Scoop Blog Archive / November 2012

Matthew Dillon Cooking Up Two New Projects in Pioneer Square

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Leslie Kelly
Outside Matt Dillon's The Corson Building in Georgetown

Matthew Dillon is putting the pioneer back in Pioneer Square. Opening two new places early next year, the local star chef is shoving the neighborhood into contention for the city’s new hot spot.

“I grew up in Seattle and spent a lot of time in this neighborhood. I want to stop complaining about how it’s not what it should be,” said this year’s winner of the James Beard Foundation Award for the best chef in the Northwest. Read more »

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Holiday Gift Guide: For the Home

Ladies & Gentlemen Nyth Fruit Bowl
This eclectic fruit bowl, from the Ballard-based husband-and-wife duo of Dylan Davis and Jean Lee, resembles an artsy bird’s nest, constructed from splatter-painted layers of stoneware clay. Available in 11-inch ($145) and 14-inch ($175) diameter sizes at Ladies & Gentlemen, ladiesandgentlemenstudio.bigcartel.com

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Holiday Gift Guide: Jewelry

Small boxes sometimes make the biggest impact. Make a jewelry-lover's day with these bright baubles designed and/or offered locally. Read more »

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Black Friday Deals That you Shouldn’t Miss

Save 15 percent on everything black at Momo in the ID on Black Friday

If every Black Friday shopper equips themselves with a list of “don’t miss” bargains the night before, then here is ours. Stop by Momo and Sandylew and you’ll find that black is back with a fury. Both boutiques are offering 15 percent off anything and everything that is black—“interpretively, partially & totally”—this Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Click! Read more »

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Small Business Saturday: the New Black Friday?

Swing by Formulary 55 in Ravenna for some sweet (smelling) deals on Small Business Saturday

Why not continue the Black Friday shopping frenzy into the weekend? Up the ante and support small, local businesses for Small Business Saturday, a recession response from American Express, when many indie stores are offering deals that rival big box Black Friday bargains. Read more »

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