Utah bar named one of the best in the country

Post Office Place - bar area (POP)

You can’t get a drink in Utah they say. Or at the very least, you can’t get a real drink in Utah they’ll tell you. They are actually idiots, and the news today proves them wrong once again. And no, this isn’t some cockamamie chatbot-borne listicle, this is serious food industry praise from the loftiest … Read more

Cocktails, BBQ, sake, feasts aplenty – five fab food events

Kaze Sushi - maki roll

Cocktail contest shakedown This Sunday, more than twenty of SLC’s best restaurants will go head to head to be crowned the winner of Salt Lake Magazine’s Farm-To-Glass Cocktail Contest Shakedown. If you’re free, you can sample all the entrants efforts – each tasked with using local and seasonal ingredients in their cocktail creations. Participating restaurants … Read more

The Roundup – January 2019

It’s been a few months since we featured a review roundup, like our ever stalling weather, write ups are as thin on the ground as the snow. At this time of the year food writers are typically more concerned with adding a few layers of Winter blubber, than writing about this and that. I can … Read more

New Restaurants – August 2018

The Rising Bun - comrade fries (Rising Bun)

Arancini Snack You might remember this name from the Taste For The Space contest in 2017; the business previously competed in that contest to win a space in the South Towne Mall. That particular contest was won by the burger flipping Special Courses, but Arancini Snack is now back and in their own words, the … Read more

Events: Spencer’s, SLC Food And Wine, Red Rock Brewing

Feast Of The Five Senses 2016 - passed appetizers

Spencer’s For Steaks And Chops If you’re looking for something a little different this weekend, check out this fun event this Friday evening (August 17th). Grill and chill will be held on the Trofi patio, Spencer’s in downtown SLC will be offering an all you can eat menu for just $30. The AYCE affair runs … Read more

It’s A Wrap – April 2018

Ribs at R&R BBQ

DABC licenses A relatively busy month in April’s DABC meeting with lots of businesses receiving newly minted licenses. Details as follows: Bar license Five businesses competed in April’s meeting for two available bar licenses. Las Rocas Bar (West Haven) and 16 Post Office Place (SLC) were the successful winners, the latter surrendering their Summer seasonal … Read more

New Restaurants – April 2018

Rico Cocina Y Cantina - taquitos

Rico Cocina Y Tequila Bar Hungry now? I know I am. The pictures above come from the imminent updates headed to Frida Bistro; started by Rico Foods’ Jorge Fierro 8 years ago, Frida was perhaps the first big name in town to really push the envelope of Mexican cuisine. Eight years is a long time … Read more

It’s A Wrap – March 2018

Vida Tequila 2018 bottling

Vida Tequila New for 2018 and this Salt Lake City based tequila brand – contemporary new bottling that wouldn’t look out of place in an art galley; or maybe just maybe – your home bar, nudge nudge. Via press release, Vida Tequila founder Lisa Barlow writes: Everything we do is thoughtful and strong. VIDA has … Read more

Tales from the DABC – March and April

Chakra Lounge - curry chicken bites

Back with a double whammy, our recap of recent DABC meetings, covering winners, losers and well, liquor! This time March and April’s meetings and notable events. March 2017 DABC meeting Full service restaurant licenses – Harmon’s City Creek secured a full service restaurant license for the restaurant space that functions as the grocery store’s cooking … Read more