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Ep. 043 – Matt Wendland, Owner of Burien Press & Moonshot Coffee

Ep. 043 – Matt Wendland, Owner of Burien Press & Moonshot Coffee

This week’s guest is Matt Wendland, owner of Burien Press and Moonshot Coffee in White Center. Matt had the opportunity to purchase Burien Press at the beginning of 2014 and just this year opened Moonshot Coffee in White Center. Highlights From This Episode: After years of frequenting Burien Press, Matt bought the coffee shot at the beginning of 2014. Matt’s goal is to make a positive impact in everyone’s life who comes in contact with their store or coffee – They…

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Ep. 036 – Mike Albaek, Co-owner of Proletariat Pizza

Ep. 036 – Mike Albaek, Co-owner of Proletariat Pizza

This week’s guest is Mike Albaek, Owner of Proletariat Pizza in White Center, just south of West Seattle. Mike and his wife, Stefanie opened Proletariat Pizza in 2009 and have created a friendly neighborhood pizzeria, using quality ingredients to make great pizzas. Highlights From This Episode: Mike and Stefanie Albaek have lived in West Seattle they bought their house here in 2003. They wanted to start their own business and were looking at all sorts of options. Stefanie’s background is as a…

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Ep 035 – Jacob Wiegner, Owner of Blackboard Bistro

Ep 035 – Jacob Wiegner, Owner of Blackboard Bistro

This week’s guest is Jacob Wiegner, Owner of Blackboard Bistro in West Seattle. They are all about the food… simplicity, technique and flavor. Their menu is ever changing and reflects Chef Jacob’s nomadic life prior this his settling in Seattle with his family. Enjoy delicious food while relaxing in the cozy restaurant atmosphere. Highlights From This Episode: Jacob was born in Iran to parents from Pensilvania just before the revolution and he has lived all over the US since then. When…

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Ep. 034 – Cary Kemp, Owner of Pizzeria 22

Ep. 034 – Cary Kemp, Owner of Pizzeria 22

This week’s guest is Cary Kemp, Owner of Pizzeria 22 in the Admiral District or West Seattle. Pizzeria 22 is West Seattle’s first Neapolitan style, wood-fired, thin crust pizzeria. Cary traveled to and lived in Naples, Italy for sometime, along with his friend and colleague, Mike MCConnell (of Seattle’s Cafe Vita fame) to learn and study how to make amazing Neapolitan pizza and bring it back to Seattle. Highlights From This Episode: Pizzeria 22 opened up in June of 2011 and was the…

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Ep. 033 – Erin Williamson, Owner of Pier Coffee

Ep. 033 – Erin Williamson, Owner of Pier Coffee

This week’s guest is Erin Williamson, the owner of Pier Coffee, a Seattle based cold-brew coffee brewer and distributor. They brew, package and produce their coffee cold and can it for ready to drink applications at grocery stores. The big idea is that when your on the go and grabbing a quick lunch at the grocery store, you shouldn’t have to sacrifice having access to gourmet cold-brew coffee… even if it’s out of a cold-case. Highlights From This Episode: Erin owned…

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Ep 031 – Chris Smith, Owner of LowerCase Brewing

Ep 031 – Chris Smith, Owner of LowerCase Brewing

This week’s guest is Chris Smith, Owner of LowerCase Brewing. You can get their beer on tap at The Copper Coin & Coastline Burger in West Seattle… or better yet, grab a bear at their new (Nov. 2016) taproom in Georgetown. Highlights From This Episode: LowerCase Brewing opened it’s doors in January of 2014 in the South Park neighborhood of Seattle with a taproom in Georgetown. The only place you can get their beer on tap outside of their tap room is…

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Ep. 029 – Matt Greenfield, owner of QED Coffee

Ep. 029 – Matt Greenfield, owner of QED Coffee

This week’s guest is Matt Greenfield, owner of QED Coffee. QED Coffee started as a wholesale coffee roaster and now has multiple locations in the Mt. Baker and West Seattle neighborhoods. They really excel at perfecting the flavor of their coffee through the roasting and brewing process, while also providing the customer with a great experience. Highlights From This Episode: QED started in 2012 as a wholesale coffee roaster. Matt met and partnered with Jason Venhuizen in 2013 and decided to put together plans…

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Ep. 021 – The Admiral Bird – Heidi & Corina, Co-Owners

Ep. 021 – The Admiral Bird – Heidi & Corina, Co-Owners

This week’s guest on The Sea-Town Podcast is Heidi Herr & Corina Luckenbach, co-owners of The Admiral Bird. Nestled in the heart of the Admiral Junction in West Seattle, this community diner & coffee shop is known for their friendly staff, great community vibe, delicious breakfasts and amazing Raven’s Brew coffee. They make all their food from scratch, specializing in breakfast but also featuring beer on tap, cider and kombucha. They share their cozy space with Flower Lab and Heidi is also the owner of Bird on…

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Ep. 015 – Kristina & Natalie of Baked Custom Cakes – The Sea-Town Podcast

Ep. 015 – Kristina & Natalie of Baked Custom Cakes – The Sea-Town Podcast

This week’s guest on The Sea-Town Podcast is Kristina Serfass & Natalie Vorpahl, the founders of Baked Custom Cakes, winners of The Food Networks first season of Cake Wars. Located in the West Seattle Admiral Junction, they talk about their journey together in starting this business and their commitment to unique and artistic cake creation. Needless to say, they are very good at what they do and great gals to just be able to sit down with and chat about business, life and cakes….

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