Scoop Blog Archive / March 2013

Get It Now, Affordable Courier Service, Launches in Seattle

postmates get it now
Postmates is this company that created the mobile app Get It Now, just launched for Seattle

Lunchtime at the Seattle mag offices can be a little painful. We spend so much time writing about and photographing gorgeous, gourmet food; but around our SoDo HQ, lunchtime dining options are limited. More often than not, tight deadlines (and a little bit of a laziness) find us calling Jimmy John's but secretly wishing we could pay the trusty couriers extra to bring us something other than sandwiches (tasty though they are). Read more »


Rick Bass Jams with Stellarondo, Goodwill Designer Sale and Other Weekend To-dos

rick bass and stellarondo

Rick Bass and Stellarondo Read more »


New Local Spirits, Tasting Parties and Other Drinking News

A.J. Rathbun
copperworks distillery
A special delivery arrived recently at Copperworks Distilling Company in downtown Seattle

As the seasons get ready to turn (and soon, let's hope, 'cause I could use a bit more sun), it’s a good time to check in and see what our local bars and distillers are up to. We’re lucky to live in such a creative cocktail culture, because there’s always fun and exciting things happening, including the below. Read more »


Pike Place Fish Guys Have a Cookbook

Leslie Kelly
pike place fish market guys cookbook

High fives guys!!

In the Kitchen with the Pike Place Fish Guys debuts Thursday, March 7, and those fish-throwing fishmongers are planning a big splash, offering sample recipes, bites from the book and plenty of access for autographs from noon until 3 p.m. at the city’s famous fish-throwing seafood shop. You know the place. Right by Rachel the Pig. Or, just look for the crowds with their camera phones pointed toward the fish-tossing action. Read more »


Earth Day 5K: King 5's Jesse Jones Gets Fit

Get Jesse and get serious about getting in shape

For those of you following my journey to train for the Seattle magazine Earth Day 5K on April 20 (my first 5K ever), or who have committed to running it with me, I have some exciting news: King 5's consumer reporter, and advocate of the people, Jesse Jones, is slated to be our Master of Ceremonies for the event. We're all really excited here at the magazine, since we're huge fans of his and all he does for the community. Read more »