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Returning by Another Path
 
We have been staying at home to make it safe for our neighbors as ourselves! Yet we are connected in solidarity and in tech…dispersed yet connected…thanks to the resourceful, adaptable efforts of passionate - and compassionate - culinary professionals and others everywhere making it possible!
 
Now, we are beginning to take initial, cautious steps, towards a "Return." We know it won't - initially, at least - look like a "Return to Normal". Nevertheless, we celebrate these steps, and we encourage you to follow this same path.
 
Celebrating Delicious Piviots
 
 
COVID Listing Updates
 
Olympic Culinary Loop marketing partners are keeping their online listings updated with 5 new "Types" you can filter for.
  • Gift Certificate (Great for "Buy Now - Use Later"
  • Home Delivery (Service areas vary)
  • Take-Out Ordering
  • Curb-Side Pick-up
  • Operational "Pause"
  • Mail Order 
 Simply go to the website, look for SEARCH THE LOOP!, drop-down "Type" to the bottom of the pick-list for COVID operational changes, press "Search" 
 
“Stay Home, Stay Healthy” stay in the LOOP with virtual backdrops. 
 
We miss not being able to - currently - welcome you all around the LOOP
 
So we want to gift you with some scenes from around the LOOP that you can add to your next Zoom meeting.
 
Add any of this growing collection of virtual LOOP backgrounds to your next ZOOM meeting.
 
Enjoy!
 
 
 
Mourning the closure of Washington's Oldest Grocery - Aldrich's
 
Aldrich's has seen the Spanish Flu. Two World Wars. Two major fires, plus numerous Economic highs & lows. Aldrich's has also been the anchor of Port Townsend's uptown area for over 125 years.
It's with great sorrow - and indearing thanks to owners Scott & Robin - that we say "Good Bye" to an icon of small, independent community grocery stores. RIP Aldrich's
 
 
Reporting on Aldrich's closure
 
Creative Examples of Carrying On the YUM!
 
 
Spirits to Sanitizer
 
Distiller Cody Morris of Hardware Distillery Co. of Hoodsport, and Kim Roberts of Westport Winery are just two examples of alchoal being converted to much needed hand sanitizer. Yeah! 
 
Podcast
 
Pane d' Amore adjusted Hours
 
Pane d'Amore Uptown is open 9AM - 3PM Mon-Sat! Pane d'Amore Waterfront is open 11AM to 3PM Daily! Pane d'Amore Sequim is temporarily closed due to store size and safety concerns.
Be Well!
 
Pane d' Amore
 
Stottle Winery Open for Bottle Sales
 
Wineries are essential in WA state. Stottle is open regular hours for bottle sales. Because we are unable to offer tastings, enjoy 5% off all wines, or 10% of purchases over $80. If you prefer curbside service, just call when you arrive 360-877-2247.
 
Stottle Winery
 
 
 
FINNRIVER INCIDER SPACE!
 
Finnriver moves their popular patio music, lecture and performance arts online!
 
Incider
 
Farmers Market Online
 
A modified Jefferson County Farmers Market has 20+ vendors online taking advance orders + 15 live vendors offering a modified Sat. Market opportunity
 
Farmers market
 
Bountiful Curbside Dining
 
Ajax Cafe, Nourish, Silverwater, SirensFinistère and others are busy serving up regular curbside service. Menus and service details change regularly
 
Curb-side
 
 
 
"Stay Home - Stay Safe" Until it's OK to again visit the LOOP
 
Washington's Governor Jay Inslee is updatings the state's COVID-19 response with regular press conferences. Recently the governor was joined by Crystal Dingler, mayor of Ocean Shores, (SW corner of the LOOP), where she placed a ban on any and all overnight rentals within the city as an attempt to further enforce the "Stay Home - Stay Safe" order.   
Canterbury Inn stated it well. "We really want to see you (hopefully) in May, but if you all don't stop traveling you are going to make it so your favorite vacation spot(s) can't open back up." 
WHEN it's time - WHEN it's safe - We'll be here to WELCOME you back around the LOOP!
 
WA State COVID responce
 
 
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Port Angeles, WA 98362
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