Scoop Blog Archive / August 2012

Sneak Peek: Favorite Finds from the September Issue

Pop into sweet neighborhood shops, like Horseshoe in Ballard, this fall

Okay fine: Clocking in at a whopping 916 pages, Vogue may have us beat on page count this month. But after a four-month-long bop about town to “research” and compile our own September issue on the best neighborhood shops in the city, I can say this: Vogue ain’t got nothin’ on these local fall finds. So once you have finishing flipping through their epic tome (I’m on page 486, 3 days in and I haven’t actually read any of the articles yet), pick up a copy of Seattle mag, too, to guide you through the 15 best ‘hoods to shop those fall trends. Read more »

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Get Tickets to Seamless in Seattle 2012 Fashion Show

Thirty-two local emerging designers submitted their portfolios this summer to be considered for our annual fashion designer competition.

After several intensive rounds of judging and deliberation, five winners (and two runners-up) have emerged (read all about them here). Read more »

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Butcher Shop Cafe in Kenmore: Now Taking Requests

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Leslie Kelly

My beater Honda really should be adorned with a bumper sticker that reads: “I Brake For BBQ!” Read more »


Ethan Stowell's Rione XIII is Now Open, So Says Facebook

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Leslie Kelly
Chef Ethan Stowll serves guests in his newest restaurant

Rione XIII is now open. At least that’s what I read on Facebook.

Ethan Stowell’s latest – named for a neighborhood in Rome the well-traveled chef is particularly smitten with – might still have a hoop or two to jump through as far as final inspections go, but it was a busy weekend at this gorgeous-looking new space. Read more »

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A Red Hot Time at the Auction of Washington Wines Picnic

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Leslie Kelly
Patrons enjoy the 2012 Auction of Washington Wines picnic in Woodinville

Talk about red hot! The whites and pinks were huge hits at the Auction of Washington Wine Picnic on Thursday evening at Chateau Ste. Michelle. One clever winemaker – Ambassador Vineyard – won over the crowd of well-dressed ladies and gents by handing out fans along with sips of their new winery’s 2009 Estate Syrah. (Which is already sold out, darn it!) Read more »

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