Scoop Blog Archive / April 2014

Breaking Restaurant News: A Capitol Hill Cafe Closing for Good on Sunday

Julien Perry
Chico Madrid to close on Capitol Hill
Maneki neko says, "Goodbye Chico Madrid!"

Chico Madrid, a favorite little Spanish cafe on Capitol Hill, is closing. Its last day is this Sunday (April 13). The announcement was made on its Facebook page: Read more »

Where to Eat Near the Water Taxi, Plus Marination Ma Kai Got a Makeover!

Julien Perry
Marination ma kai water taxi seattle magazine
Say, "Aloha!" to the new Ma Kai

Marination Ma Kai looks a lot different inside. There's a few new touches, including soft lighting, splashes of orange and dark gray paint, counter seating that overlooks the water (best view in the house), and a surfboard hanging from the ceiling. It really looks amazing (said while typing from the bar). Co-owner Kamala Saxton says the new decor is just phase one: "We have murals and other stuff coming!" Read more »

Horse Cut Shop Releases Women’s Tees

Horses Cut Shop taking it way old school for their line of women's tee shirts

Just in time for spring, the creative maniacs at Horses Cut Shop have released women’s tee shirts—just seven to start, with more to come. Read more »

Mossback Monday: Who Drinks What at Starbucks, Oso Lawsuits and King County Elections

Knute Berger
news roundup seattle magazine
At Starbucks, Seattleites opt for an extra shot of espresso. In Portland, it's eggnog lattes.

Corretto Officially Takes Over Panevino Space on Capitol Hill Thursday

Julien Perry
Panevino Corretto Seattle Magazine

Broadway’s Panevino has a few more nights of service before transitioning into Corretto (416 Broadway East), a coffee shop by day and an Italian trattoria featuring cocktails and handmade pastas by night. Read more »