlfriend and both his and her parents would be there so he requested the back room, owner Susan Guerin knew something was up.



Knowing they would be filling some pretty big — well — skillets, when they bought Sweet Life Cafe in Oak Bluffs a year ago, Susan and Pierre Guerin’s goal in bringing in Chef Scott Ehrlich was, Mrs.

After two successful benefit wine dinners for The Yard artists-in-the-schools program at The Sweet Life Café Oak Bluffs, owners Susan and Pierre Guerin are going bubbly, announcing an evening featuring Champagne from the world-renowned house of Veuve Clicquot, on Wednesday, May 14, at 6 p.m.

An aperitif and hors d’oeuvres will be followed by a four-course menu specially prepared to showcase the Champagnes. Winemaker Cyril Brun will be on hand to guide guests through a tasting of five different champagnes.