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Dine and Learn with Cookbook Author Linda Augustine in Friday Harbor

Grilled flat iron steak. Caramelized onions. Gorgonzola. Need I say more? No. But I will. Orechietta with fresh mozzarella, heirloom tomatoes, and fresh basil. Pan-fried Northwest oysters with corn fritters and apple jicama slaw. I’m drooling a little and I’m just writing about it!

2014 Roche Harbor Salmon Classic

This time of year the waters are choppy in the San Juan Islands. The sky is sometimes gray. And, the salmon are plentiful. This is an anglers dream. The 2014 Roche Harbor Salmon Classic is fast approaching. Anglers are excitedly awaiting the February 6 – 8 competition. Why? Because as Salmon University Founder Tom Nelson [...]

Savor the San Juans 2013

October is here. We’re offering reduced fares. And, Savor the San Juans is in full swing. Talk about an amazing combination! What is Savor the San Juans? It’s an entire month focused on celebrating food. Restaurants are serving 3-course dinners for $30 – $35. They’re offering special celebration meals and unique tastings. Events are happening [...]

Victoria’s International Chalk Festival – September 14 & 15

Chalk, the large mineral sticks we used as children to decorate sidewalks with pictures and hopscotch courses, is coming to Victoria, BC in massive quantities. Artists from Victoria and around the world will soon converge on the quaint capital of our northern sister for the International Chalk Festival. They’re coming to put their skills to [...]

Bumbershoot 2013

  My first Bumbershoot was insane. It was so hot. I spent an entire day running from stage to stage, with the occasional pit stops at a lemonade stand. I remembering slugging down large glasses of sweet, pulpy goodness so fast I’d get a brain freeze. But it didn’t matter because there was more dancing [...]