Scoop Blog Archive / January 2013

Drink Your Way to Health: JuiceBox

Drink the Rainbow

I’m lazy. If I’m going to eat something that’s good for me, it’s got to be delicious, which is why I have a hard time eating right. I love vegetables, especially in cheesy gratins, which is counterproductive, and I’m a sugar and carb fiend with unpredictable blood sugar issues, which makes my cravings wicked mean when I try to fast. Read more »

Honoré Owner to Open Chico Madrid on Capitol Hill This Spring

A jamon Serrano y Manchego bocadillo. Hungry yet?

No, Honoré Bakery's Franz Gilbertson isn't opening a new Spanish-inspired bakery (tears). However, the owner of one of Ballard's best bakeries is a partner in a new Spanish sandwich shop opening in early March on Capitol Hill.  Read more »

New Year, New You: Bar Method

Yes, most women at Bar Method look like this—but so will you if you keep it up!

It’s still new in the New Year, there’s time to re-up your follow through on your resolutions in case you feel yourself slipping. In that spirit, I’ll be posting about a different aspect of clean living each day this week—as much for myself as for you.

This week: Bar Method Read more »


Break Your Juice Fast at Blue Moon Burgers

Leslie Kelly
Blue Moon Burger specials

Kelly Cline is making it pretty near impossible to stick to that New Year’s juice fast resolution. She’s the clever creator of Blue Moon Burger’s monthly specials and for January, she’s cooked up a sandwich that evokes crunchy, corny childhood memories. Especially if you spent some formative years shoveling Frito Pie into your gaping maw!

What? You’ve never heard of Frito Pie? Well, it’s kind of like poor man’s nachos, with chili and cheese plopped on top of a bag of those chips. Read more »


The Wax Bar: Laurelhurst

Settle in for a wax and a cocktail

In a bid to take over the waxing world, The Wax Bar owner Karen Jahn has opened a new location in Laurelhurst this month, joining salons in West Seattle and Ballard.

The Wax Bar offers personal waxing services from the brow to the bikini lines, ears, nose and toes, a very special service that involves a Brazilian and a Swarovski crystal tattoo, and all manner of facials and other skincare.

In addition, The Wax Bar is the only spa in Washington state with a liquor license, for enjoyment and liquid courage. Read more »