Join Epic Brewing at Cucina Vanina on June 1st for a very special Cibo e Birra (Food and Beer) event. Enjoy a delicious selection of local cuisine paired with local beers from Epic Brewing. Advance reservation required, online or at (801) 938-9706.
The five course meal is priced $59 per guest with beer pairing or $34 without beer. Here’s the menu in full, buon appetito e salute!
* Zuppa di granchio e granoturco
* Crab and corn bisque
* Epic Pfeifferhorn lager
* Mini hamburger al manzo e formaggio
* Kobe slider with beehive cheese
* Epic smoked porter
* Sour apple saison sorbet
* Costine di maiale con salsa dolce ai fichi e patatine dolce
* Baby back ribs with sweet fig barbecue sauce and sweet potato fries
* Double skull dopplebock lager
* Torta di pesche e ciliege con gelato all vaniglia
* Peach and Cherry cobbler with vanilla bean gelato
* Epic 825 state stout
1844 Fort Union Blvd, Cottonwood Heights, UT 84121
Riverhorse On Main
Park City-ites, start setting your alarm clocks on Sundays: brunch is returning to Riverhorse on Main. Riverhorse’s brunch season begins Sunday, June 8th and runs through to September.
Dishes include French toast with orange cream-cheese filling and warm syrup, duck confit eggs Benedict with classic hollandaise sauce, buttermilk pancakes, homemade biscuits, huevos rancheros and much more. Riverhorse’s award-winning wine list will also be on offer.
And, like any true brunch, outdoor seating will also be available. Relax beneath the sun on Riverhorse’s deck above Main Street, and take in great views of Park City and the Silly Sunday market, where live music will also be performed.
540 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
As a kickoff to Pride Festival weekend and to show support for the LGBT community, Kimpton’s Hotel Monaco Salt Lake City, the adjacent Bambara restaurant and the Utah AIDS Foundation will co-host the eighth annual Pink Party on Thursday, June 5 from 5:15 until 8:00 p.m.
The elegant Paris Ballroom will be draped in pink, and the cuisine will be presented by Bambara’s award winning Executive Chef Nathan Powers. This year’s gala theme, “Sleep with the Best,” will feature enticing auction items, including round trip airfare from Jet Blue (in the continental U.S.), a two-night stay in Moab with a private tour of Moab Brewery and dinner for two, plus luxurious romance-themed packages at 10 Kimpton hotel properties around the United States. There will be additional prizes for hula hoop and Twister contest winners and there will be opportunity drawings for additional treasures.
Tickets start at $25 a head, which includes food and fun, one drink ticket and one opportunity drawing entry. There is no reservation required. All proceeds benefit The Utah AIDS foundation.
“We are excited to welcome everyone to this year’s Pink Party! One of the many reasons guests and employees love Kimpton is our philosophy of inclusiveness and the belief that everyone deserves to be appreciated and accepted for who they are,” said Monaco Salt Lake City’s General Manager Daryn White. “We believe that a diversity of cultures and backgrounds make our communities even stronger.”
“This year for the Pink Party and Utah Pride we are asking #AreYouCovered? We are talking about everything from heath care with the Affordable Care Act to condoms,” said Stan Penfold, Executive Director of Utah AIDS Foundation. “The Utah AIDS Foundation wants to make sure you have all the resources you need to get covered.”
Since the beginning, Kimpton has always been a company that values diversity, inclusion and individuality with deep roots in our communities. All Kimpton hotels are members of IGLTA (International Gay and Lesbian Travel Association), and TAG approved, a certification that assures gay-friendly hotel practices. Since 2004, Kimpton has also maintained a perfect 100 percent rating on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s Corporate Equality Index. Everyone has a seat at Kimpton’s table, which is why they support The Trevor Project, who provides crisis intervention for LGBT and questioning youth. Guests can book using a Trevor rate code, TRPR, and receive 10 percent off the daily rate plus a $5 donation per stay. The code is valid at Kimpton hotels in all markets.
15 W 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
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