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The Skillet Restaurant has opened at the old location of the Magic Skillet at 12

Skillet Restaurant opens on Washington Street in Brainerd


Ed Mattson has fond memories of the Magic Skillet Restaurant in northeast Brainerd and his latest business pays homage to that since-closed Washington institution at 123 Washington St. NE

On Monday his staff opened the doors at the Skillet Restaurant, a seven-day-a-week restaurant at the site of the Magic Skillet and subsequently the E Squared Cafe.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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