Caputo’s celebrates ten years of fine chocolate events this December

Caputo's and Luisa Abram

Do you remember what you were doing right now, say nine or ten years ago? I do. Given this website’s Tardis like capabilities there’s an embarrassingly-detailed inventory of the calories I’ve consumed. Around this time in 2012 I was taking a first glimpse at a new joint called Taqueria 27 while also recounting the openings … Read more

What’s on the dining event calendar this week

Bewilder Brewing sampler

Bewilder Brewing dinner and tour If you’ve managed to survive this Monday’s windstorm with fence and roof intact – relax at this food and beer event tomorrow night (Tuesday October 25th) at Bewilder Brewing. Starting at 6.30 p.m. sharp, enjoy a five course paired menu alongside four 8 o.z. beers – including a special new … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2021

Thanksgiving plate with Beltex

Turkey day is right around the corner folks, and this year, well I think this year is gonna be a busy one. Expect tables to book out quickly, shelves to get cleared out double quick. Remember those turkeys I told you to get your paws on last week? Beltex moved around 200 of the birds … Read more

Brewery boom marked this weekend with fun foodie event

Level Crossing Brewing Company - Utah Uncommon beer

It was a footnote in the week’s local news for many, after all, how much attention do you pay to local municipal code refinements? Garnering a modest amount of column inches back in late 2017,  Title 5 of South Salt Lake’s Municipal Code was altered, kickstarting a grand vision for the city. A trio of canny … Read more

What’s next on the SLC foodie event calendar

Log Haven Halloween

Log Haven gets spooky “Haunted Haven” is back at this fine dining restaurant in Millcreek Canyon. Take the scenic drive up and on October 29th, 30th and 31st enjoy a range of spooky specials by chef Dave Jones, not least a range of specialty cocktails too. Due to the Covid concerns the restaurant will be … Read more

Italian food and fun set to hit downtown SLC

Wood fired pizza from 2019 (Festa Italiana)

Clear your calendar for the upcoming weekend, you’re going to need some free time to work your way through this one. More than a dozen Italian food vendors will be setting up shop at The Gateway, for this years Festa Italiana party. The two day event spans the 18th and 19th of September. Admission to … Read more

Oktoberfest in Utah 2021 – what you need to know

Oktoberfest at Snowbird, credit, Jay Dash Photography

Put away those sky miles. Close down that browser with satellite maps of Munich. You ain’t going anywhere this year. If you were dreaming of visiting the Bavarian capital this Fall and raising a stein, Oktoberfest 2021 is already cancelled – much like the prior year. Before you start weeping that empty glass full though, … Read more

Bookmark these dates for your next foodie night out

After a weekend of getting your fill of pie and beer, presumably you’re now in the mood for something a little more exotic? Never fear, the dining calendar keeps piling up with fabulous event after event. Here’s what’s coming up over the next few weeks. Taqueria 27 Herradura tasting In the first of this year’s … Read more

Pie N Beer day 2021 – what’s on

Villagio Pizzeria - ferragosta pizza

The Beehive’s official birthday is here once again, and with it, the most important pairing of the year – pie and beer. Confused newcomers to Utah, just say Pioneer Day over and over real quick in your head and you’ll get it… Ordinarily, downtown’s Beer Bar is the epicenter of the party, but this year … Read more

July food and drink events to keep an eye on

Mango Sticky Rice (Suzy Thai Food)

July 13th – Asian food truck festival ABC4 reports in detail on this food truck get-together that sees the community coming together this month. The event on Tuesday, July 13th runs 5 through 8.30 p.m. and see’s multiple food trucks hit up SOHO Food Park serving  Thai, Japanese, Filipino, and Chinese food:  Bento Truck Comfort … Read more

Dining events not to miss plus Father’s Day specials

Manoli’s lamb roast Head to SLC’s finest Greek restaurant this Thursday (June 17th) and you’ll catch owner Manoli Katsanevas and team doing what they do best – spit roasting a whole lamb! Pictured above is the man himself doing just that at the Meet Your Maker event back in 2019. As well as this seasonal … Read more

LA based Vuture hits SLC and Kiitos while RoHa re-opens

Vuture Food and Kiitos Brewing

Kiitos x Vuture Food Get down to this fantastic SLC brewery today (April 22nd) for a unique food truck opportunity. LA based Vuture Food (pictured above) and Kiitos Brewing are teaming up for this one day unique event. I’m a big fan of the trend in meat-free dining, especially when it looks this good. Here’s … Read more

Upcoming food and drink events for your calendar

Francks - fried chicken

Franck’s The restaurant biz is known for its particularly high attrition rate for would be new restaurants. For most businesses, celebrating a first full successful year is an achievement. That’s why the marking of fifteen years in business is especially auspicious. Which is what this Cottonwood Heights mainstay are going on April 19th. Starting at … Read more

Dining events creeping back, menu updates and local news

Bhutan House - chicken chilli momo fried rice

Caffe Molise beer brunch Looking for a way to toast the weekend? Check out the neat little beer brunch this Saturday (September 26th) on the Caffe Molise patio. The four course menu will be paired with some pretty perfect picks from SaltFire, not to mention, the event will be hosted by the breweries own Tim … Read more

Upcoming dining events to brighten the weeks ahead

Scallops (Manoli's)

As I mentioned the other week, it’s important to keep your spirits up during this most sluggish and dull time of the year. For me, that pretty much means stuffing myself silly and ignoring the morose skies and weather (can you tell I’m ready for Spring yet?). A great way to achieve that goal is … Read more

Wine dinners and big birthday celebrations – five of the best

Copper Onion - sauteed mushrroms with egg (Copper Onion)

Tin Angel wine dinner Join Tin Angel and Bon Vivant Wine Imports this Sartuday (January 18th) as they raise a glass to women in wine. The restaurant now snugly settled into their new Eccles Theatre home will be hosting a paired wine dinner featuring the wines of Spain, Portugal and the Basque region – all … Read more

Wine dinners and soft openings – five of the best

Birdhouse - peri peri chicken sandwich

With the holidays looming large and plates turning to turkey and turnips – now’s the time to treat yourself to something different. Before your diet turns to nothing but cruciferous and root veggies, here are five of the best coming up over the next week or so. SLC Eatery On Monday December 16th (6.30 p.m.) … Read more