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Robin Hill | Panacea Brewing Company

Five Minutes with Robin Hill, Panacea Brewing Company:

It was nothing we had ever dreamed of doing, but it was the right time, the right opportunity, and the right product. We visited a couple other breweries, went to KombuchaKon, learned a ton, and just did it.

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Chef Taylor Bailey | Hieronymus Seafood Restaurant

Five Minutes with Chef Taylor Bailey, Hieronymus Seafood:

When you have a knowledge of the people involved in sourcing food products, you see how much the restaurant business can do for our local economy. That’s really important. It’s a huge responsibility. You have to be connected, otherwise this work is just mundane.

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Cat & Greg Marinich | Nothing Bundt Cakes

Five Minutes with Cat and Greg Marinich, Nothing Bundt Cakes:

We’re people-people, which you have to be in this business. It’s crazy. I was a soldier, a teacher, a coach, and Cat was a teacher, and now we own a bakery. Who would’ve ever thunk that. It’s what makes life fun.

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Tropical Smoothie Cafe: Fast Food We Can Get With

I’m just going to put this out there, right from the start: I’m not big on fast food. I had my days as a fast food junkie. Burger and fries. Fish sandwich and vanilla shake. Happy Meals to appease the kids. A bag of sliders at 4am. Fried chicken passed across the counter on the way to a picnic. There was even a time I bought a vat – yes, a vat – of mashed potatoes and gravy at the drive-thru window. And then I went off fast food, all of it. Cold turkey.

What could be sexier than a fast food tagline that promises, “Eat Better. Feel Better.” Enter my life, Tropical Smoothie Cafe.

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