Scoop Blog Archive / September 2012

On Loss, and the Power of Food to Heal

Often we talk about the restaurant industry, and it's understood that we mean the line cooks and chefs, servers, restaurant owners, farmers, purveyors, bussers, dishwashers and so on. Less so, peripherally, the media that covers them. Read more »

Game Day Cocktail Recipes: For the Perfect Pre-Game Party

A.J. Rathbun
Skip the cheap beer. Impress your guests with a batch of Football Punch

One of the most important seasons is upon us: tailgating. I believe football has also started.

I’ve never turned down a beer served from the bed of a pickup truck, but I think it’s not a bad idea to serve a beverage that’ll set your pre-stadium experience above the rest. With that in mind, here are five fan-tastic drink recipes for pre-game parties. Read more »


Happy 30th Birthday to a Favorite Washington Wine

Leslie Kelly

I’ll be raising a glass or three of the smashing Semillon to toast one of my very favorite winery’s anniversary. Read more »


Go to the Dark Side with UMO, Hear Hey Marseilles and Other Weekend Musts

UMO Ensemble presents Maldoror this weekend

Seattle’s ever-innovative UMO Ensemble combines poetry, film, athleticism and outlandish imagination to illuminate its newest character: Maldoror, whose dark soul is brought to life by virtuoso acrobatics, zoomorphic costumes and experimental electronic music. Peek inside the mind of evil, if you dare.
9/13-9/15; 8pm. $12–$15. Northwest Film Forum; 1515 12th Ave., 206.329.2629; Read more »


Marination Opens Second Location at the Beach!

The team behind one of our favorite food trucks, Marination Mobile, will open a second brick-and-mortar location. Named Marination ma kai (after a Hawaiian phrase that roughly translates to "near the sea"), the restaurant will be located on Alki's beachfront.

Open 6am-10pm daily, the new location will serve Marination's already popular Hawaiian-Korean fare for lunch and dinner, in addition to "island breakfast staples" and some new items (Hawaiian shave ice!). Read more »