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Dining Out

Funky Café a plum on the island

Mad Martha’s Island Café is the kind of place where you happily make friends with the little kid whose parents are waiting for you to hurry up and finish eating. The kind of place where the customers’ cars parked on the shoulder across the street might include a Porsche 911 and an old

Corolla that’s not worth a Porsche wheel cover. Where the salt-and-pepper shakers at every table are different funny designs, and there are about 20 hot sauces on a self-service shelf.

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