About Alan Brines

Feast Of The Five Senses 2018 - stuffed brioche

The very best of Utah’s Fall food events

You can pretend all you like but Summer will soon be a faded memory. Before we're all plunged into darkness, snow...
Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Mother’s Day Dining 2018

Feel free to insert your own cliche about "treating mom to something special this year"; instead look at it as a way - you're...
Ribs at R&R BBQ

It’s A Wrap – April 2018

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...
Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Events: Current, Stanza, Avenues Proper, Meditrina, Manolis, Central 9th

Current Fish And Oyster This Tuesday, Domaine Riefle Wines provide the feature pours for a five course dinner at this downtown SLC seafood hotspot. The...
Avenues Proper - poblano mac and cheese (Avenues Proper)

Menu Watch – March 2018

Avenues Proper - A new menu has rolled out at this Avenue's gastropub, and wow, it doesn't look half bad; in print or in...
current fish and oyster interior

Menu Watch – February 2018

Current Fish And Oyster - Dungeness crab - the jewel of the Pacific Northwest – is finally in season. Executive chef Alan Brines...
Alamexo Cantina - plantain cakes with salsa ranchera

Christmas and New Year dining 2017

2018 Update: Be sure to see our latest list of festive fun here:https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/12/17/menu-watch-december-2018/ 2017 Looking for options this Christmas...
Amy Eldredge

It’s a wrap – November 2017

Salt Lake County Health Inspection AMA - One of the most popular recurring features on our Facebook page is the blow by blow account...
Meditrina

Events – Meditrina, Stanza, Current, Undercurrent

Meditrina - Right now you're probably all abuzz about Thanksgiving but trust me, before you know it, you'll be scowling at anyone who dares...
cy noodles house spicy dan dan noodles

Menu watch – October 2017

Alamexo Cantina - This new comer to the 9th and 9th area is upto full speed and now open for lunch. Closed on...
Even Stevens - PBLT for Tomato Days

Menu watch – August 2017

Tomato Days - Wasatch Community Gardens celebration of those seasonal, red, round things is back in full swing. This year's Tomato Days Dine-Around...