Local Business

Brothers’ Cafe opens in Kenai Airport with focus on family and food made with love

Brothers’ Cafe is the newest tenant inside the Kenai Municipal Airport restaurant space. The business venture reunited two brothers, Jim and Lyndell Hamilton, after more… Continue reading

 

Pamela Parker, co-owner of Everything Bagels, started the bagel shop with her husband, Matt Parker, and friends, Brooke and John Campbell, in 2016 on Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Everything Bagels: Bringing a big city favorite to a small town

What started as a way to pass time has flourished into Pamela and Matt Parker’s full-time gig. When the two moved to the peninsula over… Continue reading

 

Joe Spady stands in front of his food truck, Joe’s Meatball Shoppe, on Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, in Soldotna, Alaska. Spady rents his truck through Kenai Soil and Water Conservation District, who offers the converted trailer for people interested in a test kitchen and small business development, with a focus on Alaska grown products. (Photo by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Food on the go: Trucks help local chefs make restaurants a reality

The peninsula food scene Joe Spady grew up with is much different than the food scene in the area now. The 30-year-old, who opened Joe’s… Continue reading

 

Diane Hooper opened TipsyGypsy Coffee Shop earlier this summer to pursue her passion for food and people on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Phot by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Shop Talk: TipsyGypsy Coffe Shop

After selling Veronica’s Cafe about three years ago, Diane Hooper still found she had a passion for food and people, prompting her to open TipsyGypsy… Continue reading

Diane Hooper opened TipsyGypsy Coffee Shop earlier this summer to pursue her passion for food and people on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 in Soldotna, Alaska. (Phot by Victoria Petersen/Peninsula Clarion)

Kenai City Council prohibits marijuana cultivation facilities in residential zones

On Wednesday, the Kenai City Council unanimously prohibited marijuana cultivation facilities in residential zones. There were no public comments regarding the ordinance at Wednesday’s city… Continue reading