Behind Bars

5 (More) Questions for the Bartender: Jamie Boudreau

Welcome to our occasional revisiting of Five Questions for the Bartender interview subjects of yesteryear. Starting with the man who can't stop buying bottles of whiskey.

09/11/2015 By Allecia Vermillion

Shifts and Shakeups

This Week In Restaurant News: Big Names, Big News

No big deal, just new spots from Matt Dillon, Ericka Burke, Joshua Henderson, Dani Cone, and the Marination ladies. And good news for vegans and meat lovers alike.

02/28/2014 By Malcolm Griffes

Happy Hour

Happy Hour: Anti-Valentine's Day Edition

Where to sulk, be bitter, hit stuff, or hook up this Valentine's Day.

02/13/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Canon’s Chris Goad

“A man was thrown into my favorite bar through one of their huge plate glass windows.”

01/21/2014 By Sara Hendrickson

'Tis the Season

Nosh Pit Holiday Gift Guide

We've got gift ideas with sugar, spice, and everything nice for those last-minute holiday plans.

12/10/2013 By Meredith Barrett

Happy Hour

This Week in Happy Hour: Repeal Day Edition

Celebrate the legalization of booze—with booze.

12/05/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Behind Bars

Five Questions For The Bartender: Canon's Chris Elford

"You basically take poison, put it inside burned wood, and it comes out delicious. That is a miracle."

10/21/2013 By Sara Hendrickson

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of September 16

Canon announces a new chef, a Ballard microhood gets even better, and Renee Erickson previews the menu at Barnacle.

09/20/2013 By Malcolm Griffes

Behind Bars

Five Questions for the Bartender: Canon's Dustin Haarstad

"I've seen my fair share of crazy things from fights to marriage proposals."

09/09/2013 By Rachel Breiwick

Right Now

Canon Has a Patio

And it's open tonight.

08/21/2013 By James Ross Gardner

Awards & Accolades

Canon Takes a Major Honor at Tales of the Cocktail

The bottle-filled bar beats out three New York watering holes for World's Best Drink Selection.

07/22/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups: Week of May 6

Capitol Hill gets a 24-hour diner, Renee Erickson announces a wine bar, and Olive Way gets two new popups.

05/10/2013 By Erica Thompson

Morning Matters

It's Official: Canon Is Serving Brunch

Just in time for Mother's Day. If your mom is the sort who appreciates pork belly hash and a Caesar's Ghost.

05/06/2013 By Allecia Vermillion

Stuff Bartenders Like

Chartreuse: Taste the Shades of Green

Chefs and bartenders love this herbal liqueur. And now, so do I.

04/26/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

TV-Inspired Benders

Where to Drink Like Don Draper

Where we think Mad Men's handsome antihero would imbibe on a business trip to Seattle.

04/03/2013 By Cassie Sawyer

Love, Love, Love

ANTI Valentine's Day Events: "Flying Solo"

These local joints invite you to eat, drink, and be bitter.

02/13/2013 By Danielle Zorn

Critic's Notebook

Five Sexy Nosh-and-Cocktail Spots for Valentine’s Day

Dinner schminner, Romeo. Seduction’s all about the booze and the nibbles.

02/04/2013 By Kathryn Robinson

Action Items

Restaurant Shifts and Shakeups

This week: an opening date for the Wandering Goose, more Mod Pizzas, one food truck retires while another revs up, and Froot Loops-infused cocktails.

09/14/2012 By Sabina Cao

Hair of the Dog

A Small Preview of Brunch at Canon

The bar's forthcoming morning menu will celebrate sugary cereal milk.

09/11/2012 By Allecia Vermillion


Canon’s Terrine of Foie Gras

Canon executive chef Andrew Cross’s rhubarb and foie gras dish blends savory, sour, sweet, and salty.

08/22/2012 By Allecia Vermillion