Scoop Blog Archive / February 2014

Pike Place Market's Marché Has Given Two Weeks Notice, Will Close Feb. 28

Julien Perry

Lots of things get announced on Facebook these days, but it's still sad and a bit jarring to see a restaurant announce its final day. Yesterday afternoon, Daisley Gordon turned to social media to let the public know that he's closing his "hidden gem" bistro Marché after a nearly two-and-a-half-year run in the heart of Pike Place Market:

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Sassoon Salon Seattle Turns 5

Seattle's Sassoon Salon

Wow, it’s hard to believe, but Sassoon’s Seattle location is turning 5 this week and to celebrate, they’re offering giveaways every five minutes between 5 and 5:55 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19. Prizes will include $5 haircuts, relaxing treatments, products and a grand prize package that includes a cut, color, treatment and blowout, which is a $350 value. Read more »

Chef Confidential: That Time RN74's David Varley Accidentally Egged Thomas Keller's Car

Julien Perry

Welcome to Chef Confidential, a new recurring feature here at Restaurant Insider in which chefs and other industry types divulge amusing and embarrassing stories from the dining trenches. Read more »

Mossback Monday: Bike Rage in Ravenna, Mammoth Tusk to Get a Name and Gov. Inslee Stops Executions


Nordstrom Pop-In: Heartbreakers Club

A cool graphic tee from Drake's line, OVO

Today, February 14, is a big one for Nordstrom—and for rap superstar Drake. This Valentine’s Day marks the launch of Nordstrom’s fourth Pop-In concept shop, Heartbreakers Club, and the first time that Drake’s clothing collective, October’s Very Own (OVO), will hit the retail racks. Read more »