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These Utah restaurant openings are sure to delight

Take a deep breath, pour a double, gather your nearest and dearest - whatever you need to do to collect yourself for...
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New restaurants – January 2018

Avenues Bistro - Up in the Avenues, Kathie Chadbourne's local bistro was recently acquired by the team behind downtown SLC's Fireside On...
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Caputo’s Sixth Annual Chocolate Festival

Spotlighting Lithuania’s Chocolate Naive at the Sixth Annual Caputo’s Chocolate Festival, local standout chefs and beverage experts will craft chocolate-based creations to benefit the...
Alamexo Cantina - mollete special for Day of the Dead 2017

Events: BTG, Alamexo, Porch, Chocolate Festival

Alamexo - Celebrate Dia de los Muertos - aka Day of the Dead - on November 1st and 2nd at either Alamexo restaurant. ...
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Dining Out: HSL

Restaurants tend to be as every bit ephemeral as the dishes they serve. In a world where today's bus...
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New restaurants around SLC – May 2016

Proper Pub and Proper Burger - In March I wrote a brief preview of these two new operations for Utah Stories. Shortly after...
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Events: Current, Pago, Franck’s, Alamexo, Silver Fork

Pago - 9th and 9th's farm to table pioneer is back this Sunday, with their yearly rose advocacy dinner. The fixed-price menu is...
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News: Finca, Kyoto, Current Fish And Oyster, Park City

Finca * - Spring menus are now starting to blossom, so expect a flurry of these over the coming weeks. The first...

Mother’s Day Dining SLC 2015

This May 10th treat mom to something special, as a number of SLC's finest put on some fabulous spreads. Here's a roundup of...
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News: New restaurants around SLC – March 2015

Who doesn't love something bright, shiny and new? Grumps, that's who. And I know you guys aren't grumps. So join me in this...
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Events: Pago, Caputo’s Chocolate Festival

Pago * - If like many you're gripped by "Seasonal Pumpkin Fever", you might want to check out Pago's annual Pumpkin Tasting Menu...