Scoop Blog Archive / April 2011

Langdon Cook at Hugo House, "This" at Seattle Rep and more Top To-do's for the Week

See country crooner Zoe Muth at Columbia City Theater this Saturday

Langdon Cook at Richard Hugo House
Wednesday (4/27) -
As part of the monthlong poetry celebration at Hugo House, famed forager and Seattle mag columnist Langdon Cook will crack open the oyster chapter of his book, Fat of the Land, while Seattle poets Martha Silano, Kevin Craft and Kate Lebo share odes to sausages, pies and other reasons to eat poetic. $10–$15. Richard Hugo House, 1634 11th Ave.; 206.322.7030;

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Easter Brunch Roundup

Whaterver your Easter routine may be, for foodies, this Sunday is an excellent excuse to eat out. Here’s our roundup of Seattle area buffets and special menus. Don’t forget to make reservations – spots fill up quickly.


ART Restaurant



$65 Adults, $25 Children between 11am-2pm

Featured items include lemon brioche French toast, Dungeness crab cake benedict and deliciously-sweet maple glazed Virginia ham.

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Mint, Feta and Pine Nuts

(Steve strains the relationship)
Cook nutrient-rich quinoa until it's light and fluffy, dress it with lemon juice and olive oil and then add these Mediterranean treasures: fresh mint and parsley, toasted pine nuts, feta cheese.  Find printable recipe here. Read more »


Wine Week from Heaven

Shannon Borg
A sherry seminar at Vancouver's Playhouse International Wine Festival

I never need an excuse to go to Vancouver, but this is the best one I can think of. The Playhouse International Wine Festival takes place every year in late March, and this was my second—and favorite–visit. I stayed at the hip Opus Hotel, a sweet little gem just off the café-and-club-filled brick side streets of the Yaletown area. Read more »


Marination Station Opens on Capitol Hill

Roz Edison and Kamala Sexton opened Marination Station last Friday

Good morning, sunshine! And good news for Marination fans: The mobile food mavens have put down roots on the corner of Pike and Broadway, just up the escalator from QFC, and opened Marination Station. Read more »