Scoop Blog Archive / August 2013

W Seattle’s Wear Wednesdays

A view of NY-based Isaora's trunk show at W Seattle last fall

W Hotels have three passion points: music, design and my personal fave, fashion. Starting in August, the W Seattle is launching a new monthly event aptly called Wear Wednesdays (WW). Read more »

And Then There Were Two: McGinn versus Murray for Mayor

Lauren Mang

Primary Day is finally over and Seattle has whittled the hefty playing field of nine candidates down to just two contenders for mayor: state Senator Ed Murray and Mayor Mike McGinn. According to Knute Berger over at, come November we should be prepared for "a fascinating race between a City Hall insider who's happiest as an outsider (the mayor) and a City Hall outsider who's running as an insider (Murray)."
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UPDATED: Billy's Tomatoes Aren't at Farmers Markets This Summer (But We Know Where to Taste 'Em)

Tomato sandwiches rule, especially with a mix of Green Zebras, Cherokee purples and Brandywines

Ouch! You might want to sit down. Read more »


Il Corvo Selling Pasta at 2 Farmers Markets This Summer

Conchiglie, one of the fresh pastas now for sale at farmers markets

This just in: Mike Easton, pasta wizard extraordinaire and owner of Pioneer Square's Il Corvo, is now selling his fresh pastas at two area farmers markets. Read more »


Red, White and Brew 2013 Recap

Over 500 people sipped the night away at our sold out Red, White and Brew tasting event, celebrating the wineries honored in our 8th Annual Best WA Wine Awards.  Despite it being the one drizzly day of summer Seattle came out in full force to clink glasses with 18 different wineries and winemakers to taste their winning products.  Guests also enjoyed samplings from 7 of our favorite local breweries and spirits courtesy of Hendrick's & Tullamore Dew.  TASTE provided delicious appetizers alongside Belle Epicurean’s fresh made macaroons and jambon baguettes.  Part of th Read more »