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Fall in Review

Fall is our favorite time of year. The island takes on a slower rhythm and this year’s Indian summer couldn’t have been better. We never tired of each day’s spectacular sunrise followed by a sunset that was even more colorful and vivid than the next. There was […]

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On hot, summer days, nothing's better than rich, creamy ice cream; this Friday Harbor B&B has the scoop on where to find the best cone.

Favorite Ice Cream on San Juan Island

It’s a hot summer day, you’re enjoying a stroll through Friday Harbor, there’s a festive atmosphere in town; mmmm, ice cream would be a nice treat as you window shop or watch the boats in the harbor. But not just any ice cream; you want the rich, […]

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Foodies Love Breakfasts at Friday Harbor Inn

Hello Tucker House staff – Responding to your Guest Follow-Up email, I have to tell you that our stay was no less than perfect.  Erin went above and beyond trying to lend me her semi-dry suit for diving.  Didn’t fit….but couldn’t believe the willingness to help out […]

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Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies

Harrison House Suites & Tucker House Inn Triple Chocolate Chip Cookies 3 ¾ cups                     Semisweet chocolate chips or chunked chocolate (divided) 4                                  Large eggs 2 teaspoons                Vanilla 2 teaspoons                Espresso coffee, finely ground 10 Tablespoons          Unsalted European style butter 1 ½ cups                     Brown […]

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A Day at the Inn – The Chocolate Pusher

I admit it – I am an addict – a chocolate addict.  I have to have it each day – just an ounce or two of deep, rich, dark chocolate.  Certainly you chocolate lovers and maybe menopausal women can identify with my plight.  Inn keeper John is […]

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Dining in Friday Harbor

Winter on the island has been exceptionally mild this year. March is usually still cold and drizzly, but we’ve been enjoying gloriously sunny days with higher temperatures. Growers are in transition, pulling out their winter crops, re-bedding with Spring produce. The CSAs haven’t started up yet, and […]

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San Juan Island Hotels – Spring Specials

Join Coho Restaurant April 9, 2009 at 6 p.m. for a dinner featuring Small Vineyards Wines from Spain and Portugal Sustainably Farmed – Hand Harvested and Family-Owned Producers 6 Tapas Style Courses Paired with Wines $45/per person $25 for wine pairing Reservations are recommended. Call 360.378.6330 for […]

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San Juan Island Bed & Breakfast; San Juan Island Lodging, Friday Harbor

Green Cardamom and Cranberry Sorbet (perfect for a palate cleanser between courses or as a savory dessert) 1-1/2 lbs. fresh or frozen cranberries, rinsed and any stems removed 1-1/2 c. sugar 1-1/2 c. water 1/2 c. orange juice 1/4 c. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. Triple Sec 1 […]

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San Juan Islands, Washington Thanksgiving at the Tucker House

Thanksgiving Dinner November 26, 2009 3-8:30 p.m. Coho Restaurant Amuse Bouche (Lunetta Prosecco NV Brut – Italy) Appetizer Roasted Pork Belly with Potato Pancake & Cranberry MarmaladeorCorn Fritters with Wilted Mizuna & Maple Syrup (Saint Laurent Winery Lucky White 2007 – WA) Soup and SaladRoasted Yam Soup […]

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Fine Dining Friday Harbor, San Juan Island – Coho Restaurant Receives Wine Spectator Award

Coho Restaurant receives 2009 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator Coho Restaurant is proud to be the recipient of a 2009 Award of Excellence from Wine Spectator. Coho’s wine list, culled from the great international producers as well as those from Washington, Oregon, and California complement the […]

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San Juan Island WA Weddings at the Tucker House

We found these pictures of a bride and groom cake from a wedding that we catered this summer at Lakedale Resort. It was one of those hot summer days and the cakes had lots of whipped cream so in order to keep them from melting we kept […]

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San Juan Island WA – Dining at Coho Restaurant

Join us on April 17th for a Japanese inspired dinner with 5 premium sakes. This is one of our 3 spring wine dinners to benefit Wolf Hollow Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. We will donate $20 per ticket. It should be a great evenings of food, fun and friends […]

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Washington Recipes – Tucker House

Tucker House Inn, a Best Place to Kiss, was featured in the Best Places to Kiss Cookbook just released. The Tucker House’s Broiled Portobello Mushrooms stuffed with Italian sausage are included on page 33. The Harrison House was also featured with its Molten Chocolate Cake with cherry […]

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Thanksgiving on San Juan Island

Locals and visitors alike celebrated Thanksgiving on San Juan Island. Some shared a community dinner at the Grange, others joined friends and familes at their homes, while others prepared a traditional dinner in their suites at the Harrison House and Tucker House. Some chose not to do […]

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Fall is in the Air in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

We have been enjoying beautiful fall weather. There is a crisp breeze in the air. The sky has been beautiful at night. Many days, we wake up to a blanket of fog that burns off by late morning. We are preparing for Thanksgiving and a weekend full […]

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Friday Harbor Food, Fun & Friends

As the winter season is approaching there is still plenty to do on the island and the Tucker House is still bustling with guests! Weather has been good, a little rain here and there but still pretty warm and inviting during the day, perfect time to go […]

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Coho Restaurant Wine Dinner, Friday Harbor, Washington

Our first wine dinner at Coho Restaurant was last night with Mt. Baker Vineyards. Winemaker and owner Randy Finney took time away from this very busy season of crushing grapes to spend the evening with us. It was a fabulous evening of great stories, food, wine, and […]

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Coho’s October Specials

We are putting together a marvelous menu offering in October as part of the Savor the San Juan Islands festival. We will be offering 3 for $30 menus – that is an appetizer, entree and dessert for just $30. The entree choices include homemade spinach fettuccine with […]

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Coho Experience + Inn Apples

Hi everyone its Shaylynn (that’s me with Anna Maria at a recent Chamber meeting). I recently had the opportunity to go to the Coho restaurant and get the full experience, I sat down and was looking over my menu while nice warm bread and butter was put […]

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Coho Restaurant Opens in Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

Coho Restaurant opened this week in downtown Friday Harbor. The kitchen team was busy making fresh sauces, rolling out homemade pasta, kneading bread, and creating desserts for the restaurant’s first patrons. It was opening night! We all felt the same trepidations as an actor before the curtain […]

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