Scoop Blog Archive / March 2012

OMG! Hunger Games-Themed Trophy Cupcakes!

 

 

 

Hunger Games cupcakes!

Hunger Games cupcakes!

They're chocolate cupcakes with vanilla buttercream (unless you special order them with your favorite flavor; minimum order of a dozen), and they'll be available at all Trophy Cupcakes locations through Sunday.

That is all.

[Ed's note: And may the odds be ever in your flavor...I mean favor.]


Spring Cocktails: 4 Aperitifs to Enjoy Before Dinner

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A.J. Rathbun

As many know, an aperitif is a drink taken before dinner. It may have been invented by the Frenchman Joseph Dubonnet in 1846, as one story goes, or, if you travel farther south through Europe, by Antonio Benedetto Carpano in 1786 when he invented sweet vermouth. I believe, though, that the practice of having a slight sip to start those gastronomic juices flowing goes back even farther. Read more »


The Monarch’s Tales: Model Call and Shoe Designs for Luly Yang’s Couture Show

As the team at Luly Yang Couture approaches the month-to-show mark next week, the fabulous social media manager Andrew Hoge sent me a quick recap of their week complete with a juicy peek at some fabric being used in the April 27 couture show. Read more »

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Capitol Hill's The Chapel Converted to Pine Box, or Beer Heaven

Seattle mag's favorite beer expert Kendall Jones got a sneak peek at the Pine Box, scheduled to open Monday, March 26. The beer-focused bar has taken over the former funeral home which until last year, housed the Chapel. Beer nerds like Kendall are sure to be in heaven:

From Kendall's Washington Beer Blog: Read more »


Biscuits and Layer Cakes: The Scoop On the Wandering Goose, Opening Late Spring

At long last, the empty corner space that once housed Tilden (403 15th Ave. E) is being reborn as a Southern-tinged breakfast and lunch spot, The Wandering Goose.

Owner Heather Earnhardt was co-owner (with Erika Burke) of the warm, inviting Volunteer Park Café from 2007 until last year; fans know how down-home yummy the food is there; I've got a special weakness for the figgy maple scones. Read more »