Scoop Blog Archive / March 2014

A Writer’s Mea Culpa to the Seattle Distilling Company

A.J. Rathbun
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Seattle Distilling Company's Idle Hour Whiskey

Getting to write about our local distillery scene is awesome–and tasty, too. And while I like every distillery and distiller that I’ve encountered so far (each distiller has great stories, and his or her devotion to the craft is fantastic), one of my favorites is the Seattle Distilling Company, and its master distiller Paco Joyce. Read more »


Cupcake Royale's Ballard Cafe Re-Opening: Free Scoops, Cupcakes for All!

Julien Perry
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Cupcake Royale is unveiling its recently remodeled Ballard café with a string of freebies now through Sunday. Read more »

Party with Sell Your Sole

One of Belltown's hidden shopping gems turns two with a fashionable open house

To celebrate its second year in business, Sell Your Sole, a Belltown consignment store filled with chic and gently loved clothing, is throwing an anniversary party on Saturday, March 29 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Expect champagne, small bites, gracious personal styling advice, racks and racks of high-end designer fashion and a chance to win a $200 gift certificate at this open house, hosted by Sell Your Sole owners Natalia and Brent Wittke. Read more »

Comicon Comes to Town, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitarist Keola Beamer Plays Kirkland & More Events

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Scenes from Emerald City Comicon

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Emerald City Comicon Takes Over Seattle

(3/28 to 3/30, times vary) — Superheroes, supervillains, comic-book lovers and sci-fi fans don costumes and flock to the Washington State Convention Center for this beloved nerd ball. Read more »


2bar Spirits Vodka Hits Shelves at Trader Joe's and More Distillery News

A.J. Rathbun
2bar Spirits' bourbon will now be released monthly

The weather is changing (though hopefully it settles on “changing for the better” soon) and the local cocktail lover’s landscape is also changing (definitely for the better). While the below isn’t a complete list of recent distillery happenings by any means, these highlights are the type of news that will make any drinker smile. Read more »