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Classic Bellevue Restaurant Pogacha Re-Opens on Mercer Island

Few restaurants last three years in the fast-moving Seattle region but Pogacha has been bringing flavors of Croatia and the Northwest to diners for more than three decades, and it […]

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Island to Island: A Cookbook Author Brings a Taste of Sri Lanka to the Northwest

When Ruwanmali Samarakoon-Amunugama moved to Mercer Island two years ago, she recognized the same small, tightly knit communities with longstanding traditions from her time in Sri Lanka. “When you speak […]

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Just Poké’s first food truck opens on Mercer Island

Danny Brawer and Norman Wu met in the fourth grade at Lakeridge elementary on Mercer Island and stayed fast friends through their youth and young adulthood. Various entrepreneurial ventures kept […]

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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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