Scoop Blog Archive / July 2013

Gilt City Seattle Warehouse Sale

Gilt City's legendary warehouse sale is coming to Seattle!

After a brief absence, Gilt City Seattle is back on the scene with weekly deals and a huge warehouse sale of mythic proportions. On Friday, July 26 at 415 Westlake in South Lake Union, from 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., shoppers will save up to 90 percent off Gilt’s top designer brands, including women’s, men’s and kid’s fashion, as well as home goods and more, while sipping on sparkling wine. All for $5 per ticket. What could be better? * Read more »

David Byrne's New Video with Jherek Bischoff

David Byrne's eyes

I love, love, love this dreamy song by the one and only Jherek Bischoff, the Seattle musician/composer who layered each instrument one-by-one on his richly textured new album, Composed. For this song, "Eyes," Bischoff asked one of his musical heroes, David Byrne, to sing the vocal line and he said yes (!). Just like they say on reality tv: America, dreams really do come true.


Here's the just-released video for the song, in which both David and Jherek's peepers make an appearance.

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Hangover Helpers

A.J. Rathbun
Hungover? Try a Vitamin C-packed Bloody Mary

Since many of you probably lived it up over the holiday weekend with friends, family and new friends, it’s the ideal time to have a few protein-laden, vitamin C-filled day-after drinks ready in case you over indulged and need to take a little of the edge off. Not that I’m proposing you drink away a day, of course, just that the below are handy hangover remedies if you feel absolutely awful. Read more »


Mossback Monday: Can Our Waterfront Streetcars Make a Comeback?


Lessons Learned At Tom Douglas Culinary Camp

Leslie Kelly
Tom Douglas Seattle magazine
Miso tasting at Tom Douglas Culinary Camp

Yes, Tom Douglas Culinary Camp is a five-day marathon of eating and drinking and then eating some more. Day one’s lineup started with seared foie and caviar on buckwheat blini before a wow finish of wok-fried king crab and crispy chicken wings from TanakaSan. In between, there were bites and sips and more bites. Can you say stuffed?

But the real reason folks fork over $3,000 for this grownup camp is for the brain food, the lessons learned from pros, the tips and savvy suggestions soaked up during the terrific, non-stop cooking demos. Read more »