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1. Maria Hines has put together a Seder dinner, available at Golden Beetle on April 14 and 15. Hines held a similar dinner last year with chef de cuisine Ariel Fishman-Larsh, but is going it alone this year. The five-course dinner is available for $50.
2. Sugar Mountain Bake Shop has announced it is popping up at the Bellevue and University Village Pasta & Co stores. Pastry chef Lucy Damkoehler is at the helm; more details are available on the Sugar Mountain Facebook page.
3. The Seattle Times is reporting on a local startup that is transforming coffee cherry pulp—a byproduct normally tossed out—into edible flour. The project is the brainchild of Dan Belliveau, a former director of technical services at Starbucks.
4. Tom Douglas has jumped into the $15/hour minimum wage fray with a blog post on his website. He writes passionately about how the movement would impact business and gives a fascinating look into his company’s business model.