Mar 7Liked by Michael R Dougherty

I worked at Gwennie's in Spenard in 1985/86. It was one of several part-time jobs I worked when I first moved to Anchorage. I worked the breakfast shift and had a lot of regulars. My favorite was probably reindeer sausage and eggs, sometimes with pancakes if I was really hungry. The portions were pretty generous, so I filled up fast and usually had to get a doggy box for the rest. I liked the club sandwich too. I only worked there for a little while until Mr. Whitekeys (one of my many part-time jobs) gave me a full-time permanent job and I worked for him for about five years. It's been a long time since I've eaten at Gwennie's. I probably should go in for old times' sake, especially since it's around the corner!

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Mar 6Liked by Michael R Dougherty

Wonderful! I DO remember Gwennie's. It was one of my Dad's favorite places to go when making a trip from Valdez to Anchorage, and we all loved it.

I hadn't known that she had given it up and moved on...BUT...I have actually SEEN the Sequim restaurant! My husband and I (living in Aberdeen, WA) drove up that way one summer, and had a look around, and (though we didn't actually eat there), we saw that. I didn't even think that it might be somehow related to the Gwennie's in Anchorage, or I would DEFINITELY have eaten there!!! Life is strange sometimes, isn't it? :-D

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