Scoop Blog Archive / September 2012

What Not to Miss at Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection

Last year saw luxe leather and fur. Head to the Vogue show for what's new this season.

The big news in local fashion right now is Fashion Week at The Bellevue Collection. From September 26 through 30, downtown Bellevue, with Lincoln Square, Bellevue Place and Bellevue Square at its locus, will be abuzz with reliably well-produced runway shows and fun beauty and trend events, both free and ticketed.  Read more »

Top Chef and Cheezburger? Bravo Hearts Seattle

November 7 will be quite the day for raising the Emerald City's national profile; Bravo is debuting, not only the much buzzed about Top Chef Seattle, but also a new "doc-com" about Seattle-based entertainment site, I Can Has Cheezburger? Read more »

Seahawks vs. Packers: Everybody Type About it in All Caps!

A screenshot of the controversial "hail mary" in the Seahawks/Packers game

Wow. So for once while watching football, I wasn't the only one in the room who had no clue what was going on. Seattle Seahawks' 14-12 win over the Green Bay Packers has fueled what some predict will be a season-long debate (sure it will, at least until something else interesting happens).

I have no expertise whatsoever to add to the conversation (except this: Brandon Mebane is a fine dancer). But here are a few memorable reactions from people who presumably know what they are talking about: Read more »


Soaring Over Seattle in a Seaplane: Why You Should Do It, Too

The view from my maiden Seaplane flight

I have discovered the perfect gift for any native Seattleite who thinks he/she has done everything in this city. Two words: Seaplane tour ($87.50 per person for a 20-minute flight departing from Lake Union;

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Ending a 20-Year Run, Scott Carsberg's Bisato to Shutter

Seattle chef Scott Carsberg

My first meal at Lampreia, Scott Carsberg's epic, nationally praised fine dining restaurant which lived in the space that Carsberg's Bisato now calls home, well, it must've been in 1999 or 2000.

Back then--as now, though perhaps less-so--Carsberg's reputation for perfectionism--along with a firey temper--preceded him. Read more »