Scoop Blog Archive / February 2011

Outdoors: Climbing the Walls

By: 
Roddy Scheer

If you're climbing the walls in your house with all the bad weather this winter, maybe you should check out one of Seattle's indoor rock climbing gyms. Vertical World (daily rate for non-members: $16; monthly membership: $70) started it all off when it opened the doors on the world's first indoor climbing gym in Ballard back in 1987. These days the company has gyms in five locations around Puget Sound. Read more »

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New Column Alert: Cook's Adventures Debuts This Month!

By: 
Langdon Cook

I'm thrilled to announce that Fat of the Land author Langdon Cook is our newest columnist at the magazine.

 Lang, as he's known by friends, is the kind of guy that, when he says he'll be "off the grid," really means it; he's known to disappear down the coast and up to the wilds of British Columbia for weeks at a time on foraging, fishing and mushroom hunting expeditions. Read more »


Recipe: Lorna Yee's Crispy Sweetbreads with Tarragon and Lemon

Ingredients:
2 whole veal sweetbreads, weighing about ½ pound each
1 tablespoon salt
Juice of 1 lemon
Water (for soaking)

1 cup flour
1 cup panko bread crumbs
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
6 tablespoon vegetable oil or peanut oil for frying Read more »

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DJ Digs: Behind the Scenes at Seattle's Online Radio Stations

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Fashion + Style Friday: Spring fashion from Built for Man and Lizzie Parker, plus a fun wine accessory

Toast to the weekend with a Clink wine charm

We’re playing with numbers this week on Fashion Friday, it’s like good ol’ Sesame Street says: ‘The number of the day is 5.’ As in five, exciting, fun tidbits for share with you this week: Read more »