Scoop Blog Archive / June 2011

Sneak Peek: Bar del Corso Oven Arrives, Breaks Sidewalk

Cody Bay
Bar del Corso Oven
A forklift hoists Bar del Corso's new oven

After making a five-week journey from Italy by boat across the Atlantic and by truck from New York, the custom-built Neapolitan pizza oven Jerry Corso (Harvest Vine, Betty) and partner Gina Tolentino have been waiting for finally reached Beacon Hill's Bar del Corso this morning at 10 a.m. When I arrived I swear the pounding of their nervous hearts was actually audible as a forklift unloaded it from the truck and prepared to maneuver it through the back window. 

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Our Picks for Where to Eat, Shop and Entertain Yourself This Week

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Video: Cynthia Lair's Lime Boost

(Joaquin considers gardening)
A jar of this sweetened lime concentrate is perfect for fish marinades, cabbage salad dressings, an icy drink and more. Excellent "boost" added to to the athlete's water bottle. Prinatble recipe?  Click here.

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Red Tricycle Recommends: A Drive-in Night at Auburn's Valley 6!


We're excited to announce a new partnership with Red Tricycle, a family-friendly blog by moms who focus on the "lighter side" of parenting. Each week, we'll pick one of our favorite Red Tri pieces to share with readers. First on the docket, a how-to guide to a night at the drive-in.  Read more »

Reader Poll: Cast Your Nominations for Seattle Mag's Most Influential of 2011

2011 Most Influential winner, Ben Huh

One of my favorite features of the year is Seattle mag’s Most Influential list, an annual round-up of the people behind the big ideas, deals, projects, changes and news that make our city tick.

This morning our advisory board started the difficult task of nominating and debating the 2011 selections. Some nominees stood out from the pack. Others were hotly debated. (Of course, you’ll have to check out our November issue to see who we eventually pick). Read more »