News around town 02/21/12

Faustina Biodynamic Wine Dinner

Faustina in downtown Salt Lake is set to host Katrina Fetzer of Ceago Biodynamic Wines in Clear Lake, CA. The dinner will take place this Friday (February 24) at 6:30 p.m. Executive Chef Billy Sotelo has created a special four-course menu to complement wine selections. Cost is $35 per person and $20 for wine pairings. The menu runs as follows:

Course 1
Open Faced Shrimp Ravioli – paired with Ceago Chardonnay Reserve

Course 2
Red Pear Salad with Blood Orange Vanilla Vinaigrette – paired with Ceago
Syrah Rose

Course 3
Pleasant Creek Hangar Steak with Italian Kale, Celery Root Puree, and a
Cabernet Demi Sauce – paired with Ceago Cabernet Sauvignon

Course 4
Roasted Apple Tart with Honey Vanilla Gelato – paired with Ceago Muscat

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

Website: www.faustinaslc.com

Meet The Producers @ Slow Food Park City

On Thursday, March 1st 7-9 pm, Slow Food ark City are throwing a free event to meet local producers. At the event you can:

* Learn how to find locally and sustainably produced food in the Park City area.

* Meet local farmers, ranchers, bakers and artisan food producers and sample their products.

* Sign up for CSAs (Community Supported Agriculture) shares – many producers will be offering an early season discount.

* Opportunity drawing for great prizes you can take home, including local artisan cheeses, local beef, local jams, pickles and more.

Plus, if you bring your own mug or purchase a Slow Food Park City mug you can fill up with delicious homemade soup too!

Swaner EcoCenter
1258 Center Drive Park City, UT 84098
(435) 649-1767

James Beard Awards

News just in at the last minute regarding the ultra prestigious James Beard awards. For two years in a a row, both Viet Pham and Bowman Brown of Forage are semi-finalists in the Best Chef in the Southwest category. John Murcko, chef at Talisker on Main, also joins them this year in a group of 21 nominees.

High West Distillery & Saloon is also a semi-finalist in the Best New Restaurant category. Congrats to all three!

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