Avenues Proper – Seguing briefly from their exceptionally popular beer dinners, local wine make Evan Lewandowski brings his Utah produced wines to the next pairing dinner in the Avenues.
On Sunday, July 31st join Lewandowski and the Proper team as chef Justin Soelberg serves a five course tasting menu of small plates, paired with Lewandowki’s naturally produced wines. Cost is $60 for dinner and $35 for wine pairings. Act fast if you want to attend and enjoy these two excellent local businesses. Menu is as follows:
* Crispy oyster, smoked pear butter, celery, pickled fennel
* Grilled romaine, blue cheese dressing, figs, curry crostini
* Seared duck, mushroom broth, farro, corn, beets
* Coffee crusted Wagyu, huckleberry gastrique, chicken liver
* Landaff Cheese
Speaking of beer pairings, the cellar tasting events at Avenues Proper sell out fast; and with good reason (see below). The next sell out event on Wednesday July 27th is a vertical tasting of various bottlings of Uinta’s Birthday Suit with a fun menu to boot:
* Goat cheese tart, pickled plums, pistachio
* Birthday Suit #22
* Achiote chicken thigh, smoked apricot butter, plumped golden raisins
* Birthday Suit #21
* Seared duck breast, cherry gastrique, pepita toffee
* Birthday Suit #20
* Caputo’s cave-aged Ossau cheese, marcona almonds, cherry mostarda, barley chips
* Birthday Suit #23
If that looks interesting – word to the wise – while sold out presently, drop-outs can and do happen. Be sure to call the restaurant direct and ask to be wait listed in case that happens!
376 8th Ave, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Want to check out Snowbird’s latest dining destination while surrounded by scenic mountaintop views? The recently opened Summit has two very special, buffet-style dinners coming up.
The “Full Moon Dinner” on July 19th costs $69 for adults and $39 for kids. Menu is as follows. The “Western Cookout” evening is priced similarly and menu is as follows. Both evenings feature live music and stunning views from 11,000 feet.
If you can’t make those, the restaurant also offers a regular Sunday brunch too, similarly priced with hot and cold stations offering everything from snow crab to artisan pizzas.
Please note, prior reservations are required to board the tram to reach The Summit restaurant.
Hidden Peak, Level 1, Snowbird
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