News around town (07/08/11)

New Bar Bites menu at Bambara

Bambara recently announcing their new “Powers’ Hours” in its adjacent club, The Vault, with new half-priced Bar Bites throughout the work week from 3 – 5 p.m. Executive Chef Nathan Powers mentioned: “We’re really looking forward to getting to know our new neighbors and figured what better way to cap off the day then to enjoy a few tasty bites?”

The Powers’ Hours menu includes Morgan Valley lamb sliders with cucumber slaw, mint pesto for $5.50 with frites for an extra $1.50; crispy calamari with chipotle tartar sauce, cilantro and limes for $6 and Bambara’s signature house-cut blue cheese potato chips for $4.

Bambara
202 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 363-5454

Website: www.bambara-slc.com

Yelp Eats

Next week the popular user review site, Yelp,com, will be working with 8 Salt Lake City restaurants for ‘Yelp eats week’. The restaurants include: Atlantic Café & Market, Bohemian Brewery, Cucina Vanina, Faustina, Meditrina, Metropolitan, Stoneground and The Wild Grape. Each restaurant will offer a special Yelp menu with three apps, entrees and desserts priced at 50% off.

All you need to do is reserve a a table in advance and be sure to mention you’re booking for Yelp Eats. Prices are valid for dinner only and the event runs July 11-17. To get your appetites started here are a couple of the example menus:

Meditrina

Tomato Watermelon Gazpacho, feta, $3
Prosciutto-Wrapped Asparagus, orange vinaigrette, chopped almonds, $3.5
Grilled Granny Smith Salad, gorgonzola, walnuts, balsamic vinaigrette, $3.5

Penne with Goat Cheese, tomato, asparagus, scallions, basil, herbed olive oil, $7
Chimichurri Rojo Beef, tomato confit, roasted fingerlings, carrot salad, $10
Coq Au Vin (Red wine-braised chicken), seasonal vegetable hash, roasted fingerlings, pan sauce, $12

Drunken Oreos, $2.5
Chef’s Panna Cotta, $2.5
House Made Sorbet, $2

Faustina

Butter Lettuce and Mixed Greens with Sherry Vinaigrette and Crispy Beet Chips. $2.50
Crab Cake Appetizer with Avocado Cream & Chile Aoili. $5
Lamb & Golden Beet Bruschetta. $6

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad. $8
Shrimp Scampi Linquinne with Cherry Tomatoes. $13
Grilled Pork with Mustard Cream Sauce and Kale. $14

Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta. $3.50
Creme Brulee. $3
Stawberry Roulade. $2.50

Location: Various
Website: Yelp.com

J&G Grill Spice Market Menu

Available now through July 22nd for dinner, J&G Grill will be offering their ‘Spice Market Tasting Menu’. Located in New York’s Meatpacking district and rated among the top 1% of New York dining establishments reviewed by TripAdvisor, Spice Market is inspired by the vibrant flavors of street food from southeast Asia.

“The dishes in J&G’s Spice Market Tasting Menu have bold flavors and unique ingredients that I don’t think anyone else offers in Utah,” explained Matt Harris, Chef de Cuisine at J&G Grill. “We love to work with the freshest local ingredients, stimulating textures, and vivid flavors. For our guests, it’s like a visit to Spice Market in New York without ever having to leave Utah”.

The Spice Market Tasting Menu at J&G Grill features celebrated Chef Jean-Georges’ Spiced Chicken Samosas with Cilantro Yogurt, Black Pepper Shrimp with Sundried Pineapple, Grilled Strip Steak with Garlic, Coriander and Sesame and more. The Spice Market Tasting Menu is the first of an ongoing series of tasting menus to be featured by J&G Grill that will highlight other Jean-Georges’ restaurants worldwide.

Picture: J&G Grill ‘Communal Table’:

J&G Grill
2300 Deer Valley Drive East, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 940-5700

Website: www.jggrilldeercrest.com

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