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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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Convivial transforms to L’Experience Paris, a French cafe

Say bonjour to L’Experience Paris. This authentically French cafe has replaced Convivial Cafe, and it’s a transformation that will transport you to Paris with exquisite patisserie, coffee, tea, wine, and […]

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Eat Local now open, bringing specialty frozen prepared meals to Mercer Island

For more than five years, Greg Conner and Matthew Steed hoped to open an outlet of their prepared foods shop, Eat Local, on Mercer Island. Finally, over the summer, they […]

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Classic burger joint Old 76 now open on Mercer Island

As the Blue Angels roared overhead, the first people arrived at Old 76, the newest addition to Mercer Island’s restaurant scene. Customers awaited the opening at 11 am on Thursday, […]

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