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Pho Cafe: Where shortcuts are not on the menu

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MUKILTEO—The owners at Mukilteo’s newest and only pho restaurant, Pho Cafe, value “good food, good vibes, and a good time” and won’t dare entertain “shortcuts” to their high-quality pho experience. “We don’t use shortcuts here…when we boil broth for pho, some places boil so it lasts for a week, we boil fresh every day,” Tran […]

‘We did it!’ Lake Stevens opens new community food bank

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash., June 15, 2023—After 45 years operating in the 900 square foot basement of the Ebenezer Lutheran Church, Sophina Nunez, Board President of the Lake Stevens Community Food Bank, cut the ribbon on Wednesday, June 14, to its newly built 10,000 square foot base of operation. “So, here we are cutting the ribbon […]

Mark Meline sets out to invest in his community, one patty at a time

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MUKILTEO—Blu Burgers & Brew is a place where people can come, hangout and feel like they are a part of their neighborhood here in Mukilteo. “That’s one thing about mom and pop restaurants, you gotta be part of the community,” said Mark Meline, owner of Blu Burgers & Brew.  Meline often uses his business to […]

Lake Stevens Food Bank struggles to gather funds for new facility

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LAKE STEVENS, Wash., May 19, 2022 – As the number of families served have skyrocketed since the beginning of the pandemic, the Lake Stevens Food Bank is looking to open a new facility as late as November 2023, but is falling short of the $2.7 million needed to complete. Lake Stevens Food Bank has operated […]

Cannabis Cuisine with Mary J White

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For 10 years, Mary J White has been teaching others to cook cannabis cuisine. As people let go of the propaganda and learn the benefits of the medicinal plant, cannabis infused cuisine is becoming increasingly popular. White’s recipes aim to fill that void in cooking by expressing how wonderful, sensual, and life affirming real good […]

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