Scoop Blog Archive / August 2013

Expect Sweet Stuff From Chef Nikol At Auction Picnic

By: 
Leslie Kelly
Tulalip Resort Casino’s Nikol Nakamura

Oh, goodie! Just got a sneak peek at the dessert lineup for Thursday’s Auction of Washington Wine Picnic, a winning combination of nostalgia-inspired sweets--root beer floats bring out the kid in everybody!--and trendy treats. Tulalip Resort Casino’s Nikol Nakamura has done it again!

Here’s what picnic-goers can expect: Read more »

Categories:

Comments

Seattle Chef Carrie Mashaney to Appear on 'Top Chef'

New 'Top Chef' contestant Carrie Mashaney

Looks like chef de cuisine at Jason Stratton’s soon-to-open Aragona restaurant Carrie Mashaney will be competing on the next season of Bravo TV's Top Chef, which airs on Wednesday, October 2. Read more »

Categories:

Comments

Update: Seattle Coffee Gear to Open Bellevue Location

The Saeco Syntia SS Compact Espresso Machine at Seattle Coffee Gear

Seattle Coffee Gear, the local retailer of espresso machines and all things coffee, is opening its second retail store in downtown Bellevue at 10692 NE 8th Street. This 2,000-square-foot venue will house everything from milk frothers to tampers to commercial-grade espresso machines from the likes of DeLonghi, Rocket Espresso and Saeco. With coffee prices steadily rising (ahem, Starbucks), Seattle Coffee Gear’s expansive choices of coffee makers and espresso machines might just help your pocketbook, without sacrificing taste. Read more »

Categories:

Comments

Beauty Break: Bespoke Colour Collection from Butter London

Crazy for color at Butter London

In the last few years, we’ve all become much more brave with our nail polish color choices, forgoing basic, boring red with all shades of blues, greens, yellows and more done up with crystals, stripes and other patterns, textures, pictures. The possibilities are endless. Read more »

Categories:

Comments

10 Must-Dos at Auction of Washington Wines Picnic

By: 
Leslie Kelly

The Auction of Washington Wines weekend is upon us, and Thursday's fabulous kickoff event—aptly named PIcnic—showcases everything we love about summer and wine tasting in Woodinville Wine Country. This year’s auction has an Olympics-style gold medal theme, and the opening ceremony will not disappoint. Read more »

Comments