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ORIGINAL OWNER OPERATING THE SNUG COFFEE HOUSE

By Ellen Babin

Pilot staff writer

Freshly-baked pastries are just one of the things to anticipate when going to The Snug.

Upstairs at 515 Chetco Ave. is a familiar face Marilyn Blue, the barrista and original owner/operator. She is back after taking an extended leave.

In addition to goodies made by Mike Gleason (Mike G), an experienced pastry chef who comes from San Francisco, Blue offers "handcrafted" coffee drinks, made with coffee from Mellelo Coffee Roasters.

For lunch, made-to-order brown bag lunches are created on the spot.

In the future, Blue plans to add homemade soups and a variety of daily surprise dishes. She also plans to make the Snug a WiFi hotspot.

The beautiful patio, with its gorgeous view, is still available for seating, she said.

Everyone is welcome to the Snug, including thinkers, philosophers, travelers, poets, artists, stargazers, daydreamers and story-tellers. The Snug is open Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The phone number is (541) 661-3156.

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