BGR Sugar House
On February 7th (6-7.30 p.m.) head down to Sugar House and BGR to get a taste of what this boutique burger brand is all about. The Wilmington Ave branch of the business will be cooking up a slider and beer pairing event for a wallet friendly $30. The price includes three sliders, three beers and three sides:
- The Reuban Slider
- Kiitos Coconut Stout
- Wellington Slider
- Kiitos Brewing Ready to Fly
- Western BBQ Slider
- Bohemian Brewery Dunkel
- Sweet Potato Fries
- Garlic Fries
- Grilled Asparagus
The event will be hosted by Suitcase Foodist’s Lydia Martinez and all guests will also be entered to win a $50 BGR Sugar House gift card too. If you’ve been wondering about this spot in the ever evolving Sugar House, this is the perfect chance to sample a little bit of everything with some fine brews.
Note the event is 21+ only and requires guests bring a valid ID to participate.
1202 Wilmington Ave Ste 120, Salt Lake City, UT 84106
The whole of the Bourbon Group – Whiskey Street, White Horse, Bourbon House – is gearing up for the run of Wicked at the nearby Eccles Theatre. Each restaurant will offer a three course set menu through the shows run, January 30th through March 3rd.
The aim being to have you in an out in a timely manner, while enjoying some of chef Matt Crandall’s bewitchedly good cuisine. Cmon, you have to allow me at least the one pun.
At least I didn’t go with wickedly good.
Prix-fixe menus will be available at all three locations on each day of the show. Menus will will rotate during the month long residency, example menus (and prices) of what to expect are as follows:
White Horse | $35
- Arugula salad
- Cioppino or beef stroganoff
Whiskey Street | $25
- Mixed green salad
- Bison bolognese or grilled chicken fettuccini alfredo
- Chocolate chip cookies
Bourbon House | $18
- Mixed green salad
- Spaghetti and meatballs
White Horse | 325 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 | (801) 363-0137
Whiskey Street | 323 Main St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 | (801) 433-1371
Bourbon House | 19 E 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 | (801) 746-1005
A number of l local businesses are currently feeling the love from Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, and celebrating as such. Next up is this central ninth Middle Eastern eatery.
To celebrate, Laziz will be hosting a private watch party on Friday February 8th from (6-8 p.m.). Join the team for sips, a small plate supper to watch the episode live (7 p.m.) Menu for the evening is as follows:
- Laziz’s famous hummus
- New featured beet dip
- Lebanese salad
- Potato kibbeh bites
- House-made falafel
- Chicken fajita strips
- Lebanese rice*
Cost for the evening is $45 and includes one beer or glass of wine (additional drinks available for purchase). Tickets can be purchased online. The event is 21+ only with IDs being mandatory. RSVPs are a must too, no walk-ins will be accepted.
912 Jefferson St W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101
The next installment of Old Jews Telling Jokes will be held on March 9th at this East benches deli. Fun fact, the evening will be the 32nd iteration of this wildly popular event; every single one being a sell out without exception. As such, reseverations are a MUST.
Also on the horizon – it’s not just loaded monster sandwiches – are special dinner items and music on March 15th and 16th for this years St Patrick’s festivities plus as ever the restaurant offers weekly live music on Friday and Saturday (7-8.30 p.m.) to accompany nightly dining specials. Upcoming performances include:
Feb 1 Utah Slim
Feb 2 Susan Bush and Phil Triolo
Feb 8 Pat & Roy
Feb 9 Sidewalk Poets
Feb 15 DeliMan
Feb 16 Guy Benson
Feb 22 Melody Pulsipher
Feb 23 MiNX
2005 E 2700 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84109
Valentines Day Dining 2018
We’ve been asked a few times already for info about this years Valentines Day, and we’ll have a roundup post any day now of the best menus (just expecting a few more menus to hit the desk this week). In the interim, if you’re looking to book somewhere early this list of romantic restaurants should help.
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Hi, I’m Stuart, nice to meet you! I’m the founder, writer and wrangler at Gastronomic SLC; I’m also a former restaurant critic of more than five years, working for the Salt Lake Tribune. I’ve worked extensively with multiple local publications from Visit Salt Lake to Salt Lake Magazine, not least helped to consult on national TV shows.
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