Scoop Blog Archive / June 2013

Four Refreshing Garden-Inspired Cocktails

A.J. Rathbun
The ginger bliss cocktail

It’s that time of year when us gardeners move from planting and planning to watering and weeding (sadly, for most, we’re still a bit away from harvesting). But don’t forget one of the most fun steps of all is watching your garden grow. Wait, you think this isn’t actually a fun step? I suggest the next time you take a break from the watering and the weeding to sit back and enjoy the fruits of your labor, that you have one of the below garden-inspired cocktails. I’ll bet you’ll find the whole process more fun.

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UPDATED: Save These Drinking Dates

Leslie Kelly
Washington Brewers Festival takes place June 14-16 at Marymoor Park

Summer is awash in tasty tasting events. Here are a few to add to your calendar, with the newest noted by an (*): Read more »

Michael Cepress is Having a Show

The stage is set for local designer Michael Cepress' newest collection featuring both men's and women's wear

One of my most fave local designers, Michael Cepress, is hosting a show on June 21 at the Century Ballroom, featuring both men’s and women’s collections. This is excellent news for those of us ladies who love his menswear so much that we’ve considered having him make us a suit just to get to work with him. Read more »

Sarah Jessica Parker + Manolo Blahnik + Nordstrom = Your Mind was Just Blown

George Malkemus and Sarah Jessica Parker

Update 10:14 a.m. Here's what I just got from Nordstrom: The line will be called SJP (natch), will launch in January at select Nordstrom stores and and will include sandals, flats, pumps and boots ranging from $200-$400, "runway-worthy shoes at attainable Italian craftsmanship with luxe materials in unexpected color combinations." OMG. Read more »


Tom Douglas's TanakaSan Opens Tonight at Via6

Yum! These are the dumplings you can eat tonight if you get to TanakaSan around 5pm.

Sneaky, sneaky.

Tom Douglas and Co. quietly teased the opening of TanakaSan on their Twitter last night:  Read more »