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Will and Nina Chacon | Luna Caffe

Five Minutes with Will and Nina Chacon, Luna Caffe:

We tried to make Luna Caffe look and feel like a coffee shop that we would usually hang out at. We wanted it to be a place that we would want to spend time in: the ambiance, and the neighborhood people who hang out here.

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thanksgiving thoughts from ed walsh

On Gratitude: Thanksgiving Thoughts from the Home Front

In a couple days, we’ll prepare an amazing feast to be shared with friends and family. We’ll typically gather around gorgeous place settings, a zillion side dishes and await the ceremonial entrance of a perfectly roasted (or fried-my favorite) turkey to get the festivities in full swing. A cool nip in the air, perhaps some football or family board games will also highlight the holiday and a day off never hurts anyone’s feelings either. It’s a grand time to eat until we say “I can’t believe I ate THAT much” and settle down for a little nap before round two (or three) of follow-on desserts round out the event.

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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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dubs donuts review

Dub’s Donuts: The Line Starts Here and We’ll Wait, Any Day

I love a good “underdog” story. Whether it’s David and Goliath, Daniel-san in Karate Kid, the 1980 U.S. Hockey team’s victory over the Russians, or the movie “Rudy,” I always love to see the “little guy” go against the odds and come out on top. I saw something similar to this, although not on the “big screen,” at the recent Food Truck Rodeo at Hugh MacRae Park.

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