The latest restaurant openings along the Wasatch

Del Barrio Cafe - Baja fish tacos (Del Barrio)

Cajun Boil Laissez les bons temps rouler – as the doors on this new seafood boil business in downtown SLC are now open. The menu offers something for everyone, even those who don’t want to get their hands messy. Fried baskets start the menu which runs right through to build your own seafood boils and … Read more

Need weekend dining inspiration? Here’s the next bunch of new restaurants

Flanker Kitchen + Sporting Club

Hot on the heels of our last major new restaurant roundup – here’s another slew of new businesses for your dining delectation. If you’ve missed the most recent recaps, you can also catch up on our August, June and March collections; combined they have more than 100+ new restaurant openings across the valley this year … Read more

More than four dozen new food spots around Utah to check out

Chicken Shack - wings and tenders

It’s been quite the busy few months in restaurant world. Despite my own frenzied hand waving and chicken little-esque chirps of the sky is falling – a galaxy of starry eyed restaurateurs have thrown their hats in the ring. Who will succeed, who will fail, well that’s pretty much up to you dear reader. It’s … Read more

Restaurant openings latest news

Sunday's Best - fried chcken sandwich, monkey bread

It’s been barely two weeks since the last mega-recap of the dining scene notable additions, but even in that small time, more than two dozen new businesses have come across my radar. Here’s the latest to keep an eye on – open now and coming soon. An interesting item to note is how many of … Read more

Every new restaurant opening up – and what’s coming next

BLOX dessert bars

As I wrote about back in March, I’ve started to drip feed opening updates at a much quicker cadence years gone by. Since that last major roundup we’ve had a few smaller, more easily digestible pieces. You can see everything here. Still, sometimes you need one big roundup to rule them all. A recap of … Read more

What’s new and next on the dining scene

Scallops (Pago)

Pago On Main Probably the most notable new update for Salt Lake foodies is the impending arrival of Scott Evans’ farm-to-table Pago in downtown SLC. Pictured above a recent scallop dish from their 9th and 9th location. The new Pago On Main is set to open in the Felt Building (341 S. Main Street) sometime … Read more

Latest restaurant openings and closures for April

Periwinkle snails (Southwest Market)

New news Bigeye Poke & Grill – New to South Salt Lake (3144 S State St) – a second location for this poke chain that hails from California. You’ll find the inaugural location in Draper. Poke bowls start from $11.45. Actually there’s something in the water right now when it comes to poke. Read on … Read more

Openings, closures and coming soon – restaurant updates

BLOX Dessert Bars

As promised in the last gargantuan roundup of everything new and notable, I’m making strides to recap all the upto the minute restaurant openings at a brisker pace. I’ll still collate everything into tediously long quarterly recaps for those who love to suffer through such marathons of self indulgent writing, but for the rest of … Read more

Spring into action and check out one of these 60 new restaurants

Pull up a chair, close the blinds, pour yourself a triple. This is going to be a long one. October was the last time we corralled all the recent restaurant openings in one place, and wow, things have been piling up – 60+ shiny new businesses. Ulp. Ordinarily I intertwine these pieces with some snark … Read more

Restaurants continuing to open at pace during Covid

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As I recently wrote, the hospitality industry is facing a tumultuous upheaval. Despite the shifting odds of success though, there’s still more than one restaurateur willing to roll the dice. In fact there’s a whole heap of them ready to lay down a bet. Here are all the latest businesses to open across the Wasatch … Read more

New restaurants coming online during the re-opening

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The past few months have hardly been the perfect background for business openings, but as we all know, life finds a way. As we all start to adjust to the new normal, here’s the latest collection of coffee shops, restaurants, brewers and bakers – all hoping to make their mark on your wallet and heart. … Read more

More than seventy new foodie spots to explore across Utah

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Time restaurant openings wait for no man. Since our last roundup in October 2019, we’ve compiled a fairly heaving list of more than seventy new restaurants, bars, breweries, dessert shops and more. Here’s the complete list of everything new and opening soon in Utah: Bewilder Brewing We profiled this brand new craft brewer back in … Read more

These Utah restaurant openings are sure to delight

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Take a deep breath, pour a double, gather your nearest and dearest – whatever you need to do to collect yourself for the full list of recent openings. Go ahead and do it now, and join me again in 15. Ready? Great, lets go… Aloha Hale ‘Aina First on our list this month is a … Read more

New restaurants in Utah – April 2019

Five Sushi Brothers maki sushi large

Level Crossing Brewing Yes, we’re starting out of alphabetical sequence this month, and yes it’s because I got some lovely photos from the recent ribbon cutting event of this new South Salt Lake Brewery. And yes, its because I love all things beer. O.k. yes, I can shorten that to: yes because beer. Anyway… You’ll … Read more

New Restaurants – January 2019

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Is it me or are new restaurants arriving thicker and faster? It’s barely been a month since the last recap of the recent for the ravenous. While all this extra competition might have restaurateurs turning in their sleep, it’s game on for the rest of us. Anyway lets get right to it, this collection of … Read more

New restaurants – December 2018

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With Christmas just around the corner you’ll no doubt soon be gazing across a small departments store’s worth of unwanted presents from loved ones.  After all you really needed some more stuff to cram in that one kitchen draw you never open, right? Here’s a holiday tip for you. After all the awkward smiles, thank … Read more

New Restaurants – October 2018

Alibi SLC wall art

Alibi A bar for bar folks by um, more bar folks, I think that’s the setup here; at least that’s the vague story I recall from speaking with the owners during their soft opening event. The former check cashing location on Main Street is now SLC’s latest bar hopping stop off spot. Fancy cocktails are … Read more