Topic: Dining

Kitchen Sink Dinners – Feed the Island

Written on December 5, 2019 at 9:44 am, by

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. Stop by Cynthia’s this Thursday -December 5th from 4:30 to 6:00 to pick up your meal. You may pick up 2 meals per person. When we run out  Continue Reading

Cynthia’s Bistro Afterglow Evenings to Feature Local Musicians

Written on November 21, 2019 at 6:00 am, by

Cynthia’s Bistro, now open for dinner, invites you to their brand new Afterglow Evenings. Enjoy dinner while listening to live music preformed by local musicians on Friday and Saturday nights from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.  Order a great meal, nicely priced wine or beer and enjoy your neighbors in a cozy setting. Music starts around  Continue Reading

Mullis Center Holiday Craft Fair Features Great Food To Benefit Meals on Wheels

Written on November 16, 2019 at 6:05 am, by

Bonnie Sliger at the Mullis Center will be cooking up some tasty meals and snacks to be on sale during the Mullis Center’s Holiday Craft Fair. The Craft Fair starts on Friday, November 22, 5:00 – 8:00 pm and continues Saturday 23, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm. Yes, that’s the weekend before Thanksgiving and its  Continue Reading

Kitchen Sink Dinners is Happening Again

Written on November 6, 2019 at 9:07 am, by

Feed the Island 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. Stop by Cynthia’s this Thursday – November 7 – from 4:30 to 6:00 to pick up your meal. You may pick up 2 meals per  Continue Reading

Island Senior: Cooking With Kate, The Mullis Center’s New Cook

Written on November 1, 2019 at 5:49 am, by

Island Senior is a regular column on the San Juan Update written by Peggy Sue McRae… The Mullis Center has a new lead cook. I was delighted to learn the new cook is my friend Kate Stone.  Kate recently returned to San Juan Island after moving with her family to New Zealand for a 5-year  Continue Reading

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Written on October 31, 2019 at 6:50 pm, by

(Notice: This article was originally published with an incorrect link to the Community Thanksgiving Website. This has now been fixed) Thursday, November 28th  from 12:00 to 5:00 pm at the Mullis Center We are happy to announce, like Mark Twain, the reports of there not being a San Juan Island Community Thanksgiving Dinner have been  Continue Reading

Community Dinner

Written on October 3, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Please join us for our first Community Dinner of the 2019-2020 School Year! We are kicking off the year with an AMAZING Harvest Menu prepared by Chef Andy and our Food for Thought staff and Chef.0 Student Interns! On Wednesday, October 9th, from 5:30 – 7:30 in the Friday Harbor High School Commons. $15 for  Continue Reading

San Juan Bistro Will Be Closed This Sunday

Written on September 7, 2019 at 5:32 am, by

Dear Friday Harbor Friends, We will be closed Sunday, September 8. Chef Bill is off to the races! (Actually, he is running the Seattle Beast and Sprint!) We are open for counter service on Saturday.  Thanks, Richard, Sherri and Chef Bill

Music at Cynthia’s Bistro

Written on September 5, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

The Music Weekends Continue – Get back to the GARDEN Friday & Saturday 4:00 to 7:00 Music Lineup for this week – Friday – 9/6 – 4:00 to 7:00 Nickie Davis & Nomi Ross Nickie and Nomi are a Friday Harbor based singer/songwriter duo with strong harmonies and a broad range of covers and originals!  Continue Reading

Announcing Afterglow Evenings at Cynthia’s

Written on August 22, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Local Music, Locally Sourced Food, Local Garden Setting Join us Friday and Saturday evenings from 4:00 to 7:00 for an evening of local music and local food thoughtfully prepared. Our Garden Patio is open and it is a wonderful setting for listening to local music and enjoying your evening. Reservations Recommended – 360-317-7178 or cynthiasofcourse@gmail.com  Continue Reading

Honoring Laurie Paul

Written on August 20, 2019 at 5:50 am, by

This story was contributed by Laurie’s aunt Carol Meyer… There are very few people in this world that have a “heart and soul” such as Laurie Paul. On August 20th, that heart and soul will be recognized by many living in Friday Harbor as they gather to celebrate her 50th birthday. Fortunately for Friday Harbor,  Continue Reading

San Juan Bistro

Written on August 17, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Here’s a note to you from San Juan Bistro… Dear Friday Harbor Friends, it’s summer, you’re busy, and you need lunch! On weekends, for the rest of the season, we will be serving our San Juan Express menu with Deli style seating. On Saturdays and Sundays, order at the counter, take a number and have  Continue Reading

Lunch is Cancelled

Written on August 13, 2019 at 5:45 am, by

Press Release from Mullis Community Senior Center & San Juan County Health & Community Services Due to road construction on Nash Street, the Community Lunch at the Mullis Center is CANCELLED for Wednesday, August 14th. Lunch will be served at the Mullis Center on Friday, August 16th and there should be access to the parking lot  Continue Reading

FAIR 2019: Food does not mix with Furry and Feathered Friends

Written on August 6, 2019 at 5:47 am, by

The San Juan County Fair is happening very soon! Our data shows that there are two very important activities most fairgoers make a priority. Eating Fair food like corn dogs, barbeque and elephant ears rates high on everyone’s list. The other favorite is to visit all the barns and see the farm animals like horses,  Continue Reading

Update on Mi Casita

Written on July 29, 2019 at 5:44 am, by

Carol Ford from Mi Casita writes to share this update on the quest for a kitchen vent hood that has forced the unfortunate temporary closure of the restaurant. Luckily, there’s light at the end of the tunnel… The range hood is scheduled to arrive in Bellingham Monday sometime! Gregg is not taking any chances so  Continue Reading

Soft Opening

Written on July 6, 2019 at 9:21 am, by

Cynthia invites you to her Soft Opening… This Saturday – July 6th – 4:00 to 7:00 with Daniel Day & Scott Sluis playing music from 5 – 7:00 pm.  Join us at Cynthia’s Bistro for late afternoon/early evening music and small plates & libations House Wine & Beer – $6.00 We will be offering an  Continue Reading

Hailey’s Hot Dog Wagon

Written on June 22, 2019 at 5:54 am, by

There’s a new lunch spot for you in town. And it’s quick. That’s Hailey in the photo, all set up on her 2nd day of business Friday on the corner of Argyle and Nichols Streets (on the edge of the Ace Hardware parking lot). The official name of her business establishment is “Billy T’s Quick  Continue Reading

Island Senior: Pancake Breakfast Now Benefits Meals on Wheels and More

Written on May 16, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Island Senior is a regular column on the San Juan Update written by Peggy Sue McRae… With the popular community lunch program at the Mullis Center expanding from two to three days per week, now Monday, Wednesday and Friday, a few other changes have been made as well. Now, the Mullis Center’s monthly Pancake Breakfast  Continue Reading

Downtown Downtime

Written on April 30, 2019 at 10:27 am, by

Help support higher education – win a gift basket, valued at $500 that includes gift certificates for food, relaxation AND entertainment!  Raffle tickets are $5.00 each or 5 for $20.00. We’ll be selling raffle tickets at the next Saturday Farmers Market on May 4th. They’ll also be available for purchase during business hours at Deer  Continue Reading

Coming Soon to a Resort Near You

Written on April 26, 2019 at 12:37 pm, by

This is the third in a three part series mentioned on Wednesday about things happening around here. Today we hear Roche Harbor Resort General Manager Brent Snow’s report on some things happening at the north end of the island: Restaurant Remodeling Both restaurants in the main building have gone through extensive remodeling. Downstairs at the  Continue Reading

Last Community Dinner of the Season

Written on April 25, 2019 at 5:48 am, by

Liz Varvaro of the FHHS Food for Thought program shares this announcement… Greetings Community Dinner Guests! Next Wednesday, May 1st will be the last Community Dinner of the 2018-19 School Year! Join us from 5:30-7:30 in the Friday Harbor High School Commons for a MEXICAN FEAST! Meals are $15 for Adults and $7 for Children  Continue Reading

What’s Pho Lunch?

Written on April 10, 2019 at 8:58 am, by

Coho Restaurant shares this invitation with you… We are starting a Thursday lunch service and we have some fun wine dinners coming up. We are open Tuesday – Saturday this time of year. What’s Pho Lunch at Coho Restaurant? starting April 11th We’re bringing real Pho to Friday Harbor on Thursdays! Pho Real. Stop in  Continue Reading