More than 30 new restaurants and bar openings in Salt Lake City

Laziz Kitchen in downtown Salt Lake City

Roll up, roll up. It’s time to rapidly run down the list of new, notable and next. In the year to date so far we’ve seen a whirlwind of openings – and it doesn’t look set to slow any time soon. Since the last recap in July there’s another three dozen or so places to … Read more

State Of The Plate 2021

Bricks Corner

Hot on the heels of our recent readers choice awards, I bring you my favorite way to end the year – the sixth annual State Of The Plate; a look back over 2021 and what was hot, what was tepid and what I reckon will soon be whistling on the stove. You can see previous … Read more

More than 195 new Utah restaurants – how many have you tried?

Despite the ever present threat of Covid this year, the food and drink scene in Utah has boomed unlike any other I can remember in recent memory. The following list contains nigh on two hundred different business that opened their doors around the Beehive this year: bars, coffee shops, bakeries, food trucks, delivery services and … Read more

What else is happening on menus around town?

Oquirrh market fish special

It’s not just Pretty Bird’s new Sugar House location (see this story from earlier in the week) switching things up on the menu. Here are a few specials, deals and menu updates that’ve caught the eye over the last week or so. Oquirrh It’s worth noting that this independent fine-dining destination in downtown SLC recently … Read more

Get back into the dining scene – more than forty restaurant reviews rounded up

O Falafel Etc - mezze sampler (Ya Burned It)

Don’t let January’s dull and drab palette get you down in the dumps. Instead, pull up a pew and sink your teeth into the latest edition of the roundup; more than forty restaurant reviews and write-ups from local critics, bloggers and more. Reviews and write-ups All Chay (Fairpark)https://yaburnedit.net/f/love-letter-to-all-chay-in-fairpark The Angry Korean (South Jordan)https://www.cityweekly.net/utah/mad-about-bulgogi/Content?oid=14523227 Birdhouse (SLC)https://siftey.com/birdhouse-salt-lake-city-ut-restaurant-review/ … Read more

Reader’s choice awards 2019 – the winners

R&R BBQ - three meat plate

After tabulating hundreds and hundreds of responses, and correcting oh so many spelling errors (you guys already started on the Christmas egg nog and brandies huh) the results of our very first reader’s choice awards are now in! The results are a mix of surprising, frustrating and expected. I’ll let you decide which. Lets dive … Read more

The Roundup – September 2019 – pot pies to pizza

Ginger Street - steamed sumplings (Adam Finkle, SL Mag)

Back with a boom for September is this bumper roundup up of reviews run downs and write-ups from local food media. If you’re looking for inspiration for somewhere new to dine out this week, you just found it… Reviews and write-ups Angry Korean (South Jordan)https://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/food/2019/09/06/we-found-joy-fusion-food/ Barriohttps://www.saltlakemagazine.com/utah-tacos/ Bartolo’s (Park City)https://utahstories.com/2019/07/italian-flavor-to-savor-a-visit-to-bartolos-in-park-city/ Bandera Brisket (American Fork)https://www.heraldextra.com/entertainment/dining/food-type/bbq/bandera-brisket-breaks-from-the-pack-with-tender-meats-full/article_3cc663fa-7a46-55f2-8f8f-1027a91663a5.html Beer Bar … Read more

New Spring menus, bold brunches and brand new bargain beer passes

SLC Eatery - Kimchi bowl (801eatsndrinks)

SLC Eatery First up in this months menu watch, a whole new brunch menu to get giddy over. You probably recall I waxed lyrical after checking out this new chef-driven restaurant at the start of the year. I’m pretty excited to see that their newly launched brunch service is every bit as innovative and exciting … Read more

It’s A Wrap – March 2019

The Angry Korean - philly cheesesteak with bulgogi

DABC Licenses Causing more than a few column inches this month was the failure of Heart and Soul Karaoke to secure an On-Premise Beer Only license (aka recreational license). A little backstory; Heart And Soul is a successful karaoke business out of Provo, recently opening their sophomore location in downtown SLC – the space left … Read more

New Restaurants – January 2019

Angry Korean rice bowl header

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