Scoop Blog Archive / November 2013

The Must List: Affordable Art Fair, Barsuk Records’ Concert Series

Must Get Tickets
Tickets Still on Sale for BREW Seattle

Snap up your $40 pass to Seattle magazine’s inaugural BREW Seattle, a beer tasting festival on November 14 with oodles of brews on tap. Your ticket earns you six tasting tokens, each one good for a five-ounce pour (in your own special BREW Seattle mini mug).

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Rock on with Barsuk Records
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Local Vodkas to Drink Now

A.J. Rathbun

One of the most interesting aspects of the local distillery revolution here in Washington state is how it has changed my feelings around vodka. As someone who dreams up a ton of cocktails and cocktail recipes, I've grown increasingly bored of using vodka due to its mass-market tastelessness and the lack of flavor it added to drinks. But after sipping a lot of local vodkas, that view has changed. Read more »


Via Crosscut: Murray Celebrates the Good Numbers (Video)

Last night, Ed Murray celebrated his big win for Seattle mayor over incumbent Mike McGinn. Watch his victory speech, along with McGinn's almost-admittance of defeat, courtesy of Robert Mak at via Crosscut.


Andaluca Wins This Year's Lamb Jam

Leslie Kelly

Andaluca took best of show honors at this year’s Lamb Jam, a meat-centric event celebrating the versatility of the other red meat.

Chef Sarah Lorenzen impressed judges--including me--with her Provencale-inspired sausage served on a socca, the tortilla-like pancake made from chickpea flour. Read more »


Mossback Monday: Another Sign that Boeing is Outta Here, Bikini Baristas Arrested and Hallmark Writes 'Gay' Out of Christmas Classic

Knute Berger