Scoop Blog Archive / February 2013

Updated! It's True: Matt Dillon's Bar Sajor is Opening in Pioneer Square

Matt Dillon outside of Bar Sajor, his Pioneer Square restaurant
Chef Matt Dillon in front of Bar Sajor in December. Don't worry: The paper's off the windows now.

Update! Bar Sajor just announced it will opens for limited service tomorrow (Thursday, February 21) at 4pm and on Friday. Regular hours will begin Monday, February 25, when Bar Sajor will begin serving lunch and dinner on weekdays, opening at 11am (with a limited menu on Mondays). Weekend hours are still TBD. Read more »

The Urban Girls Garage Sale

Expect a trove of affordable treasures at the Urban Girls Garage Sale

Ever wanted to raid the closets of Seattle’s most fashionable? Get ready to on Sunday, March 17 at 1927 Events for the Urban Girls Garage Sale. Over 40 local sellers will be selling their gently used, still-stylish clothing, accessories and small home goods, with all remaining items going to the Seattle Goodwill. The sale is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a VIP Preview Sale from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Read more »


Updated: Pucker Up! 2013 To Be the Year of the Pickle

Leslie Kelly
Britt’s Pickles: vinegar-free and delicious

After declaring 2013 to be the year of the pickle (see below), I've been on high alert, looking for tart and crunchy signs that my prediction was on track and -- hooray! -- there's been plenty to cheer. Let's have a toast with a pickle juice Bloody Mary from Seatown! Read more »


Macklemore & Ryan Lewis: Is This What Greatness Looks Like?

macklemore ryan lewis

Jordan Teicher at Slate raises a very interesting question about Seattle breakout stars Macklemore & Ryan Lewis’ involvement in a new promo for NBA All-Star week: why is the track “Wing$” being used to score a love-letter advertisement for the NBA? Read more »


How to Run a 5K for the First Time (at 40)

This is not me jogging.

I love to eat and hate to exercise. That’s about it. That’s also why, suddenly at 40, I’m in dire need of a major attitude adjustment. So when I was approached by the promotions team at the magazine to train for our upcoming Earth Day 5K (April 20th, registration is open), and blog about the process, I jumped at it. The threat of public humiliation was the motivational tool I’d been missing! I’m committed to this now. It’s out there. You’ll know if I slack off. This is really happening. Read more »