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Menu watch – October 2016


Goldener hirsch holiday parties Goldener Hirsch – Summer might seem only seconds departed, but the holiday season is just right around the corner. If you’re planning something special for the holidays, now is the time to get a a march on everyone else, and get booked in early.

With that in mind, Deer Valley’s boutique hotel and restaurant have just released their extra special menus available for booking right now, sure to make it a holiday to remember.

The four course dinner menu created by chef Ryan Burnham is available for $63 a head and includes:

* Goldener Hirsch 4 cheese fondue served family style to begin

* Appetizer, choose one from:
– French onion soup with traditional garnish
– Apple salad with smoked salmon, endive, creamy house ricotta cheese & cider vinaigrette

* Entree, choose two from:
– Wagyu bavette steak with roasted parsnip, wild mushrooms and leek soubise
– Chicken schnitzel with herb spaetzle, braised greens and fresh cranberry sauce
– Parmesan gnocchi with Winter squash, arugula and lemon

* Dessert choose one from:
– Chocolate fondue served family style
– Apple strudel with cider reduction & vanilla bean ice cream

An equally delicious three course lunch menu for $53 is available too, also feature chef Burnham’s Alpine inspired cuisine. Parties of 10 or more can now and reserve a spot for a fabulous event at one of Utah’s most unique destination dining properties. Holiday meals are held in the Goldener Hirsch’s private dining space.

7570 Royal St, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 649-7770

Hoof And Vine – Weekdays in October, enjoy a five course meal for two at the Midvale steakhouse for just $60.

The set meal begins with house baked bread and three delicious spreads. Next up a shared app from a choice of asparagus, potato chips or sauteed mushrooms. Next a house or Caesar salad. A sorbet course precedes the entree where you can select two from a choice of five: chicken, top sirloin, grouper, lmab t-bone or stroganoff. A shared dessert concludes a very affordable date night for two. Complete details here.

7680 S. Union Park Avenue, Midvale, Utah 84047

Log Haven

Log Haven

Log Haven – Eat, drink and be scary is the Halloween motto for the Millcreek restaurant, October 29-31. On those nights, the Haunted Haven invites you to head up the canyon and enjoy a range of menu and drink specials. Costumes are encouraged and tarot readings will be available for those who want to know if they have a delicious future ahead of them (hint: if you have dinner here, you will 😉

6451 Millcreek Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84109
(801) 272-8255

Meditrina – Arguably SLC’s first small plates eatery in the contemporary dining scene is offering a number of great deals, celebrating their move to their new central 9th location. Check out the three snacks for $10 promo that runs 3-6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday at the new spot.

Also keep your eyes peeled to Meditrina’s daily Facebook posts – where several buy one get one free offers are being promoted right now as well!

165 Harvey Milk Blvd, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 485-2055

Oasis Cafe: baby scallops with pappardelle pasta

Oasis Cafe: baby scallops with pappardelle pasta

Oasis Cafe – Celebrating the bounty of the harvest and the change in the weather, Oasis Cafe’s chef de cuisine Efren Benitez will offer a three-course nightly dinner menu for just $30 throughout October. Changing weekly to take opportunity of the freshest produce, the nightly dinner special includes his top picks from local farms. “We are taking full advantage of this year’s seasonal bounty,” said Will Keesen, general manager. “Our unseasonably warm weather has extended our patio season, so our guests can come dine under the stars one last time before winter sets in.”

Each weekly three-course $30 menu starts with a choice of soup or salad:

October 10 – 16
Baby scallops with pappardelle pasta, carrots, spinach, toasted with creamy fennel sauce and chocolate cake flan for dessert

October 17 – 23
Pan roasted escolar, mash potatoes and curried cauliflower and pumpkin crunch cake to finish

October 24 – 30
Coriander crusted salmon, green curried orzo, orange caramelized carrot with coconut milk and carlota de limon for dessert

151 500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102
(801) 322-0404

Proper Burger: vegan burger

Proper Burger: vegan burger

Proper Burger Co – Coming towards the end of the month a new menu and one that will feature a special treat for vegans!

The final burger is still undergoing R&D, but will be made with “high-protein grains and seeds, the Holy Trinity of Cajun cuisine, and lots of love” – according to Proper’s head chef. Pictured above, and on the menu today, a rendition of the current work in progress topped with vegan chili, avocado, kale and fried shallots; this burger would probably make a decent dent in carnivorous appetites too!

865 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 906-8604

Shabu – During their fall special promotion, enjoy $25 off any dinner costing more than $75; plus five dollar sushi and four dollar hot sake specials too. Thursday through Sunday.

442 Main St, Park City, UT 84060
(435) 645-7253

Zest Kitchen & Bar – To celebrate their fourth anniversary the restaurant is offering a 4 for $40 anniversary special which includes a drink, appetizer, entrée and dessert. The “4 for 40” special will run throughout the month of October.

“Zest is all about recognizing the connection between plate, planet and people and it’s amazing to see how the community has embraced that spirit,” said Zest Owner Casey Staker. “As I reflect on the past four years I have to start with a huge thanks to my staff, chefs, DJ friends, and most importantly, our customers for your unwavering support since we opened.”

Staker is taking the opportunity to reminisce and toast to Zest’s history. Zest opened in 2012 as a bar that also featured healthy food. As time progressed, the food made such an impact that Zest switched focus from nightclub to restaurant. These stays, Zest is a mainstay of the downtown dining scene. Staker continues to make environmental sustainability a cornerstone of the business by buying plant based products, natural cleaning products and looking for creative ways to reduce Zest’s carbon footprint.

275 200 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(801) 433-0589

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