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December 27, 2006 - January 3, 2007

Food and/or beverage news or events? E-mail New Year's Eve Dinners A few promising options for New Year's Eve dinner, with three highlights from the often extensive menus. Some venues offer both early and late seatings, with many exotic delicacies to select from. Call soon for reservations. 35th Street Bistro Entrées include quail, venison, cassoulet. Prix fixe: $70. Barking Frog Oysters and osetra caviar, Kobe beef filet, orange chocolate torte. Prix fixe: $110/$160 with wine pairings. Canlis Five- and seven-course dinners feature butter poached lobster and tangerine sorbet with pomegranate tisane. Prix fixe: early seating $125/late seating $200; wine pairings Six Seven Roast shallot tarte tatin, Muscovy duck breast, macchiato pot-au-feu. Prix fixe: $75 before 8 p.m., $95 after 8 p.m. Flying Fish Small and large plates include: bacon-wrapped monkfish, roasted beet carpaccio, warm grappa brownie. Prices vary. The Harvest Vine Pintxos (bite-size morsels) and small plates, with live flamenco and rumba. Prices vary. Palace Ballroom Dinner, no-host bar, a glass of champagne, and the Portage Bay Big Band. $95. Rover's Dover sole with Perigord truffle potato soufflé, venison chop with foie gras, carrot and ginger sorbet. Prix fixe: early seating $99/late seating $135. Tulio Ristorante Fennel soup with scallops and caviar, crispy duck breast, black truffle chicken. Prices vary. Yarrow Bay Grill Smoked duck in Thai lettuce wraps, sake-marinated black cod, sea salt chocolate ganache tart. Prix fixe: $85. More dinner options are listed on the Seattle Weekly food blog, Voracious, at For expanded food coverage, see Visit the Food page and click on Food Files.

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