Twenty of the best dishes I just ate around Salt Lake City

The Pearl - pork belly and egg rolls

As well as scouring our streets for the new and notable, you’ll also find me overstaying my welcome at a range of well established restaurants too. Seeing as my iPhone has more pictures of plates of food than close family members, I figured it was time to share a few recent ones with you. For … Read more

Pie N Beer day returns with 9,000 slices o’ pie

The Pie - buffalo ranch

According to the folks over at the Downtown Alliance, that’s the number of pies and slices set to fly off the proverbial shelves at this year’s Pie N Beer day event. The popular Summertime bash which has taken a two year covid-break, is back for 2022, and back with style I might add. If you’re … Read more

SLC restaurant celebrates nine years with big bash

Avenues Proper - patio dining (Avenues Proper)

With many restaurants ready to pop the cork after battling through a year in the biz, it’s a resounding endorsement for any restaurant to celebrate NINE years. That’s exactly what Avenues Proper will be doing this Sunday, and hopefully you’ll want to raise a glass with them too. The Avenue’s neighborhood hang out opened nearly … Read more

Wine, whiskey, sake and more – events for your food calendar

High West at Blue Sky Ranch in Wanship

Duo of James Beard events at High West A brace of events will hit the High West Wanship location at the end of the week (April 8th and 9th). Both support the James Bead Open for Good Campaign. Here’s the details from the presser: The James Beard Foundation selects High West to host two Friends … Read more

What’s on the dining event calendar this week

Bewilder Brewing sampler

Bewilder Brewing dinner and tour If you’ve managed to survive this Monday’s windstorm with fence and roof intact – relax at this food and beer event tomorrow night (Tuesday October 25th) at Bewilder Brewing. Starting at 6.30 p.m. sharp, enjoy a five course paired menu alongside four 8 o.z. beers – including a special new … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2021

Thanksgiving plate with Beltex

Turkey day is right around the corner folks, and this year, well I think this year is gonna be a busy one. Expect tables to book out quickly, shelves to get cleared out double quick. Remember those turkeys I told you to get your paws on last week? Beltex moved around 200 of the birds … Read more

Utah restaurants still plagued by staff shortages

Tsunami - spicy masa roll

Following on from our August deep dive into the challenges facing the hospitality industry, little seems to be have changed for the beset sector. Indeeed if anything, things are actually trending worse for many restaurant operators. In that last article, I pointed out that many businesses had begun touting a hopeful $15 per hour wage … Read more

Bookmark these dates for your next foodie night out

After a weekend of getting your fill of pie and beer, presumably you’re now in the mood for something a little more exotic? Never fear, the dining calendar keeps piling up with fabulous event after event. Here’s what’s coming up over the next few weeks. Taqueria 27 Herradura tasting In the first of this year’s … Read more

Upcoming food and drink events for your calendar

Francks - fried chicken

Franck’s The restaurant biz is known for its particularly high attrition rate for would be new restaurants. For most businesses, celebrating a first full successful year is an achievement. That’s why the marking of fifteen years in business is especially auspicious. Which is what this Cottonwood Heights mainstay are going on April 19th. Starting at … Read more

Score a great restaurant bargain before this program ends

Stop In Utah deals continue New deals continue to pop up on the Shop In Utah program funded by the state. If my severely hazy memory recollects – this will be depleted pretty much any day now. With that in mind, here’s a current round up of some of the more interesting deals and discounts … Read more

Mother’s Day 2020 dining, restaurants re-opening and more

Saffron Valley lunch buffet to go

Mother’s Day 2020 I don’t know if it was my dispirited take on the outlook for this years proceedings, but restaurants have stepped up a gear this week. A whole slew of options for Mother’s Day are now available. Here are the ones we know about so far, we will keep updating on a daily … Read more

Where to eat this weekend? Don’t miss the hottest dining news

Taqueria 27 beef tacos

Curbside updates As ever, be sure to check out our complete curbside dining list here. As well as that complete list here are all the recent updates and changes you might want to check out too: Alamexo – A brand new menu for curbside pickup has rolled out at our favorite Mexican restaurant. Check out … Read more

Family dinners, special deals, restaurants giving back and more

The Pie - buffalo ranch

New curbside updates Avenues Proper – You’ll need to head into the restaurant if you want beer to go (still available), but you can order food delivered to the curb for minimal interaction. Here’s the menu. Feldman’s Deli – The menu remains the same and amazing as ever, but this East side spot has now … Read more

Burgers to Brovember – five of the best food events

BGR Sugar House - Western BBQ burger

BGR Winter menu preview Love burgers? Love beer? I guess I should really ask, have a pulse? If you can answer yes to those three, check out the next event at Sugar House’s Burgers Grilled Right on November 13th (6-7.30 p.m.) The evening will showcase a trio of new Winter menu options (plated as smaller … Read more

Food and drink events to check out now – five of the best

Cupbop - ugly bop bowl

Boo!Stillery Tonight’s the night (Friday October 18th) for Slug Mag’s Boo!stillery festival. This brand new event is a halloween-themed spin on SLUG Mag’s regular Brewstillery festival. Attendees can sample a variety of boos, sorry booze, from local brewers and distillers alike. Boo!stillery will also feature local food trucks and artisans. Tickets for the 21+ event are priced … Read more

Wine, beer and mezcal – events coming up for all tastes

BTG Wine Bar - blushing beauties wine flight

Looking to brighten up the week? Looking for a sip or sample beyond the Summer deluge of BBQs and salads? Check out these upcoming food and drink events in SLC. Coming up on the calendar first… Wine pairing dinner at BTG Guests at this wine pairing dinner can meet wine marker Stephen Hagen on Wednesday … Read more

Beer on the patio, wine in the mountains, dining events galore

SLC Eatery - scallops (Siftey reviews)

Patio dining at Avenues Proper July’s al fresco experience at this Avenues pub features the unique concoctions of Alpine Distilling out of Park City. Seating is capped at 18 for this fun event on Wednesday evening (July 10th). Proceedings begin at a grown up time of 8 p.m. and cost is $35 for drinks and … Read more

Stunning new restaurant menus, Father’s Day specials and more

Log Haven - bison with sweet potato orzo

Log Haven Hungry yet? This is just a small sampling from the new eye popping menu at Log Haven. As ever, chef Dave Jones’ menu reads like a million bucks, blending up a mix of mountain-rustic and International inspiration; there are crab cakes with coconut milk, theres a Caesar salad with Jones’ well trod Southwestern … Read more