Scoop Blog Archive / October 2013

The Must List: Modernist Cuisine in High Def, a First Hill Costume Crawl & More

Spend an evening wining and dining inside one of two luxe model homes in Issaquah

Must See
Photos of Food at the Moment of Being Cooked

(10/26 to 2/17/14, times vary) — How exactly does heat make an egg physically transform? Seattle entrepreneur Nathan Myhrvold helped popularize molecular gastronomy (the hyper-nerdy take on cooking) with his book Modernist Cuisine (2011). Now Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition at the Pacific Science Center showcases 100 stunning large-format shots from the book. Read on for our interview with Myhrvold. Read more »


Baseball Fans: 4 Drinks to Sip While Watching the World Series

A.J. Rathbun
The Perfect

Sadly, once again the Mariners finished far outside of the playoffs (and by extension, the World Series). But the fall classic is still awfully fun for any baseball fan to watch, and I’m guessing we have a fair number of Red Sox and Cardinals fans in Seattle, too. So, I’ve lined up four cocktails that pair mighty well with this year’s baseball championship. (Game 2 of the series is tonight at 5:07 p.m. Read more »


Fall Fun: Red Tricycle's Roundup of Pumpkin Patches Near Seattle

Lauren Mang
Have you picked the perfect pumpkin for carving up on Halloween?

While some of us can't resist the heaps of orange and white gourds at the nearby (read: easily accessible) grocery stores (I piled my cart high weeks ago with knobby and gnarled squashes, fat green pumpkins and oversized orange ones destined for my sub-par carving skills), there are plenty of people who love a good trek out to the pumpkin patch. And why not? It sounds like a whale of a good time, especially for pint-size pumpkin fans--many patches have corn mazes, petting zoos, inflatables, hayrides, hot kid-friendly beverages and beyond.
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Nathan Myhrvold On The World Premiere Of Modernist Cuisine's Photography Exhibit

Leslie Kelly

The Photography of Modernist Cuisine: The Exhibition opens Saturday at the Pacific Science Center, showcasing the celebrated images produced by Nathan Myhrvold, co-author of Modernist Cuisine as well as the founder and CEO of Intellectual Ventures. Read more »

Gucci Heading to The Bravern

A new star is forming at The Bravern in Bellevue

Just got word that Gucci will be opening an 8,000 square foot store at The Bravern sometime in 2014. The Italian luxury retailer is taking over the spaces previously occupied by Piazza Sempione, Brooks Brothers and DNA 2050.

The new Gucci (the second in the Seattle-area, joining a downtown store) is intended to be a world flagship location for the brand.