Topic: Dining

Tina’s Tacos!

Written on June 30, 2017 at 10:51 am, by

Tia’s Tacos is back! But it’s now Tina’s Tacos. Same location on Blair Avenue, but with new owners Tina and Grant Keane. You may know Tina from the Lime Kiln Cafe at Roche where she was manager from 2007 to 2014. Grant is a driver at Aeronautical Services and was also a manager at Roche  Continue Reading

Cynthia’s 3rd Year

Written on June 11, 2017 at 5:55 am, by

Here’s a note from Cynthia Burke about her restaurant… Cynthia’s – a neighborhood bistro located at 65 Nichols Street in Friday Harbor is pleased to begin it’s 3rd year and is celebrating by opening 7 days a week – 7:30 to 2:00 for Brunch and offering Dinner – Friday to Monday – 5:00 to 8:30  Continue Reading

Kate and Keith at the Golf Course

Written on May 2, 2017 at 5:40 am, by

Kate Schuman and Keith Busha will kick off the Summer music series at the Golf Course this week. It’s open to the public and free. Over the Winter they worked on some new pieces and so they will be playing a mix of music.  Click on the poster at right for more info.

Community Dinner

Written on April 27, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

This is the last Community Dinner of the 2016-17 school year – Don’t miss out! Wednesday May 3rd, from 5:30 to 7:30 in the FHHS Commons There will be a Cinco de Mayo Celebration and a Dancing Performance by the talented Ballet Folkloriko Monarca! On the Menu: Pork Carnitas – braised until tender and then roasted until crispy  Continue Reading

Double Mountain Brewery Dinner at Coho

Written on April 10, 2017 at 5:23 am, by

Join Coho Restaurant on April 21st for their first ever dinner and beer tasting with Double Mountain Brewery. These beers are one of a kind – featuring Belgian yeast and Northwest hop character. Chef Bill is devising an appetizing menu to pair with Double Mountain Brewery’s bold flavors. Seating is at 6:00 pm and space is limited.  Continue Reading

Island Senior: Seniors Celebrate the Sixties for Meals on Wheels and More

Written on March 31, 2017 at 5:23 am, by

By Peggy Sue McRae… It said on the poster “60’s attire encouraged” so I put on my love beads and pinned a peace sign to my jacket before attending the Mullis Center’s, March for Meals to a 60s Beat, a benefit for Meals on Wheels and More. This special lunch was well attended by tie-dye  Continue Reading

March for Meals to a 60’s Beat

Written on March 27, 2017 at 8:57 am, by

A luncheon to benefit Meals on Wheels and More Featuring tunes by Paul Arroyo and Friends. Herb Seared Chicken Breast Pasta with Pesto Garlic Butter Oven Roasted Squash Breadstick Salad Bar Tiramisu Wednesday, March 29, at 12:00pm Mullis Community Senior Center, 589 Nash Street, Friday Harbor. Tickets cost $15 and are available at the Mullis Center 60’s  Continue Reading

Coming Soon

Written on March 23, 2017 at 6:09 pm, by

The Cheesecake Cafe and Bakery has found a new home. Remember the Cheesecake Cafe in the Anacortes Ferry terminal? Same owner, new location. After Washington State Ferries would not renew her contract, Margie Aipopo heard about a vacancy here on the island where The Place used to be and she took advantage of it. She  Continue Reading

It’s Spay-ghetti Dinner Time Again!

Written on February 27, 2017 at 5:55 am, by

This year our annual event lands on Fat Tuesday, and in celebration we will host the Spay-Ghetti & Mardi Paw Dinner on February 28th. Wear your best Mardi Gras beads and we will see All Two Legged family and friends of the APS to enjoy a night of italian cuisine, music and fun in support  Continue Reading

Friday Harbor Chocolates

Written on February 8, 2017 at 3:55 pm, by

Another new business in town and another ribbon cutting ceremony. The Chamber of Commerce and the Town of Friday Harbor are happy to welcome Friday Harbor Chocolates to town on Spring Street where the barber used to be, next door to Pebble. Owners Mark Zipkin and Aylene Geringer (who you may remember as former owners  Continue Reading

Valentine’s Day Dinner

Written on January 19, 2017 at 5:48 am, by

The restaurant at Friday Harbor House is having a special on Valentine’s Day. Here they are with more on that… Join the restaurant at Friday Harbor House for a Valentine’s celebration to remember. Enjoy a champagne toast on arrival, followed by 5-courses of scintillating cuisine inspired by the flavors of love and natural aphrodisiacs. The  Continue Reading

SJI Brewing Company

Written on January 5, 2017 at 7:07 pm, by

What’s all the commotion going on there at the end of the field in town behind the Backdoor Kitchen? It’s the future home of San Juan Island Brewing Company, a new brew pub and restaurant, a collaboration by partners Verne Howard, Sean Aylward-General Manager, Tim Aylward-Brewery Assistant & Distribution, and Jesse Visciglia-Head Brewer. Site prep and  Continue Reading

Notable Stories of 2016

Written on December 30, 2016 at 5:26 am, by

As things slow down like they usually do in the winter, it’s an opportunity to reflect on the past year and take a look at some of the events that affect us and shape us as we move into 2017. So in no particular order, (other than grouping similar things by category) here are some  Continue Reading

Dinner and a Movie

Written on December 29, 2016 at 5:52 am, by

The Friday Harbor Film Festival and Mike’s Café and Wine Bar are delighted to announce a collaborative effort this winter and spring… Dinner and a Movie!! Films that were selected by the 2016 Film Festival attendees as their favorites will be shown at the Grange on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, starting  Continue Reading

Re-Live Thanksgiving Here

Written on December 9, 2016 at 9:17 am, by

Hello Community Thanksgiving volunteers! Thank you again for your hard work this year.   Professional photographer, Russell Illig, took some fantastic photos of the 18th Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner.   If you want to reminisce with a slide show of this Thanksgiving Past, go to the Community Thanksgiving Dinner web page where a slide show is ready for you  Continue Reading

Movies at Mike’s

Written on November 22, 2016 at 11:22 am, by

Movies at Mike’s Cafe & Wine bar Tuesday, November 22nd from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Taming Wild and Lime Kiln Park & the Killer Whales Movies are FREE and donations are welcome. Plan to come early to enjoy Mike’s great vegan meals and wine. Mike’s Cafe & Wine Bar, 135 2nd Street, Friday Harbor.

Don’t Dine Alone on Thanksgiving!

Written on November 21, 2016 at 4:49 pm, by

Wait! Before you open that can of chicken noodle soup…  Consider this, you are invited to join us for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner at the Mullis Center.   It’s like Thanksgiving dinner with the family, a big giant community family.  Enjoy a full Thanksgiving dinner menu plus connect with old friends and make new friends at the  Continue Reading

Haida Gwaii

Written on November 14, 2016 at 9:05 am, by

Here’s a note from Lynn Danaher over at the Friday Harbor Film Festival after their successful event last weekend… Free Special Screening Due to popular demand, we will be hosting a special screening of Haida Gwaii: On the Edge of the World at Mike’s Cafe and Wine Bar on Tuesday November 15th at 7:00pm. The  Continue Reading

And They’re Open!

Written on November 10, 2016 at 4:14 pm, by

Downriggers Restaurant is open again. 7 days a week (except for this coming Sunday*), from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm for lunch and then 5:00 pm to closing for dinner. Closing time may vary depending on how busy they are. *On Sunday, November 13th, Downriggers will be closed to honor Mary Ann Ragsdale. There will  Continue Reading

Benefit Dinner for Karina

Written on November 8, 2016 at 4:59 pm, by

Community Benefit Dinner for Karina Serna Wednesday, Nov. 9th Mi Casita Restaurant 4:00pm -8:30pm Come join your fellow islanders and friends of the Serna Family and have a dinner to help Karina in her fight against breast cancer. All proceeds from dinners purchased will be donated to Karina’s medical fund.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner

Written on November 4, 2016 at 5:42 am, by

It is November and our thoughts turn to gathering with friends and neighbors to share roast turkey, pumpkin pie and camaraderie.  Last year just over 500 people shared in the fun and food at the Community Thanksgiving Dinner   Would you like to participate?  Consider yourself invited.   If you would like to help out at the dinner  Continue Reading

Thirsty Thursdays at Black Fish Bistro

Written on November 2, 2016 at 5:42 am, by

Just heard that Black Fish Bistro is starting a weekly event to encourage wine tasting and socializing. Starting this Thursday they are launching “Thirsty Thursday”. Come and taste wine, socialize, and enjoy appetizers from Chef Dutch from 4-6 pm. The cost is $5- per person. Diners will also enjoy half off on bottles from the wine list with  Continue Reading