Monthly Archives: September 2009


When people ask me where to go for the ultimate special occasion, Canlis always comes to mind. Synonymous with Seattle elegance and style, Canlis offers three private dining rooms, accommodating two to 90 guests. The ultra-chic property features floor-to-ceiling windows with 180-degree views of picturesque Lake Union and the Cascade Mountains.

Beyond the captivating drama of Canlis’ surroundings, you’ll also find their bartender, James MacWilliams concocting the equally breath-taking Proserpina Margarita (hear the “ohhs” and “ahhs” when it changes color), and the Declaration Cocktail.

But you may find yourself declaring more than and “ohh” and “ahh” after you’ve tasted a meal from Canlis’ nationally recognized, Executive Chef Jason Franey. He and his staff provide the best of what’s local and fresh: sumptuous oysters from Taylor Family Shellfish to just-picked produce from Full Circle Farm. And for the ultimate in an intimate dining experience, Chef Franey can prepare an amazing evening of culinary delights right in your own home.

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