Scoop Blog Archive / February 2011

Awards Season for Chefs and Restaurants Starts Now

It's not just awards season in Hollywood; in the food world, nominees for two presigious food awards were announced this week.

Every year I anticipate seeing who'll be called out among Food & Wine's Top 10 Best New Chefs on the cover of the July issue. The editors almost always nail the list.

This year they've come up with a more brilliant plan: Instead of picking the winners themselves, F&W's editors have selected a list of worthy nominees in 10 regions, and we, the people, get to vote for the nominated chefs.  Read more »

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Fashion + Style Friday: Pop-up clothing sale at Clementine and Capitol Hill’s sugary new shop

Braided appeal: A sweet headband for spring

As you might expect, our resident stylist Hope Misterek (who styles fashion features for Seattle Bride magazine, as well as pitching at Seattle) has pretty enviable wardrobe. Lucky for us, she’s cleaning in house and will sell off her designer duds at Clementine in West Seattle over the next two weeks. Starting today, rummage through over 200 pieces from the likes of Vivienne Tam and Marc Jacobs. Prices run from $20-$200. Read more »

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Rat City Roller Girls Fight for Northwest Supremacy and More Can't-miss Hapennings

Must Derby
Rat City Roller Girls v. Rose City Roller Girls
Saturday (2/19) -
Seattle’s meanest, baddest chicks on eight wheels are taken it to Key Arena for the ultimate roller derby match. The Rat City Rollergirls take on their sisters to the south, Rose City Rollers (Portland, OR) for an epic battle for Northwest supremacy. 5:30 p.m. Prices vary. Key Arena, 305 Harrison St. ratcityrollergirls.com

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Tamari Roasted Nuts

(Steve & Darrell schedule a play date)
We have to have these around. We need them for a quick, satisfying snack (try jumbling them with raisins and chocolate chips). People ask me to make them as a gift because they believe they are hard to make. Shhh - it's so easy.  Printable recipe here. Read more »

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VIDEO: Ethan Stowell Cooks Up Tavolata Rigatoni

Seattlemag.com's Dylan Priest and Alex Kummerow asked Seattle superchef Ethan Stowell and specialty-food-market veteran Kaela Farrington to show us how to prep a simple and savory meal using noodles from their new pasta line.


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