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928 12th Ave. (E. Spring St.) Send to Phone
Hip Capitol Hill destination awash in whiskey, imported spirits and the city's best bartenders.
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Dining room at Canon, Seattle, WA

Canon Restaurant Review

: Savor bites of petite pork buns in the stylish dining room, or spoon chartreuse liqueur ice cream from a Last Word Float on the "secret" patio. Either way, it's the vast collection of spirits, 130-plus pages listing selections from near and far, that drives the seasonally driven menu and décor. Seeking an obscure absinthe or that Scotch you fell in love with in Tokyo? Savvy staff, led by owner Jamie Boudreau, will track it down as guests relax in the comfortable surroundings, which include a selection of vintage glassware. Winter warmers range from pan-roasted trout to a porcini risotto cake, or a brisket braised for 48 hours. In summer months, the kitchen showcases local greens and produce. Don't miss the updated Reuben sandwich where horseradish crème fraîche adds a kick to the house-made pastrami. In the adult beverages aspect of this experience, Canon is blazing trails by carbonating old-school favorites such as the Corpse Reviver and a Hemingway Daiquiri.

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