Topic: Dining

Eat Local

Written on August 18, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

Some remarkable frozen meals are coming to King’s Market. Eat Local is a 12 year old company out of Seattle that specializes in fine frozen foods. They currently have 3 retail locations, (on Capitol Hill, Queen Anne and Burien), and a few stores that sell some of their products, but King’s Market in Friday Harbor  Continue Reading

SJI Chamber Featured Member of the Month: Mr. Believables

Written on August 9, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

Mr. Believables is a community-minded BBQ restaurant serving pulled pork, smoked brisket and fried chicken among other things including vegetarian and vegan foods. There is a focus on local sourcing from the Island’s farms. Every day has a different special – from Ron’s Island Meats sausages, to Matt Marinkovitch’s Salmon, to Aurora Farms pork. Along  Continue Reading

Gold in These Waters

Written on August 1, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

San Juan Brewing Takes Home Top Place for Their ESB at the Washington State Brewers Awards Friday Harbor— July 27, 2018 —San Juan Brewing Company proudly took home a Gold medal in the ESB (Extra Special Bitter) category at the Washington State Brewery association awards.  With over 390 breweries in Washington State taking home any  Continue Reading

Free Teen Karaoke Pizza Party at San Juan Island Library

Written on July 28, 2018 at 9:44 am, by

On Wednesday, Aug. 1 at 6:30 PM the San Juan Island Library is hosting a Teen Karaoke Pizza Party. The Party is in celebration of the summer reading program theme, Libraries Rock! Bring your friends and try your hand at Karaoke with a mix of current hits and Broadway show tunes. Sing duets, solos, or  Continue Reading

Fair Food and Fund Raising

Written on July 3, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

Fair Food and Fund Raising – by Brad Fincher The 2018 San Juan County Fair is fast approaching! Different people associate different things with the Fair. For some it is the carnival. For others it is 4-H events, and for even more it is seeing your friends who you haven’t seen since last year’s fair.  Continue Reading

Island Senior: Bargains Galore in the Mullis Center’s New Coupon Book

Written on July 2, 2018 at 5:51 am, by

Island Senior is a regular column on the San Juan Update written by Peggy Sue McRae… Island a’ la Carte, the Mullis Center’s new coupon book just came out. I already used my first coupon at San Juan Bakery this morning. With 20% off of my entire purchase that was a good deal. The coupon  Continue Reading

Vic’s Drive Inn is 60 on Thursday!

Written on June 27, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

Brian and Theresa share this invitation with you… Join us June 28, 2018 as we commemorate 60 years of Vic’s with games, door prizes, special pricing, and more. 1958 Pricing on in-house orders between 2-4pm sponsored by Sysco and Walton Beverages. (Order in/Dine in only. Limit two per customer.) Door prizes donated by Walton Beverages  Continue Reading

Jazz at the Labs

Written on June 13, 2018 at 5:43 am, by

The 18th annual Jazz at the Labs is coming! Friday Harbor Laboratories will again host this popular event, with dinner and amazing music. Date: June 30, 2018 Time: 6:00 – 9:30 p.m. Website: https://bit.ly/2jsSpKx Admission: $40 (dinner & music) This event will include a festive dinner, served from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. in FHL’s historic  Continue Reading

Island Icon Celebrates 60th Year

Written on June 6, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

The SJI Historical Society checks in with their monthly History Column for June… This month’s column recognizes not an iconic islander but rather an iconic business. A favorite of many during its 60 years, Vic’s Drive-In opened on June 28, 1958. Call it a Drive Inn or Drive-In, it’s always been Vic’s and the hamburgers  Continue Reading

FHH Summer Kickoff Party

Written on May 16, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

You’re invited to Friday Harbor House’s Summer Kickoff Party on Thursday, May 24 from 4pm-7pm. The party will celebrate the completion of Friday Harbor House’s new outdoor space, complete with two expansive decks and five firepits, as well as mark the unofficial start of summer. The inn will be serving up Pacific Northwest island-inspired barbeque,  Continue Reading

Community Dinner Next Wednesday

Written on April 26, 2018 at 9:26 am, by

Liz Varvaro, the Culinary Arts teacher at FHHS shares this announcement with you… Wednesday May 2nd, 2018 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm in the FHHS Commons it’s the Cinco de Mayo Celebration (on May 2nd) Dancing Performance AGAIN by the talented Ballet Folkloriko Monarca! (we are so lucky!) MENU: Pork Carnitas – braised until tender  Continue Reading

Green Drinks Celebrates San Juan’s Environmental and Agricultural Communities

Written on April 11, 2018 at 5:48 am, by

The fields and seas are coming back to life after a long winter – it’s the perfect time to refresh your community connections at the Green Drinks Spring Party. All are welcome to join us at Brickworks (150 Nichols St., Friday Harbor) on Thursday April 19th from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. This is an upbeat,  Continue Reading

Farmers Market

Written on April 2, 2018 at 5:50 am, by

The San Juan Island Farmers Market is every Saturday, April through October, from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm at Brickworks, on 150 Nichols Street. The Farmers Market is a community market that provides access to local & fresh food and strives to support small-scale agriculture and local businesses in San Juan County. Each week the  Continue Reading

Best B&B Breakfast Tournament

Written on March 23, 2018 at 5:39 am, by

Hi San Juan Update!  We need your help! We’re excited to announce that both of our lodging properties, Tuckerhouse Inn B&B and Harrison House Suites, have made it to the Sweet 16 for the annual Best B&B Breakfast Tournament, a nationwide contest. Both will be competing to advance to the Top 8 by receiving the most  Continue Reading

Hermosa

Written on March 16, 2018 at 5:45 am, by

There’s a new Mexican restaurant in town. It’s called Hermosa and it’s down there where Pablito’s used to be, behind the Golden Triangle. It’s owned by Ernest and Karyn Moreno and they’re having their soft opening this weekend. Today through Sunday they will be open 11am – 5pm. On Monday they will be closed to  Continue Reading

Mr. Beliveable’s

Written on March 11, 2018 at 5:57 am, by

What’s happening at the Rumor Mill? A new restaurant is coming soon, called Mr. Believable’s. New restaurateurs Jake Beliveau and Molly Prima hope to have a soft opening before the end of April and an official Grand Opening on Memorial Day Weekend. Mr. Beliveable’s* will be a community minded BBQ restaurant serving pulled pork and fried  Continue Reading

Community Dinner

Written on March 7, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

Join us for our Community Dinner on Wednesday, March 14th from 5:30 to 7:30 in the Friday Harbor High School Commons. $15 for Adults and $7 for Kids under 12 Proceeds support the Chef.0 and Food for Thought Program. Greek Menu Chicken Gyros – roasted chicken in soft pita bread with tzatziki and romaine lettuce  Continue Reading

Celebrate the Oscars with FHFF

Written on February 28, 2018 at 5:47 am, by

Tickets now on sale Come Celebrate the Oscars with the Friday Harbor Film Festival at Brickworks on Nichols Street in Friday Harbor, MARCH 3. (that’s this coming Saturday) Doors open at 5:00pm FHFF will be celebrating the Oscars by screening Trailers of this year’s Top Contenders for Best Picture and Best Documentary. Everyone is encouraged  Continue Reading

We’re Back…

Written on February 28, 2018 at 5:46 am, by

Re-opening of San Juan Island Cheese, Thursday, March 1, 2018 Open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 to 3, and closed Sunday and Monday. We are very proud to announce that we have a new Chef at San Juan Island Cheese! Chef Bill brings 20+ years of professional experience and creativity to our kitchen and your table.  Continue Reading

Dinner and a Movie

Written on February 26, 2018 at 8:03 pm, by

You are cordially invited to attend – Dinner and a Movie on Tuesday, February 27th – An intimate experience – limited to 20 guests Cynthia’s Bistro & Friday Harbor Film Festival are joining together to bring you an evening of great food and a spectacular movie. Timeline – 5:00 on. – Appetizers, Dinner served, Movie  Continue Reading

FHFF Presents an Oscars Gala at Brickworks

Written on February 12, 2018 at 5:30 am, by

Celebrate the Oscars with the FHFF March 3 at Brickworks… TICKETS NOW ON SALE!! Hurry, last year we sold out and had to turn folks away!! Come Celebrate the Oscar’s with the Friday Harbor Film Festival at the BRICKWORKS on Nichols Street in Friday Harbor MARCH 3, 2018. Doors open at 5:00pm! We will be celebrating  Continue Reading

Stage Left’s Words of Love at Cynthia’s Valentine’s Dinner

Written on February 9, 2018 at 5:30 am, by

Cynthia’s restaurant has a special Valentine’s menu served in conjunction with Island Stage Left’s Words of Love… Delicious food, wine, live music, soft lights and words of love that will make you smile, touch your heart and encourage you to leave the outside world behind for a while. We hope to share this wonderful evening  Continue Reading

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