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Skagit Tulip Festival 2019

In celebration of Spring, Skagit Valley blooms are taking over the fields this April. The annual Tulip Festival commemorates the valley’s annual harvest. You don’t have to travel to the Netherlands to experience the spring bloom. As one of areas most colorful agricultural gems, the tulip fields set the stage for festivities for all.

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Washington Wine – 2012 Quilceda Creek

#2 Wine Spectator Top 100 of 2015 “A great bottle of wine is one that keeps your interest from the first glass to the last, leaving you wanting more.” Founded in 1979, Quilceda Creek wines are an expression of five vineyards; Champoux, Galitzine, Lake Wallula, Palengat and Wallula Vineyards. The 2012 Quilceda Creek Cabernet Sauvignon Columbia Valley…

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Winter is for the Eagles

Early winter is prime season for eagle watching in the Pacific Northwest. With a number of prime viewing locations located right in Skagit and Whatcom counties. The Skagit River Bald Eagle Interpretive Center is an amazing resource for planning your next adventure. The flats and fields around the rural Skagit County towns of Edison, Bow…

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10 Must Do’s on Chuckanut Drive

1. The Oyster Bar on Chuckanut: Easily our top recommendation for lunch or sunset dinner. 2. If bird watching strikes your fancy, we recommended extending your drive south to the Samish Flats, prime turf for birding. See if you can spot bald eagles, red-tail hawks, at least a half dozen rough-legged hawks, falcons, merlin, peregrines,…

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Featured Winery: Leonetti Cellars

Loess Vineyard at the Figgins Family Wine Estate -(photo from Leonetti Cellars)   The Figgins Family Wine Estate has a deep history spanning over a century in Walla Walla Washington. The Leonetti Cellar was founded in 1977 as the valley’s first commercial winery. We’ve curated a collection of Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon vintages ranging from…

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2018 Best of Award of Excellence by Wine Spectator

Each year Wine Spectator awards a number of restaurants honoring wine programs by recognizing lists that display excellent breadth across multiple regions and/or significant vertical depth of top wines, along with superior presentation. Each wine lists selected features a well-chosen assortment of quality producers along with a thematic match to the menu in both price and…

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Featured Wine: And Why am I Mr. Pink? Rosé

It’s only March but the first mouthwatering Rosés of the season are starting to arrive! We’ve selected a Washington wine. This rosé that comes from collaboration between two winemakers in the Columbia Valley. And Why Mr. Pink? rosé sets a scene for spring from our cellar to your table. And Why am I Mr. Pink?…

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The Oyster Bar: On the Half Shell, In the News

Oyster Bar Reviews As a restaurant with a long history in the region, we’ve been featured in a long number of publications and personal blogs! Below, we’ve gathered some our favorite reviews, recollections, and write-ups in one place — a sort of scrapbook of people’s experiences with us throughout the years. We’re delighted to see…

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The Health Benefits of Lobster

The Health Benefits of Lobster Lobsters, the crustaceans known as Homarus Nephrops (north Atlantic subspecies), have only in recent history been known as a delicacy. In the early 20th century Lobsters were primarily fed to poor people and prisoners. In one example, indentured servants in a New England town successfully sued their owners to create a…

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Live Lobster Through February

Due to demand, we’ve decided to continue our fresh lobster plate specials through the end of February. (February 13th and 14th will be excluded due to high volume in the restaurant, but you can look forward to these unique dishes for a little bit longer. ) As a reminder, we’ve got some great options for…

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For Your Favorite Foodies

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Featured Wine: Woodward Canyon 2016 Nelms Road Cabernet Sauvignon

Enticing aromas of black currant, olive, spices, tobacco, and lead pencil. Deep red in color. In the mouth the wine offers savory blueberry fruit, mature tannins, beautiful texture and a long generous finish.

Closing times may vary seasonally so please call for a reservation if wishing to dine after 8pm.

It is our policy not to seat parties with children under 9 years of age unless our downstairs dining room is unoccupied.