Topic: Dining

Kitchen Sink Dinners — Feed the Island

Written on November 28, 2021 at 8:51 pm, by

Cyn­thi­a’s Bistro will be offer­ing free take-away meals to any­one who needs a meal or wish­es to have a home cooked meal, Thurs­day Decem­ber 2nd from 4:30 to 6:00 pm. No ques­tions asked, just free food. Stop by Cyn­thi­a’s this Thurs­day to pick up your meal. You may pick up a meal for your­self or for  Con­tin­ue Reading

Kitchen Sink Dinners — Feed the Island

Written on October 21, 2021 at 5:45 am, by

Fourth Year — Start­ing AGAIN! Cyn­thi­a’s Bistro is offer­ing free take-away meals to any­one who needs a meal or wish­es to have a home cooked meal. No ques­tions asked, just free food. Basic Home Cook­ing made with every­thing but the Kitchen Sink. You may pick up a meal for your­self or for those who need  Con­tin­ue Reading

Cutting the Ribbon for a New Location and a New Name

Written on October 14, 2021 at 5:54 am, by

You remem­ber Tina’s Tacos from up on Blair Avenue? Well they’ve moved and changed their name to Tina’s Place. The new loca­tion is down­town on the cor­ner of Front Street and A Street where The Hun­gry Clam used to be, over­look­ing the fer­ry lanes. And along with a loca­tion change and name change is a menu  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fish Taco Fundraiser CANCELLED

Written on September 29, 2021 at 4:33 pm, by

This let­ter has just come in from Fish For Teeth founders Matt and Mau­reen Marinkovich… Friday’s Fish for Teeth fish taco fundrais­er —CANCELLED— We start­ed Fish for Teeth as an impul­sive action in 2007 after a nine-year old girl showed me her mouth full of cav­i­ties. Now, after well over a decade of Fish Tacos  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fish for Teeth Fish Taco Fundraiser

Written on September 27, 2021 at 5:43 am, by

Fri­day, Octo­ber 1, 11–1:30 is your oppor­tu­ni­ty to enjoy a leg­endary Fish Taco from Fish for Teeth. They’re actu­al­ly bur­ri­tos, and they’re delicious—made with flakey white rock­fish sus­tain­ably har­vest­ed off the Wash­ing­ton coast, Pablito’s sal­sa, Tillam­ook cheese, fresh greens, and a squeeze of lime, all assem­bled with love from a Fish for Teeth vol­un­teer (which  Con­tin­ue Reading

Double Your Donation Of Food Bank Fish

Written on September 21, 2021 at 9:59 am, by

Local fish­er­man and fish-sel­l­­er, Matt Marinkovich, is once again offer­ing a pound-to-pound match of fish to the food bank. On Sat­ur­day, Sep­tem­ber 25, 10am to 1pm, Marinkovich will be sell­ing fish through his busi­ness, Matt’s Fresh Fish, at the Port prop­er­ty next to the Bak­ery San Juan park­ing lot. “We did this last year and donat­ed  Con­tin­ue Reading

Fish For Teeth

Written on September 14, 2021 at 9:40 am, by

Fish for Teeth will bring Med­ical Teams Inter­na­tion­al Mobile Den­tal Van to Fri­day Har­bor on Octo­ber 6, 7, 8 and 9. It’s that tooth-fix­ing time of year, and Fish for Teeth is help­ing to bring the Med­ical Teams Inter­na­tion­al (MTI) Mobile Den­tal Van to Fri­day Har­bor on Octo­ber 6–9. For 10 years, Fish for Teeth has  Con­tin­ue Reading

Ernie’s is Re-Opening

Written on June 3, 2021 at 3:50 pm, by

Sto­ry and pho­tos by Louise Dus­trude — The pop­u­lar cafe at the air­port, which closed in Decem­ber, will be open once again on Sat­ur­day, June 5, with an expand­ed menu and expand­ed hours. Kris­tine Cross­ley will be the host and chef. Her hus­band, Jim Cross­ley, an avi­a­tion enthu­si­ast, is cur­rent­ly refur­bish­ing the build­ing with the help  Con­tin­ue Reading

San Juans Move To Phase 2 Of State Reopening Plan

Written on February 12, 2021 at 7:16 am, by

Restau­rants, Gyms Open at 25% Capac­i­ty On Feb. 14 From Wash­ing­ton State Gov. Jay Inslee’s Office Gov. Jay Inslee announced Feb. 11 five new regions have met the met­ric require­ments to progress to Phase 2 of the Healthy Wash­ing­ton reopen­ing plan, start­ing this week­end. The West and Puget Sound regions have main­tained their met­ric require­ments to  Con­tin­ue Reading

Grab A Fish Taco Today At San Juan Theater

Written on January 15, 2021 at 6:33 am, by

By Matt Marinkovich, Fish For Teeth Fish For Teeth fish tacos will be served at the San Juan Island Com­mu­ni­ty The­atre, today, Fri­day, Jan.15, from 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., or until we run out. An $8 sug­gest­ed dona­tion lands you a full-on bur­ri­­to-sized “taco,” filled with sus­­tain­ably-har­vest­ed Wash­ing­ton coastal rock­fish, fresh organ­ic sal­sa, Tillam­ook cheese, zesty  Con­tin­ue Reading

Grant Helps Fish For Teeth Maintain Services

Written on January 10, 2021 at 5:00 am, by

Den­tal Appoint­ments Avail­able, Fish Tacos On Fri­day From Fish For Teeth Fish for Teeth is con­tin­u­ing its tooth-fix­ing mis­sion by bring­ing the Med­ical Teams Inter­na­tion­al Mobile Den­tal Van to Fri­day Har­bor from Wednes­day, Jan. 13-Sat­ur­­day, Jan. 16. There are still a few appoint­ments avail­able on Fri­day, Jan. 15 and Sat­ur­day, Jan. 16. Apply at or at  Con­tin­ue Reading

A Sad Farewell from Mi Casita

Written on December 9, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

By Gregg Ford, Own­er, Mi Casita From the lit­tle yel­low house on Nichols Street to our Spring Street loca­tion, I always thought that I would go 25 years and then be out of Mi Casita, either sell­ing it to some­one who rec­og­nized its worth or pass­ing it on to my sons if they were so  Con­tin­ue Reading

Organizers Thank Community Thanksgiving Volunteers

Written on December 6, 2020 at 4:00 am, by

This year’s 22ndAnnu­al Com­mu­ni­ty Thanks­giv­ing adapt­ed to our covid cir­cum­stance and was appre­ci­at­ed by many islanders in the form of a free “take-out” Thanks­giv­ing meal with all the trim­mings.  The event was spon­sored by King’s Mar­ket, Print­onyx, Islanders Insur­ance and the Mullis Cen­ter and orga­nized by Diana and Kevin Porter.  Diana says a hearty “Thank  Con­tin­ue Reading

Cynthia’s Offers Free Meals To Celebrate Daughter’s Birthday

Written on December 1, 2020 at 4:00 am, by

By Cyn­thia Burke, Own­er, Cyn­thi­a’s Bistro I am cel­e­brat­ing my daugh­ter Claire Mira Burke’s upcom­ing birth­day on Dec. 3 by giv­ing back to our com­mu­ni­ty! Receive a free, kitchen sink din­ner from 4:30–6 p.m., Thurs­day, Dec. 3, at Cyn­thi­a’s Bistro at 65 Nichols St. in Fri­day Har­bor. We are offer­ing free take­away meals to any­one  Con­tin­ue Reading

Pre-order Cask & Schooner Takeout This Thanksgiving

Written on November 19, 2020 at 4:30 am, by

Cask & Schooner staff sent the Update a taste of their Thanks­giv­ing options. The staff is offer­ing take out Thanks­giv­ing din­ner this year, and pre-order­ing is required. Check out the menu below. 

Island Senior: Thanksgiving Take-Out

Written on November 17, 2020 at 5:30 am, by

“Island Senior” is a reg­u­lar col­umn on the San Juan Update writ­ten by Peg­gy Sue McRae. Islanders are cre­ative resource­ful peo­ple. For everyone’s health and to see our way through this pan­dem­ic, hol­i­days will be a lit­tle dif­fer­ent this year. That does not mean we can­not cel­e­brate, enjoy good food, share with our loved ones even  Con­tin­ue Reading