Tis the Season
Christmas Dinners in Seattle, Part III
For those of you who just realized Christmas is next week: one last round of holiday dining options.
Christmas is but a week away (really!), and between all the shopping, obnoxious traffic, and standing in line for Santa, you may or may not have had time to think about where to eat in general, let alone on the holiday itself. No big thing. We present you with one last round of dining options.
What: Chef Jason Wilson's eight courses have it all: bread, soup, cheese, pasta, fish, meat, dessert. And pre-dessert.
When: December 24 from 5 to 10
How much: $75 per person; $75 for wine pairings; $25 for foie gras supplement
Reservations: Call 206-302-7874
Art Restaurant and Lounge
What: A fancy affair at the Four Seasons Hotel means a four-course meal featuring roasted dry-aged ribeye or grilled king salmon.
When: December 25 from 11 to 8
How much: $110 per person; $35 kids ages six to 12
Reservations: Call 206-749-7070
What: Gnocchi with housemade rabbit sausage or an apple- and cranberry-stuffed pork loin are on chef Robin Leventhal's three-course bill. The regular menu is also available.
When: December 24 from 4 to close
How much: $50
Reservations: Call 206-441-9360
What: At either the Ballard or Kirkland location, enjoy a four-course meal that includes delectable holiday items (i.e. suckling pig) and the restaurant’s staple: oil soup.
When: December 24 from 5 to 9
How much: $50
Reservations: For Ballard call 206-789-5100; for Kirkland call 425-202-7201
SkyCity at The Space Needle
What: Chef Jeff Maxfield offers a la carte items as well as a three-course meal with seasonal fish or roasted prime rib of beef.
When: December 25 from 1 to 8
How much: Prices vary for a la carte options; $62 for fixed menu
Reservations: Call 206-905-2100