Scoop Blog Archive / March 2011

A New Exhibit at Gage, Alvin Ailey at 5th Ave., All My Sons at Intiman and TASTE! Washington

Celebrate 50 years of “Revelations,” Alvin Ailey’s signature work at 5th Ave. this weekend

Must Dance
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Read more »


Food Writer Shuffle: Scoop On Eater Seattle's Editor, and the Seattle Weekly' Gets A New Restaurant Critic

There's a lot to be said for an outsider's view of things. Frankly, there's just less baggage. He/she doesn't take sides, doesn't play favorites, doesn't have a history (good or bad), so the opinions are pure. Or purer. When it comes to, oh, I don't know, a food writer from another city's take on restaurants here in Seattle? I think it's refreshing to read what they see, how they taste things. It makes me challenge my own assumptions. Read more »


Q&A with Chicago Chef Grant Achatz of Alinea

Alicia Arter
In the kitchen at Alinea
In the kitchen at Alinea

In the restaurant world the ever-humble chef Grant Achatz rubs elbows with Thomas Keller, Tony Bourdain, David Chang and Eric Ripert. Last week he was in town with his new book Life, On the Line and talking with 130 Seattle fans at Tom Douglas’ and Kim Ricketts’ soiree for him at The Palace Ballroom. Read more »


Fashion + Style Friday: Super sales at Clutch and Asher Anson, plus Bocz Salon premieres the new (safe!) Brazilian Blowout

Super savings his weekend on designer bags and clutches at (appropriately named) Clutch


Hey pals and gals, a little TGIF love coming your way courtesy of some (great) sales and shop gossip: Read more »

St. Patrick's Day, Nick Cave's Pop Up Shop, The Seattle Jewish Film Fest and More To-do's

Get your Soundsuit gear at Nick Cave's pop up shop at SAM through 6/5.

Must Toast
Live Tunes at Conor Byrne
Ditch the green beer and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day Seattle style with a drink live music at Ballard's Conor Byrne. Local vocalist Erin Mcmanee takes the stage from 3-7 p.m. and the alt-country tunes of Seattle boys, the Whisky Swillers from 9 p.m.-midnight. $10. 5140 Ballard Ave NW.

Must Taste
Free Molly Moon’s in Madrona & Queen Anne Read more »