Epicurean Winter Retreat on San Juan Island

Categories:Around the Islands, Food and Drink

Winter time always conjures scenes of long evenings, warm surroundings, family dinners and cozy getaways! Well this winter Island Inn at 123 West, on Friday Harbor on San Juan Island are offering it all!

November 19th , December 31st 2011, or January 21st 2012 will be your chance to get away from the hustle bustle of the holidays to the warm retreat of  Island Inn, Friday Harbor, who are partnering with Chef Gretchen Allison of Duck Soup Inn. Each date will be set in the luxuriant surroundings of the Island Inn’s beautiful penthouse suites over looking the harbor of Friday Harbor. Each session will include accommodation for two on a Friday and Saturday night, welcomed by Chef Gretchen Allison, a bottle of sparkling wine, an intimate cooking class with Chef Gretchen on Saturday evening and the cherry on the cake is you get to enjoy your hard work by enjoying the meal you just prepared in the class! All the equipment you will need will be provided, and you even get to bring the recipes that you worked on home with you.

Each evening has a different theme starting on November 19th with a class that focuses on fresh and local produce. The class starting on the 31st of December will focus on a new years eve feast, and January 21st class will highlight Indian fare. It is advised to book early as these classes will fill up quickly. Rates start at $249/night and two night minimum stays are required. Island Inn’s website has all the details that you will need to book or to read about the individual courses further.

Coho Restaurant – Distillery Dinner

Just a quick note to remind all you foodies out there of Coho Restaurants Distillery Dinner this Friday, the 31st of October. Coho Restaurant in Friday Harbor will be teaming up with Wescott Bay Cider Company to serve interesting alternatives to their diners then the usual beer and wine accompaniments. Wescott Bay Cider Company are famous for their hard ciders and apple brandy. Coho will pair these drinks with the fabulous flavors that they plan to serve that evening. Take a look at the website for details and more info on the carefully selected menu for that evening. – Coho Restaurant

Fall 2011 San Juan Island Ferry Schedule

Categories:Around the Islands, News

We have the Fall 2011 ferry schedule for you to view on sanjuanisland.com. The great thing about viewing it on sanjuanisland.com is that you can view it on your phone. Look out for the QR codes around the island so that you can take a quick glance to see if you are on time. Ferry schedule will be available here: http://sanjuanisland.com/ferry-schedule/ all season long, so its easy to remember too!

Twitter has been Launched

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If its happening on the San Juan Islands we will be tweeting about it , so be sure to follow us and get the latest info about the San Juan Islands before its too late. Sanjuanisland.com will have some of the very best deals, insights, and info about the San Juan Islands.

As a beginning to this we are now on facebook, so be sure to like us! Click here to check out our Twitter page.

We’re on Facebook!

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Welcome to the new look and feel of Sanjuanisland.com.  Beginning this month we will be a new interactive way of finding out the best of everything on the San Juan Islands. We are not a news and community announcement page, neither are we a simple web directory of business’s on the island. Oh no we are much more then that. We are harnessing the powers of New Media to get the word out there about things to see and do on the Island of San Juan. From time to time we will post articles, feature new business’s, post videos all about the wonderful location of the San Juan Islands.

To Do this we will use the vehicles of Social Media as well as old fashion print media and new media. Tourists and visitors to the island will be in no doubt as to who is serving the best coffe, has the best happy hour and who whale watching outfit best suits their needs.

As a beginning to this we are now on facebook, so be sure to like us! Click here to check out our page