IHOP offers free pancakes Tuesday

March 1, 2015

NEW — 6 a.m. March 1, 2015

IHOP restaurants are celebrating the 10th anniversary of National Pancake Day on March 3 by offering one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes.

In return, guests are asked to pay it forward by making a voluntary donation to their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospital for Children, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society or other local charities.

The give away is from 7-10 a.m. at more than 1,500 restaurants across the United States. The Issaquah location is at 1433 N.W.  Sammamish Road.

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Century of conviction — At 100, Kathleen Parker is still going strong for God and church

January 6, 2015

A wife, mother and grandmother. A poet. A prayer warrior.

By Greg Farrar Kathleen Parker wears a tiara and feather boa to celebrate her birthday Jan. 4 after Mountain Creek Christian Fellowship’s church service. The cake was made by parishioner Donna Bartholomew.

By Greg Farrar
Kathleen Parker wears a tiara and feather boa to celebrate her birthday Jan. 4 after Mountain Creek Christian Fellowship’s church service. The cake was made by parishioner Donna Bartholomew.

Those were just some of the phrases used to describe Issaquah’s Kathleen Parker, who reached her 100th birthday Jan. 4.

The church to which she is obviously much attached, the Mountain Creek Christian Fellowship, honored her on the day of her birthday with a special breakfast and celebration following Sunday services at the Issaquah Senior Center. And while Parker may be a bit hard of hearing, she spoke right up when asked to tell a little about her life.

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Celebrate IHOP birthday with 56-cent short stack tomorrow

July 7, 2014

NEW — 6 a.m. July 7, 2014

In celebration of 56 years serving “everything you love about breakfast,” from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 8, participating IHOP restaurants will offer guests a short stack of buttermilk pancakes for 56 cents.

That’s less than the original cost of 60 cents when the first IHOP restaurant opened in 1958.

The Issaquah IHOP is at 1433 N.W. Sammamish Road.

Learn more about IHOP’s birthday celebration here.

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IHOP offers free pancakes on National Pancake Day

February 4, 2014

IHOP restaurants are offering diners a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes on National Pancake Day, March 4.

The ninth annual fundraiser returns after having raised more than $13 million for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shriners Hospitals for Children and other local charities.

More than 1,500 IHOP restaurants in the United States will participate this year, including for the first time locations in Canada and Puerto Rico. The Issaquah restaurant is at 1433 N.W. Sammamish Road.

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End of an era

April 23, 2013

IHOP institution, Susie Nutzhorn, is ready to hang up her apron after 30 years

By Greg Farrar Susie Nutzhorn (left) takes an order last week from regular customers Eastgate residents John and Wilma Huber, the second to last week before her retirement.

By Greg Farrar
Susie Nutzhorn (left) takes an order last week from regular customers Eastgate residents John and Wilma Huber, the second to last week before her retirement.

Longtime IHOP waitress Susie Nutzhorn has a certain philosophy about her line of work.

The way she sees it, she doesn’t really work for the famous pancake house, rather her true employers are the men, women and children who enter through the Issaquah restaurant’s doors every day.

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