• building update

    The other day a customer called from Tacoma and asked if we were the little seafood shack along highway 101. She was disappointed to learn that we’d moved into a newer, bigger building. And a year ago we were worried about the move, too. What if we lost all our charm??? But as soon as […]

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    Grand Opening Shenanigans

    November 4, 2009

    King Crab and Sherlock, looking ready for anything. Helena (behind the counter) improvised her costume at the last minute, and came through big with the Bucket List. Snacking and sampling. A quartet of rowdy vikings and renegade ship captains came to commandeer some smoked salmon. She’s a zebra, not a convict.

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    And we’re back! Our new store has been open a week and we’re still settling in. Hopefully, one of the many boxes piled up in the office will contain oysterfan’s missing camera. Until then, we’re photo-less. In the meantime, we want to be sure and remind you about our Grand Opening on Halloween from 2 […]

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    We’ve been planning this for 5 years, and now it feels like everything’s happening all at once. Here’s the schedule: 1. We’re going to begin moving equipment out of the old store and into the new one tomorrow. 2. During the moving process we’ll keep the old store open, and if all goes as planned, […]

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    Sneak Peeks

    September 24, 2009

    Evan finishing up the rockwork We moved the stained glass window from the old store into the new building Rich finishing off the sales counter Red.

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    Oyster Shell Paving

    September 4, 2009

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    but still not hoity toity:

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    rock and wood work

    August 4, 2009

    Our friend Evan from Villines Masonry worked all last week (in the record breaking heat) putting a Hamma Hamma river rock facade on the new building. Here he is below, drinking a Bubble Up: Portable sawmiller Dan Stewart milled up the beautiful cedar beams, along with some window trim and interior siding, from trees harvested […]

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    We are very proud.

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    …with a ceiling, rafters, and stairs!

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    Walls!

    December 4, 2008

    First there was a flat spot: Then, after lots of permitting and¬†complicated plumbing work, there was another, harder flat spot: And now we have a flat spot with walls! It’s really exciting. Here’s our builder, Cory, looking happy it’s not raining:

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