Food

Zudy’s Offers a Solution to Local “Soup Dilemma”

Zudy’s Offers a Solution to Local “Soup Dilemma”

By Jason Aigeldinger for Seward City News – Homemade soups full of healthy ingredients will anchor down the menu at one of Seward’s newest dining establishments. Zudy’s, the brainchild of Moose Pass residents Judy and Jan Odhner, will be open for business later this month. The establishment is situated in the old railroad depot east of the Alaska Sealife Center. […]

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Business, Food
Qutekcak Scholarship Auction/Potluck April 18

Qutekcak Scholarship Auction/Potluck April 18

by · April 14, 2014 · 0 comments · Alaska, Announcements, Education, Events, Food
Game Changer: Local Culinary Couple Take the Helm at Seward Brewing Company

Game Changer: Local Culinary Couple Take the Helm at Seward Brewing Company

By Jason Aigeldinger for  Seward City News – They’ve both been around town awhile. There is a real solid chance you’ve enjoyed a meal he’s prepared. She has no doubt poured you a drink or two at some point over the past eighteen summer seasons. And now they have a brewery to call their own. Chef Erik Slater and General Manager Hillary Bean […]

by · April 12, 2014 · 0 comments · Alaska, Business, Food

Hurry, it’s the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge!!!….Deadline is April 5th!

I ve been asked by the folks at epicurious.com to help spread the word about the 2014 Healthy Lunchtime Challenge. This was the recipe contest for kids that Rowan and I took part in last summer. It was an unbelievable experience. If the ideas of eating and cooking healthy foods for kids wasn’t enough, the first lady hosted a state […]

Seward Spring Carnival April 5

Seward Spring Carnival April 5

by · March 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Announcements, Events, Food
The Great Alaskan Backcountry Cook-Off

The Great Alaskan Backcountry Cook-Off

Allison Fong of Seward won the 2014 Great Alaskan Backcountry Cook-Off earlier this afternoon at the waterfront pavilion. Her dish, Backcountry Quesadillas was a chili-rubbed steak with melted cheddar cheese wrapped in a corn tortilla with carmelized onions and a garbanzo bean salad on the side. Contestants had one hour and a camp stove to cook and a tough critic, […]

by · March 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Events, Food
Spring Breakup Festival this weekend!

Spring Breakup Festival this weekend!

Hey folks don’t forget about the festival this weekend. Here is the schedule, we have more events that aren’t on the flyer. Please go to sewardevents.com for a complete schedule and https://www.facebook.com/pages/Seward-Spring-Break-Up-Festival/160583607432269  

by · March 14, 2014 · 1 comment · Announcements, Business, Events, Food
AVTEC’s Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner

AVTEC’s Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner

  AVTEC’s 14th Annual Culinary Academy Scholarship Dinner is scheduled for Friday, May 9, 2014, beginning with no host bar at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and silent and live auctions during event.  Featuring cuisine prepared by the Culinary Academy’s students.  Funds raised are applied to culinary scholarships and student competitions nationwide.  In the past, scholarship checks have been awarded to two or four culinary students a […]

by · February 18, 2014 · 0 comments · Alaska, Announcements, Education, Events, Food

Seward Vendors….

The annual National Ocean Sciences Bowl Competition hosted by UAF SFOS Seward Marine Center will be held between Feb 28-March 2. ALL 150+ participants, coaches, visitors, chaperones etc will be on their own for lunch on Friday Feb 28th, and throughout the weekend have opportunity to venture into our town.  We always put together a welcome packet for all participants […]

by · February 13, 2014 · 0 comments · Alaska, Announcements, Education, Events, Food, Science, Travel

Spring Breakup Festival – A Call Out to Seward Businesses

The annual Spring Breakup Festival is rapidly approaching.  This years event will be March 14, 15, & 16. There will be a pub crawl, and other activities that may include a back country chef challenge, hot wing challenge, pirate costume contest, Wii Bowling competition, and much more.  (Note: not all activities including the for-mentioned have not been completely finalized and […]

by · February 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Announcements, Business, Events, Food

Worm Composting for Winter

Winter Composting with Worms Composting in the winter is no fun!  The weekly long, slow trudge out to the compost pile at 20 F below isn’t even an Alaskan’s idea of a good time. Fortunately there is an easy, fun alternative for composting during the Alaskan winter: Vermicomposting! Vermicomposting is the feeding of kitchen food scraps to worms.  In addition […]

Seward Prevention Coalition Town Hall Meeting Tonight

Seward Town Hall Meeting III Community Action to Prevent Underage Drinking & Drug Use Wednesday, January 29th, Seward Middle School 5:30 Spaghetti Dinner by NYO Desserts by Judy Odhner’s SHS Cooking Class 6:30 – 8:30 Meeting FREE! Childcare provided by Seahawk’s Voice Great door prizes for youth and adults!

by · January 29, 2014 · 0 comments · Announcements, Events, Food
Seward Chamber of Commerce presents awards

Seward Chamber of Commerce presents awards

From the Seward Chamber of Commerce – The dinner Community Awards presentations at Chinook’s Saturday evening was just a heck of a lot of fun.  Can’t wait to see what we might ‘cook up’ for next year! Maya Moriarty received the Person of the Year award, Joe Tougas of Catalyst Marine Engineering  was the designated Business Person of the Year, and […]

by · January 28, 2014 · 1 comment · Announcements, Business, Economics, Events, Food

Debate Team Event

Seward High School’s Debate and Forensics Team presents a Showcase/Skirmish for the community. Fee of $5 per person with a $10 cap for families. Bake sale available. Thursday, January 30th, 5:30 to 8:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.

by · January 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Announcements, Events, Food, Seahawks
50th Anniversary High School Reunion has RESCHEDULED to FEB. 8th

50th Anniversary High School Reunion has RESCHEDULED to FEB. 8th

by · January 26, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Events, Food
Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club Dessert Auction

Seward Seahawk’s Athletic Booster Club Dessert Auction

Seahawk Booster Club Dessert Silent Auction   Friday, February 7th at the Seahawk Classic Basketball Tournament 5pm – 8pm – Seward High School       Come watch the games, cheer on the home team and bid on some delicious desserts!  Winning bids will be awarded at 8pm.Anyone wlling to donate a dessert for the auction please contact Kim Reierson at […]

by · January 24, 2014 · 0 comments · Education, Food, Seahawks, Sports
A High School Reunion Murder Mystery-Get Your Tickets Now!

A High School Reunion Murder Mystery-Get Your Tickets Now!

by · January 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Arts, Events, Food

Cooking Dried Beans and Lentils

Cooking Dried Beans, Peas and Lentils A southern tradition to bring luck and prosperity in the upcoming year is to serve black eyed peas on New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day. Whether or not you’ve recently eaten black eyed peas to honor this tradition consider serving legumes throughout the year for a healthful option at any meal. Legumes- dried […]

Bazaar This Weekend – Please Come!

There will be an amazing number of Alaska artists and commercial vendors at the annual Seward Holiday Fair this weekend at the Train Depot.  Once the train came from Anchorage with hundreds of people who wanted to see Santa Claus, and Seward, but then there was an avalanche warning and the railroad stopped the trains at Christmas to Seward.  If […]

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!

The Seward Senior Center is seeking volunteers to help us with our Pizza,Louisiana Gumbo, and Cakes Booth at the Holiday Craft Fair at the ARRC Ferry Terminal Friday, December 6th and Saturday, December 7th, 2013.  We have the following openings: SET UP, Friday, Dec. 6th from 1pm to 4pm.  Moving equipment to the terminal. FOOD SERVER, Friday, Dec. 6th from 7pm to […]

by · November 22, 2013 · 0 comments · Announcements, Events, Food

Make Your Reservations for the Academy Cafe

The Academy Café is currently open Tuesdays through Fridays and will be open till Thursday, Dec. 12.  Reservations need to be made online.   Diners will experience a Portugese-inspired menu created and presented by AVTEC culinary students.  To make reservations visit www.avtec.edu and under hot topics click on the link to Academy Café reservations.  Please note the few changes made to policies regarding reservations […]

by · November 19, 2013 · 2 comments · Alaska, Food
African Mission Trip Fundraiser November 10

African Mission Trip Fundraiser November 10

by · October 25, 2013 · 0 comments · Events, Food

Meals on Wheels

Are you over the age of 60, finding it difficult to shop, cook and clean up following a meal or don’t have anyone to prepare a noon time meal for you? At the Seward Senior Center,  we want to help you meet your nutritional needs, five days a week. The meals on wheels program provide the Seward elder with 1/3 […]

by · October 15, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Food

“D” IS FOR DESSERT

That’s right. You do not want to miss the chance to partake in tasting some of the fabulous homemade desserts that are offered at the annual St. Peter’s Episcopal Church’s Dessert Extravaganza, this Sunday, October 13, 2013 between 1-4 p.m. Where: Community Room of the Library/Museum Bldg., corner of 6th & Adams.  We are blessed to have so many of our local merchants donate merchandise […]

by · October 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Announcements, Events, Food
10th Annual Music and Arts Festival

10th Annual Music and Arts Festival

People are filling the cruise ship depot for three days of music, dance and other great entertainment, food, crafts and fun. It continues tonight (Saturday) and then starts up at noon Sunday with Elite 9 (Jazz), 1:00 pm John Cook (fingerpicking guitar), 2:00 pm Kaleido World Percussion and Dance (Bellydance), 3:00 pm Illaskan Assassins (rap/breakdance), 4:00 pm Lulu Small, (interpretive […]

by · September 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Events, Food, Harbor News, Music

K-IBH 91.7 FM to Broadcast SMAF Music!

Our local radio station KIBH-FM on 91.7 on your FM dial will be broadcasting some of this weekend’s SMAF music performances. Headlining the 10th Anniversary of SMAF are the “Builders and the Bakers” performing on Saturday night. Many talented musicians will be broadcast such as Lulu Small, Melissa Mitchell, Historian, Blackwater Railroad Company, Super Saturated Sugar Strings, the Eternal Cowboys, […]

by · September 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Alaska, Announcements, Arts, Events, Food, Music
Ducks Unlimited Bar Night!

Ducks Unlimited Bar Night!

The Seward Brewing Company is hosting the Ducks Unlimited Bar Night on Saturday, September 14th, from 7 – 10 pm to help raise money for wetlands conservation. There will be gun raffles, live music, games of skill and luck, and a silent auction. At the end of the evening, they will be a special raffle for a Para 1911 Special Ducks Unlimited Edition .45.   The […]

by · September 11, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Announcements, Events, Food, Music, Outdoors
Local woman to raise money for Fiji

Local woman to raise money for Fiji

By Heidi Zemach for SCN Those who attend Swinefest at Chinook’s Waterfront Restaurant Oct 5, will not only enjoy a tasty meal made from two whole roasted pigs with all the fixings, and live music from Blackwater Railroad Company, they also will be helping some of the poorest rural villagers in the South Pacific Island of Fiji. Cathy Gonzalez, a […]

by · September 4, 2013 · 1 comment · Business, Events, Food, Travel