News around town 01/20/12

Faustina Brunch Menu

Faustina chef Billy Sotelo recently realized a long time ambition for his restaurant and started to serving Brunch for the first time. Brunch will now be served each Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Highlights from the new menu include Brie stuffed brioche French toast, cinnamon swirl pancakes with cream cheese glaze; brie puff pastry with roasted red grapes and a seasonal berry compote; Faustina Benedict with polenta, local Italian sausage, grilled tomato, poached eggs and hollandaise sauce, served with house made breakfast potatoes; and Sotelo’s Faustina Scramble with artisan lamb sausage, roasted pepper medley, Asiago cheese and scrambled eggs served with a French baguette.

Faustina
454 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 746-4441

Website: www.faustinaslc.com/

Celebrate Chinese New Year

Ring in the Year of the Dragon 2012 at the Mandarin restaurant in Bountiful. This two-week celebration is from Monday, January 23rd thru Saturday, February 4th. The lively and colorful traditional Lion Dance will be performed by an 8-person troop with a spectacular performance at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 24th and Wednesday, February 1st. The Lion Dance is thought to ward off evil spirits and welcome the New Year with a bang.

The Lion makes its way through the Mandarin interacting with guests, eating lettuce for good luck and blessing the kitchen. Reservations are accepted for 8 or more people. Parties fewer than 8 may call ahead and have their name placed on the waiting list. In addition to the regular dinner menu, the Mandarin is offering a special Chinese New Year Menu for parties of 4 or more people. The cost is $20.00 per person and includes:

Chicken Soong Imperial Lettuce Wraps
Pork Pot Stickers
Chicken Creamed Corn Soup
Black Bean Beef
Orange Chicken Noodle
Mongolian Pork with Chinese Sausage
Kung Pao Shrimp
Brown and White Steamed Rice
Homemade Ice Cream Trio: Passion Fruit, Saigon Cinnamon and Ginger with Cookie of Good Fortune

Specialty drinks such as Gingerita and Tropicaltini will be available in addition to wine, Asian beers, ginger brew and china cola (for an additional charge).

Mandarin
348 East 900 North  Bountiful, UT 84010
(801) 298-2406

Website: www.mandarinutah.com

Mist:SaltLake changes venue

Finally, Mist:SaltLake, covered last week here on our site has recently found a new home at the old Metropolitan location:

173 West Broadway
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

This location change does not affect any current reservations and all guests will be alerted to the location change via email shortly. Guests with questions can contact (801) 410-0656 or info@themistproject.com.

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  1. Here is the full Faustrina menu for those who want the full scoop too:

    SIDES & STARTERS

    Brie Puff Pastry • roasted grapes • seasonal berry compote • toasted french baguette • 7

    Farm Fresh Eggs* • two, any style • 3

    Toast • rye , sourdough, wheat berry, or english muffin • 2

    Breakfast Potatoes • 3

    Croissant • 4

    Applewood Smoked Bacon* • three slices • 4

    Sausage* • house sausage, linguisa sausage, or lamb sausage • 3

    SALADS

    Caesar Salad • romaine lettuce • asiago cheese • herbed croutons • 5 Entrée Size* • with pesto grilled chicken, shrimp or salmon • 11

    Citrus Salad • arugula • goat cheese • pink peppercorns • candied pecans • citrus segments • lemon honey thyme vinaigrette • 6 Entrée Size 11

    Smoked Sonoma Chicken Salad* • mixed greens • dried blueberries • gorgonzola • almonds • carmelized onion • pomegranate vinaigrette • green apple • 6 Entrée Size* • 11

    House Salad • butter lettuce • mixed greens • sherry vinaigrette • beet chips • 5

    EGGS AND SUCH

    Faustina Breakfast* • two eggs • breakfast potatoes • toast • choice of bacon or sausage • 8

    Faustina Scramble* • artisan lamb sausage • roasted pepper medley • scrambled eggs • asiago cheese • french baguette • 9

    Omelette* • squash • mushrooms • tomatoes • white cheddar • diavalo sauce •
    breakfast potatoes • toast • 9

    Faustina Benedict* • polenta • italian sausage • grilled tomato • poached eggs • hollandaise • breakfast potatoes • 10

    BREAKFAST BREADS

    Baked Oatmeal Brulee • cranberries • toasted almonds • golden raisins • 7

    Roasted Fruit Crepes • mascarpone • vanilla whipped cream • berry crepe • roasted peach crepes • 9

    Brie Stuffed Brioche French Toast • house-made honey almond butter • roasted grapes • 8

    Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes • cream cheese glaze • Short Stack (2) • 7 Big Stack (3) • 9

    SANDWICHES

    All sandwiches served with choice of house salad or house made sweet potato chips

    Black Forest Ham Puff Pastry* • gruyere cheese • house-made honey mustard • egg • Mosiah sauce • 11

    Bacon Egg Cheeseburger* • smoked bacon • cheddar cheese • tomatoes • avocado • Mosiah sauce • 11

    Salmon BLT* • applewood smoked bacon • tomato • lettuce • dill mayonnaise • 11

    Chicken Cordon Bleu Panini* • roasted chicken breast • black forest ham • swiss cheese • sweet & spicy mustard • bechamel sauce • tomato • 11

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