Caputo’s Locavore Market
Got some free time and looking for a foodie excursion this Saturday (10/30/10)? You might want to consider stopping by Caputo’s Locavore Market, which kicks off at 10am and runs through till 3pm. As always, producers in attendance keep every cent they make; Caputo’s hosts the event for free in an effort to support local small businesses and their unique products. Confirmed for this weeks event so far are:
Clifford Family Farm: Organic Produce, Eggs & Honey
Vinto Pizzeria: Selling their house made Gelato.
Butcher’s Bunches: Traditional and Avant-Garde Jams made w/ most Utah Produce.
Happy Monkey Hummus: Traditional and Unique Organic Hummus
Given the ad hoc nature of the event, and last minute changes you are always sure to catch a few surprises such as Star G Bar (Grass Fed Utah Beef), Morgan Valley Lamb, Heritage Valley Poultry (Utah Chicken, Duck and Rabbit) pop up amongst others on the day itself.
Caputo’s Deli and Market
314 W. 300 S. Salt Lake City,UT
St Regis Epicurean Weekends
Ahead of the Ski season the exclusive St Regis resort of Deer Valley are offering two bargain priced ‘Epicurean Wine Weekends’. These weekend packages offer are a great opportunity to experience food, wine and luxury at a reduced rate. The package is priced at $549 (covers 2 nights for 2 people) and include:
Champagne Sabering Lesson
Complimentary Valet Parking
$50 Food & Beverage Credit
Group Sunday Brunch in J&G Grill
Dinner for 2 with wine pairing
2 Personalized Chefs Coats
Culinary Exploration Class
The St. Regis Deer Crest Resort
2300 Deer Valley Drive East, Park City, UT 84060
Goodbye, gourmet burgers
Reported this week by the Tribune’s Kath Stephenson: “After three years in business, Acme Burger Co., 275 S. 200 West, Salt Lake City, has closed. Last month, a local law office posted a sign on the front door saying owners owed back rent. The restaurant’s telephone also has been disconnected.”
Utah Bakers Dozen “Savory Tart and Real Salt”
On November 8th (4:00 to 6:00) join the “Utah Bakers Dozen” group of baking professionals and home baking enthusiasts as they gather to exchange information in a quest for knowledge and excellence.
Utah’s own award winning pastry chef and cookbook author “Mary Cech” will present The Savory Tart demo (and sampling). The focus will be the handling of tart doughs from the easiest to the most difficult. Mary will be making fall inspired tarts. Mary’s dynamic career has taken her into the nation’s finest kitchens, including Charlie Trotter’s where she served as pastry chef for two years helping the Chicago restaurant raise its level of excellence from a 3-star to a 4-star rated restaurant.
Mary has won prestigious recognition twice as one of the “Top Ten Pastry Chefs in America” by Chocolatier Magazine and was named “Pastry Chef of the Year” by Chefs in America. Her new cookbook “Savory Baking” will be available for purchase. Real Salt of Redmond, Utah will do an educational tasting of their salts. Prices are $10 in advance.
Viking Cooking School at Kimball Distributing
2233 South 300 East, Salt Lake City
Hi, I’m Stuart, nice to meet you! I’m the founder, writer and wrangler at Gastronomic SLC; I’m also a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune. I’ve worked extensively with multiple local publications from Visit Salt Lake to Salt Lake Magazine, not least helped to consult on national TV shows.
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