Scoop Blog Archive / May 2011

Bako, A Modern Cantonese Restaurant, Coming to Broadway in October

The Jade Pagoda, the long-lived but eminently cheesy Chinese place that lived on Broadway until it was shuttered a few years ago, was never about the food.

No, it was the kitschy digs, the waiters dressed up in shoddy sailor suits, the bad (but strong!) cocktails that called to us…it was an experience. And the food was about as bad as you’d expect. But like the Twin Teepees (may they rest in peace), the Pagoda was a neighborhood icon. Read more »


Fashion Friday: Seamless in Seattle live presentations, new swimwear + Pariscope Studios’ trunk sale

Pariscope's innovtative zipper necklace

Good morning! I’m spending this (sunny) day sitting on the judging panel for our annual Seamless in Seattle competition, and I can’t wait to see what our 12 finalists have brought for show and tell. Follow me on Twitter for the inside scoop (and some great fashion) today. Read more »

Creamy Asparagus Soup

(Benjamin Franklin amuses Jane)
A revitalizing dairy-free  soup using fresh, local asparagus, cumin and dill.  Perfect for spring. For printable recipe click HERE. Read more »


Live Poetry at Northwest Film Forum, a Chinese Garden Open House, Honk! Fest West and Cheese, Lots of Cheese

vis a vis society
Rachel Kessler and Sierra Nelson, aka the Vis-à-Vis Society conduct their live poetry experiments at Northwest Film Forum 5/12-5/14.

Hello, Again, Hello Read more »


Bicycle Diaries: The Competitive Side of Bike Commuters

Roddy Scheer
bike, bikes, bike commute, bike commuting

It seems that bike commuting gets the competitive juices flowing for Greg Widmyer, one of our resident blogging bike commuters this month. Here's how he puts it: Read more »