A Wish Granted

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | July 19, 2019

Lucky Wishbone is the kind of restaurant that inspires passionate reviews from its customers. The pan-fried chicken, hand-formed cheeseburgers and fresh milkshakes are legendary, and its down-home, family-friendly atmosphere has brought generations of repeat visitors since 1955.

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Modern Fusion of Ambience and Service

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | April 16, 2019

Ambience is an important facet when patrons visit a fine-dining restaurant. In addition to fabulous food, they want a feel-good atmosphere and excellent service. Located in downtown Anchorage for more than a decade, Ginger has figured out that magic combination. 

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No Blarney - MobileBytes Works!

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | March 16, 2019

“May your pub always be too small to hold all of your friends.”

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In Case You Missed This Earlier - From 49th State Brewing

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | July 10, 2017

We wanted to brag again about some of our MobileBytes customers in the news.  Jason Motyka and David McCarthy with 49th State Brewing earned the Small Business Administration Small Business Persons of the Year Award for Alaska in 2017.  A big shout out and congratulations to this dynamic duo - read their story here.

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Panarqukuk LTD in New Stuyohok, Alaska, gets a new grocery system.

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | November 4, 2015
Dorothy in front of the new grocery system.
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Midnight Sun Brewing Company - Top-Notch Toppings | Anchorage Press

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | November 2, 2015

Go to Midnight Sun Brewing Company for the amazing bruschetta. Stay for the beer. Or vice-versa.

The first and most important job of pub grub is simple: provide a solid foundation for the consumption of alcohol. But in Anchorage there are those exceptional drinking establishments that, while remaining first and foremost purveyors of alcoholic beverages, also offer culinary options that far surpass the bar food standard of various unimaginative permutations of grease and starch.

Source: Top-Notch Toppings | Anchorage Press

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Welcome Baked Alaska Alehouse!

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | October 29, 2015

Good things are happening at Glenn Square - welcome Baked Alaska Alehouse! Great food and great beer in a great location - what more could you ask for?!?! For their point of sale system, they are using ‪#‎MobileBytes‬. To manage their kitchen orders, they are using the MobileBytes efficient and paperless Kitchen Display System. Congratulations to Tara and her team!

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Philippine Plaza Opens Today!

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | October 26, 2015

Give a big shout out to Philippine Plaza - great people and great food! And they are using MobileBytes for their Point of Sale system.

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Renaissance at Anchorage's Glenn Square Mall a boost for Mountain View | Alaska Dispatch News

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | October 26, 2015

At long last, the Glenn Square mall is playing a role in its neighborhood's revitalization, helped in large part by the success of Bass Pro Shops as an anchor business.

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Even the New York Times is talking about South Restaurant! At Anchorage Restaurant, Fare for the Outdoorsy Set - The New York Times

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | October 6, 2015

Shane Moore, the executive chef, aims for a casual vibe and food to please everyone ‘from families to fishermen.’

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Guess what?? Pho Lena's has a new location!!! Check it out!

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | October 1, 2015

Opening day at Pho Lena Express! Congratulations Nikki, Lena and the rest of the team! ‪#‎skurlas‬
‪#‎mobilebytes‬

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Back to the blues: Blues Central's Frank Dahl is back in town promoting blues events | Alaska Dispatch News

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | September 16, 2015

Frank Dahl moved to Arizona after selling the long-running Anchorage music club Blues Central last year, but he's back arranging more blues events in the 49th state and consulting with the owners of a reincarnated Blues Central that keeps the old name, historic memorabilia and even the top of the old bar.

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Obama stops in at Anchorage's Snow City Cafe | Alaska Dispatch News

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | September 2, 2015

Though rumors of a presidential visit had been swirling for days, staff at downtown Anchorage's Snow City Cafe weren't sure it would happen Tuesday morning when breakfast rush started to ebb without a sign of him. Then a bunch of Secret Service guys showed up.

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Introducing Williwaw | Anchorage Press

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | April 17, 2015

The air tastes of concrete dust and the noise of power tools is deafening inside the old YMCA building on Sixth and F Streets. What was most recently Covenant House is undergoing a massive rebirth with anywhere from 30 to 80 construction workers scurrying about on a daily basis, uncovering the bones of the 1950s-era building. They’re hustling to get the place ready for the summer 2015 opening of Williwaw, a unique dining and concert venue that will undoubtedly be a transformative force in downtown Anchorage.

Source: Introducing Williwaw | Anchorage Press

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Going Paperless in Spenard (Spenard Roadhouse, that is)

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | January 15, 2015

For most diners, the “front stage” of the restaurant is all that they see. However, the magic that happens behind the scenes is a very complex machine that would astound most of those not in the hospitality business. In the traditional restaurant, an orchestra of cooks, prep cooks, expediters and others work with a system of printers and tickets in creating their ideal meal services. It’s a fast paced world of people and food in motion. Tickets and plates move quickly from the kitchen to the eagerly awaiting customer. Recently, Spenard Roadhouse wanted to take their existing POS to a new level and implement a KDS (Kitchen Display System) to bring increased efficiency and accuracy to their restaurant.

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Kaladi Bros. Baristas make New Year's Day a "free day" for Stitches of Love | Peninsula Clarion

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | January 12, 2015

For many years the baristas at Kaladi Brothers Coffee shops have spent their New Year's Day working for free and donating profits to local charities.

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Alaska Bites: Club Paris (Feb. 5) | Local News - KTUU.com Anchorage

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | February 5, 2014

If you want your meal with a side of history, you can't do any better than Club Paris in downtown Anchorage.

Source: Alaska Bites: Club Paris (Feb. 5) | Local News - KTUU.com Anchorage

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Pioneering Anchorage coffee roaster sold to Kaladi Brothers | Alaska Dispatch News

By Lynn Skurla Perkins | April 5, 2011

Anchorage's oldest coffee roaster is changing hands. Cafe del Mundo owner Perry Merkel is retiring and selling his Anchorage coffee empire to Kaladi Brothers Coffee. But the Cafe del Mundo business name and coffee styles will remain as is, said Kaladi's president, Tim Gravel.

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