Eagle eyed visitors to downtown’s Main Street will have surely spotted this fine looking storefront coming together. The Parisian-style boulangerie called Eva’s Bakery from the owners of Restaurant Eva, is now open and generating some pretty cool buzz.
Eva’s Bakery offers artisan breads and pastries as well as pizza and sandwiches. Using locally grown grains, Eva’s Bakery provides delicious fresh dishes for both a quick grab-and-go meal or a dine-in meal too. More pictures and details over here.
Eva’s Bakery is open from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
155 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
To celebrate the 2013 Academy Awards, Bambara is featuring original specialty drinks, each designed for an Oscar “Best Picture” nominee and crafted by the expert bartenders in Bambara’s popular bar, “The Vault.” Available now through Feb. 24 when the awards are bestowed, every vote (order) will be tallied until the big night when patrons are invited to see how their selections fare against the Academy’s awardees. Bambara’s mixologists will issue their predictions on Thursday, Feb. 21. in the Vault.
“Our Oscar-themed cocktails this year were really a pleasure to create because there is a lot of creative inspiration from the subject matter and tone of the nominated films,” said Bambara’s expert mixologist, Austin Craig. “I was able to incorporate a local Utah whiskey that relates to the old wild west into the drink for Django Unchained which I thought matched up really well with the movie’s setting.”
With prices ranging from $9 to $15, the “Vault” is offering nine different Oscar-inspired specialty drinks until Oscar night on Feb. 26, including:
Beasts of the Southern Wild, $12
Milagro Tequila, Peach Schnapps, Fresh Squeezed Orange Wheel
Silver Linings Playbook, $9
Skyy Vodka, Dry Vermouth, Lemon, Splash Tonic, Grapefruit Juice
Zero Dark Thirty, $15
Hendrick’s Gin, Smirnoff Vodka, St. Germaine Elderflower Liqueur, Orange Zest
Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Canton Ginger Liqueur, Dash Bitters
Les Misérables, $11
Tanqueray Gin, Fresh Lemon Juice, Soda, Splash French Red Wine
Life of Pi, $10
10 Cane Rum, Grenadine, Cranberry, Orange & Pineapple Juice, Float Myer’s Rum
Stolichnya Vodka, Canton Ginger Liqueur, Orange Juice, Cinnamon Sugar Rim
Django Unchained, $14
High West Double Rye, Galliano, Splash Soda, Dash Bitters, Fresh Squeezed Lemon
Absolut Mandarin Vodka, Peach Schnapps, Dry Vermouth, Orange Juice
202 South Main Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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