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Benji’s Coffee and Patisserie is the first to leave the pop-ups on the bay and move to a permanent home in the new Memorial Marketplace. Photo: Emma Persaud

From pop-op to permanent, Benji’s Coffee and Patisserie finds a new home in Belleville’s Memorial Marketplace

Benji’s Coffee and Patisserie moves from pop-up to permanent as the first business in the new Memorial Marketplace in Belleville. Benjamin Batelaan, 23, has been running his bakery and coffee shop as a pop-up shop at Zwicks Park for the past three years, and says that it was finally time

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Sutha's Pizza Bar & Grill opened Nov. 1 at 79 E. Davis St. in Trenton. Quinte West Chamber of Commerce photo

Sutha’s Pizza Bar & Grill providing ‘an elevated pizza experience in Quinte West’

From fresh-never-frozen homemade dough to fine San Marzano Roma tomatoesfor the sauce, a new restaurant is plating Neapolitan-style pizza straight from its flaming hot wood-fired oven in Trenton. Sutha’s Pizza Bar & Grill opened Nov. 1 at 79 E. Davis St., with its classic pizza and other pizza pie selections

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Community members have chosen the “Best of the Bay” businesses in the Bay of Quinte area, including voting Burger Revolution the 'best burger' for the third year in a row. - Burger Revolution photo

‘Best of the Bay’ gives Quinte residents a chance to ‘champion their favourite businesses’

From the tastiest burger to the best corn maze, locals have had their say about their favourite restaurants and businesses in the bay. The Bay of Quinte Regional Marketing Board announced earlier this fall the “Best of the Bay” campaign winners, naming 60 top Bay of Quinte-area tourism businesses and

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Rachelle Cuculuzzi and Megan Belanger say partnership keeps them going on the tough days of running their own business. Photo by Emma Persaud

‘The town needed this’: Owners of new Stirling coffee shop overcome multiple hurdles to create unique space

STIRLING – If there’s one thing the owners of Farm Girl Cafe have learned, it’s that the spirit of family keeps the coffee brewing. Megan Belanger, 31, and Rachelle Cuculuzzi, 34, cooked up the idea of a running cafe when they met as servers seven years ago. They found support

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