Scoop Blog Archive / July 2011

Food News: Phinney on Fire!

Look out, Ballard: Phinney Ridge is giving you a run for your money! At least when it comes to new restaurants. A year ago it was all Ballard all the time (Walrus, Staple), but this summer it's all about the Ridge.

I mean that literally: The Ridge Restaurant, from the owners of Prost! and Nickerson Street Saloon, will be supremely kid-friendly, from the pizza and sandwich menu to the large tables and shuffleboard table in back. The opening is set for early September, and they’ll serve both lunch and dinner.
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Our Top To-do's for the Week of August 4 - 10

Must Taste
Goi Thom Toui at Tamarind Tree
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Our Top To-do's for the Week of July 28 - August 3

See vintage portraits of Seattle's pre-World War II Japanese-American community on display at the Wing

Must Hang
Bellevue Festival of the Arts Read more »

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Fuji Bakery Wants to Open a Third Location, Any Suggestions?

Since its opening in the summer of 2009, Fuji Bakery has delighted us with treats like the crisp, buttery green tea Danish and light, creamy brioche chocolat. Food editor Allison Scheff raved about Fuji in our February issue, and since then the accolades have been piling up.

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Food Event: Catch a "Bizarre Foods" Taping in Seattle and Get a Taste of "Black Gold"

Inside Seattle Coffee Works

Coffee heads take note: Seattle Coffee Works is serving up FREE samples of Colombia Cup of Excellence--a coffee that typically goes for $100 a pound--this Friday at 1 p.m. Why pour the good stuff for free? Read more »