Scoop Blog Archive / November 2013

Grain Pop Up on Bainbridge Island

Destination Pop-Up

One of my fave local design teams, Grain, is going brick and mortar for a few weeks this November. From now until 11/24 ferry it over to Bainbridge Island and check out their Destination Pop-up in the Charrette storefront (130 Winslow Way E, across from Hitchcock) Thursday through Sunday from noon to 6 p.m. or by appointment. Read more »


Alma: Beautiful Jewelry from Mexico

Vibrant beaded earring by the Huichol tribe in Mexico

Julie Andres, former chef and owner of La Medusa in Columbia City, and present yoga teacher, has launched Alma, a new pop-up concept (with plans to go brick and mortar) just in time for the holidays. Read more »


Room With a View: A Sneak Peek at Aragona, Opening Very Soon

The sunset view from the dining room at Aragona, opening soon

As I impatiently await the opening of Aragona, the Spanish restaurant from design-obsessed chef and owner Jason Stratton (Artusi, Spinasse), Stratton kindly sent over several pictures he took of the food and the space. Not to mention the westward view (above), which isn't too shabby, either. Here, a peek at what's on the menu, and a taste of how the place will look and feel.

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Sweet! BREW Seattle Menu Includes Pulled Pork Sliders, Stout Floats AND Trophy Cupcake

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Leslie Kelly
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Expect Trophy Cupcakes at BREW Seattle

Seattle Magazine’s inaugural BREW Seattle next Thursday in Pioneer Square is going to be an epic suds sip-a-thon, featuring 22 of the top Seattle-based breweries pouring more than 50 of their finest.

But what’s an ultimate tasting event without something to eat?

Local restaurants will offer savory and sweet snacks throughout the event, including a few bites not offered anywhere else. Read more »

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Words of Wisdom from Clinton Kelly

"The Chew's" Clinton Kelly at the downtown Seattle Macy's

If you’re into current fashion and watch TV, it’s hard to imagine you’ve never heard of Clinton Kelly, a smart, sassy and totally honest New York-based style expert, perhaps best known as the co-host (with Stacy London) of TLC’s “What Not to Wear” and most recently, on ABC’s “The Chew.” Read more »