Scoop Blog Archive / October 2011

Homemade in Seattle: A Fungus Lover's Cookbook

Seattle-based photographer Stephanie Joy Billmayer, 29, shared these photos of her recent homemade project, a book of mushroom recipes called 'Fungiculture.'

Because the book seems to celebrate both craftiness and cooking with fresh produce, I figured it might be of interest to Seattle mag readers.

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Foreclosure: Up Close and Personal

In case you ever wondered what a foreclosure looks like:


The folks over at Washington Community Action Network just alerted me to a sad story about Dixie Mitchell, a Central District resident who may lose her home in spite of efforts to take advantage of the Foreclosure Fairness Act, which Seattle Business magazine reported on earlier this year.

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Scary or Funny? Baby Thinks Magazines Are Broken iPads

According to whomever made the video, this 1-year-old baby thinks magazines are broken iPads.

You could also argue the baby thinks the magazine has scratch'n'sniff capability.

Either way, the baby is being greedy.

 

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X Factor: Team Lomax Delivers, While American Dream Story Line Depresses

Thanks to an unexpected office rivalry, I find myself properly hooked on the X Factor, another Simon Cowell singing contest that has been popular in the UK for years and just crossed the pond this year.

In case you don't watch, but still care: 32 acts (narrowed from thousands) are battling to win a 5 million dollar recording contract. Read more »

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Inside the Issue: Best New Restaurants

November's Best New Restaurants issue (co-written by Eater's Allecia Vermillion, it hits newstands this week) was a pure pleasure to work on because of the spirit of looking ahead, of seeing what (and who!) is on the verge of making it big in Seattle food. Read more »

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