Scoop Blog Archive / January 2012

Local Breweries Compete to Craft Official Beer of the Space Needle

Lucky us! We've been invited to a special event atop the Space Needle today, where 10 breweries from around Puget Sound are hoping to see their product selected as the official beer of the Space Needle’s 50th Anniversary. The chosen brew will be served at Sky City (the Space Needle’s restaurant) and at other celebratory events throughout 2012. Read more »

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Tackle the 4 Food Groups of Super Bowl Sunday

There's nothing worse than having to move during the Super Bowl. One should remain planted and copiously fed; that's basic Super Bowl protocol. (Exceptions will be made for pit stops and trips to the keg-erator, of course). Once I've claimed my spot on the couch there's no way I'm getting up unless a toddler is bleeding or the smoke alarm goes off. So I prepare ahead of time, which means dips, chips and the sandwiches of my youth, all of which are extremely easy to prepare at home, or buy locally, depending on your pregame energy level. Read more »

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The Only 2 Food Events You Must Know About This Week

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Cody Bay

Not that there's anything wrong with a great family-style supper or winemaker dinner, but let's face it, they're so commonplace these days they don't do much to catch the eye of your average food writer suffering from press release fatigue. My hat goes off, therefore, to the refreshing and creative thinking behind the following two food events. Their existence is like a cool, crisp glass of naturally-brewed ginger ale the morning after a few too many glasses of that lush Columbia Valley red. Read more »

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Burger Drunk: The Best of Burger Brawl

Two things filled the hall at Bell Harbor Conference Center last night: a lively crowd of hungry people and the wildly seductive smell of over a thousand tiny burgers cooking on miniature grills.

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Fashion + Beauty: Sustalux sale, Ballard-made kitchen wares and the new Yuan Spa

We’ve got some buzzy news and updates to keep in mind as the weekend approaches:

Don’t forget: This Saturday and Sunday, Clementine's in West Seattle is hosting a (pretty amazing) trunk show of Sustalux’s stellar vintage attire. From the chatter I’m hearing, I’d suggest getting there Saturday to score the best deals, because it will be busy. More info on last week’s post. Read more »

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