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La Fête Pâtisserie Française Now Open on Mercer Island

The crowds flocking to the latest addition to Mercer Island’s food scene, a contemporary French bakery, took owner Kristen Sisco by surprise – and perhaps customers too were surprised and soon […]

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Local ocean-to-table seafood pop-up shops open for business on Mercer Island

Premier Catch, a local family-operated and women-owned seafood company, recently announced the launch of their community pop-up shops on Mercer Island. The company’s co-owners, Ashley Besecker and Joci Besecker, seek […]

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New Seasons Market to close on Mercer Island at the end of June

New Seasons Market has announced its upcoming closing of its Mercer Island store – which will soon become a Metropolitan Market. In an email message to customers, New Seasons shared the […]

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New food company Goodness Grazers offers delicious and beautiful “graze” boxes on Mercer Island

In January, Mercer Island native Maggie Dickinson began Goodness Grazers: a Seattle-based company with food, human connection, and community at its center. The company, which currently operates out of L’Experience […]

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Hap’s Burgers & Taps delivers a delicious burger and recalls local history

Last August, a brand-new burger joint called Old 76 arrived on Mercer Island, pairing classic tastes with regionally sourced ingredients to create a new favorite local dining spot. Now, the […]

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Two restaurant closings; a short history of Mercer Island’s local food scene

Since we began our reporting on Mercer Island’s restaurant scene in 2014, we have covered the openings of about 15 food and restaurant establishments on the island. In the same […]

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