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Old 11-01-2019, 02:08 PM   #1
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I just heard that Kevin sold the Local Eatery. Any truth to this rumor?
Yes it is true. Kevin sold the Laconia Local Eatery to Burrito Me. He also cashed out his interest in Osteria Poggio, as well as close down local provisions. He took the inventory from Local provisions and was intending to open up a similar shop somewhere in Vermont.
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Old 11-01-2019, 02:20 PM   #2
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Yes it is true. Kevin sold the Laconia Local Eatery to Burrito Me. He also cashed out his interest in Osteria Poggio, as well as close down local provisions. He took the inventory from Local provisions and was intending to open up a similar shop somewhere in Vermont.
Wow that certainly is a big change in strategy for Kevin. We was heavily invested in the area especially downtown. It is a little discouraging Local Provisions closed and on another thread here someone said Wayfair is also closing. Do you know if that is also true?
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Yes it is true. Kevin sold the Laconia Local Eatery to Burrito Me. He also cashed out his interest in Osteria Poggio, as well as close down local provisions. He took the inventory from Local provisions and was intending to open up a similar shop somewhere in Vermont.
That's too bad. I hope he finds happiness in VT.
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Wow that certainly is a big change in strategy for Kevin. We was heavily invested in the area especially downtown. It is a little discouraging Local Provisions closed and on another thread here someone said Wayfair is also closing. Do you know if that is also true?
I read about the Wayfair closing here and my first thought was ďrumor millĒ. Itís possible that since local provisions closed and it was right next-door to wayfarer, there was a misinterpretation of a statement made. It also could be that a different downtown coffee shop which is currently for sale may have actually been a topic of conversation but misinterpreted as Weyfair by an eavesdropper. I donít get by Wayfare very often but perhaps Iíll make it a point to stop and get the skinny.
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I loved Local Provision's crab cakes. Always wanted to eat at Local Eatery.

I guess in The Lakes Region if you want to try a restaurant, do it quickly.
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I loved Local Provision's crab cakes. Always wanted to eat at Local Eatery.

I guess in The Lakes Region if you want to try a restaurant, do it quickly.
Local Eatery was our go to place. I find it a bit concerning that a burrito restaurant will operate it in the same way. We will give it a shot, hopefully we will be pleasantly surprised.

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Local Eatery was our go to place. I find it a bit concerning that a burrito restaurant will operate it in the same way. We will give it a shot, hopefully we will be pleasantly surprised.

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I believe Kevin was creative. Duplication can't be the same as the original artist.

Let's hope there's a new creative genius behind this venture. If not, trying to maintain the status quo, mediocrity may ruin the place. If a new artist comes in, expect changes.

One thing about the Region, culinary expertise seems to pop up with some growing imagination. Tavern 27, Lemon Grass, the original Canoe are among some more.
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My understanding is that Kevin ran into some personal problems that required him to cash out of all his business ventures. Next time any of you are in Wayfair please ask about the rumors


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My understanding is that Kevin ran into some personal problems that required him to cash out of all his business ventures. Next time any of you are in Wayfair please ask about the rumors


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That is my understanding also from a mutual friend. I wish him the best of luck with his new venture


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Old 11-22-2019, 03:41 AM   #11
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We were regulars at Local early on, but had weened off a bit as it got toward the end of Kevin's ownership. We were hesitant to visit after the new owner(s) took over, for fear of disappointment, however we made it by a few weeks ago. Much of the old staff was back, and we were pleasantly surprised by the food as well.
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Kevin may have been the owner, but at Local Provisions, Tom was the butcher. Does anyone know the whereabouts of Tom? It would be nice if Tom is able to work in the same line of business in the area. He is a great butcher and super accomodating.
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Old 01-13-2020, 02:00 PM   #13
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I believe he moved back to Vermont.
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