Scoop Blog Archive / March 2011

An Edible Book Fest, Michio Kaku at Town Hall, Must-See Work at BAM and Burke

Owl oglers are lining up for the Burke Museum's hootastic exhibit

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Earthquake and Tsunami in Japan: Help Out by Dining Out

March 31
Dish it Up!
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$20 from Sushi-making class (with Hajime Sato of Mashiko Japanese in West Seattle) to benefit Red Cross 

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VIDEO: In the Woods with Lang Cook, Foraging for Stinging Nettles

Seattle magazine's Alex Kummerow and Dylan Priest ventured out into the wilderness to spend a day with local forager and author Langdon Cook. Join as he teaches us to identify, harvest, and prepare stinging nettles.

 

Foraging Stinging Nettles with Langdon Cook from Seattle magazine on Vimeo.

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Poquitos on Capitol Hill Is a "Little Bit" Awesome

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Cody Bay
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The sign that started it all: Scoring the decades-old Poquitos sign in a Sodo salvage shop was the inspiration for building a Mexican restaurant.

"Poquitos" is about as fitting a name for Capitol Hill's new Mexi-palace as “Tiny” is for a 300-pound man. I got the chance to soak it all in at the pre-opening party on Friday, and nothing owners Deming Maclise and James Weimann (the powerhouse duo behind Bastille Cafe & Bar) have done with their latest project is small. Read more »

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Ted Danson Talks About the Health of the Oceans with Grist's Chip Giller

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Maria Dolan
Chip and Ted's Excellent Adventure: Ted Danson and Chip Giller at Town Hall last week.

Perched on a red chair at pseudo-Mafioso bar Vito’s on First Hill last week, giraffe-legged, rock-jawed Ted Danson presented me with an environmental riddle: He does not surf. Or dive. Or even go sailing, unless someone he likes insists on it. Yet he spends most of his time on the water.
 
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