Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2019

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Who doesn’t eat turkey on Thanksgiving?The turkey duh, cos he’s always stuffed! 2021 UPDATE – looking for where to eat in 2021. Check out the 2021 edition of our Turkey day roundup here. That ones free, you’re welcome. If you decide to cook the big dinner at home this year though – you’re gonna need … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining 2018

Thanksgiving day dining 2016

Update: Thanksgiving 2019 For 2019 dining options see this post here. Original 2018 post Turkey day is almost upon us once again. As ever, if the thought of cooking up a storm in the kitchen sends shivers down your spine – we’ve got the perfect solution – have someone else do the hard work. The … Read more

Menu watch – July 2018

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017 - Park City Culinary Institute desserts

Taste Of The Wasatch As promised last week, I’m excited to unveil the full and final menu for this years Taste Of The Wasatch. In case you needed any last convincing this decadent menu should help you make the right decision. Indeed the only real decision will be where to start on August 5th, smoked … Read more

Mother’s Day Dining 2018

Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Feel free to insert your own cliche about “treating mom to something special this year”; instead look at it as a way – you’re going to get a great meal too – so plan accordingly. Here are some of the best options around town for this years Mother’s Day. Check back soon for more as … Read more

Menu Watch – February 2018

current fish and oyster interior

Current Fish And Oyster – Dungeness crab – the jewel of the Pacific Northwest – is finally in season. Executive chef Alan Brines is offering nightly specials with fresh-off-the-boat Dungeness crab from the coastal waters of Oregon from February 10th until the 28th (except Valentine’s Day). The kitchen’s offerings will change slightly each evening taking … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining 2017

Cuisine Unlimited - full Turkey dinner catered and delivered

Looking for Thanksgiving 2018 dining? Check out our latest post for 2018: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2018/ 2017… The clock is ticking, and maybe the dread too, November 23rd beckons! If the idea of cooking up a storm for family far and wide fills you with terror, maybe this year hit up a local restaurant. Let someone else take … Read more

Events: Dine About, Feast Of The Five Senses, Under Current, Encore Bistro

Feast Of The Five Senses 2016 - passed appetizers

Park City Dine About – Now in its fifth year, this annual event is back and in full swing until Sunday, October 15th. The two-week dining event features discounted two-course lunches ($10-$15) and three-course dinners ($20-$40) at some of Park City’s biggest names. 31 restaurants are participating in the 2017 event as follows: $10 two … Read more

Menu Watch – April 2017

Manoli's Salt Lake City

Cafe Trio – A change to the man behind the menu, as Logen Crew moves to the executive chef position at the Trio Restaurant Group. Crew is already at work creating the new menu for the group’s next venture – Café Trio Park City, scheduled to open May 1, 2017 at Kimball Junction directly across … Read more

Christmas and New Years Dining 2016

Current Oysters

Christmas Eve The Aerie, Snowbird Four course menu 5-9 p.m. $59 Apex @ Montage, Deer Valley Four-course prix fixe $135 per guest, $45 for children 5-12 Brass Tag, Deer Valley Three-course prix fixe $50 per guest, $25 optional wine pairing Caffe Niche Regular menu with specials 8.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m. Specials include: wild organic … Read more

Thanksgiving dining 2016

Thanksgiving day dining 2016

Looking for Thanksgiving 2017 options? See the our 2017 Thanksgiving piece here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2017/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2017/ The following info is from 2016: If the thought of spending hours laboring over a hot stove, only to be rewarded for your efforts with hours of uncle Barry’s thoughts on the recent elections – has you banging your head against the … Read more

Menu watch July 2016

Alamexo: puerco tacos

Alamexo – As we mentioned last week, taco Thursdays are now in full swing at chef Matt Lake’s refined Mexican restaurant. And what’s more they’re all a dollar, yep, a dollar. Changing each week, the bar area is offering both a meat and vegetarian taco, a dollar each, from 5-6.30 p.m. You could probably buy … Read more

Valentines’ Day 2016 dining

alamexo tableside guacamole

Alamexo For El Dia del Amor y la Amistad, chef Matt Lake and his culinary team will be cooking up a number of dinner specials in addition to the normal menu: * Especial de la Cocina – Filet de Res con Ricado Negro: Filet mignon seasoned with black chile paste, served with handkerchief tamale, jalapeño … Read more

Easter Brunch Dining In SLC 2015

Oasis Cafe Patio with Diners

Looking for somewhere special to celebrate this Easter? We’ve cobbled together a quick guide to who, what and where you might what to consider brunch this April 5th. It goes without saying, reservations are highly recommended. SLC and valley Bambara* Buffet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $46 adults, $20 for children 5-12, children under 5 … Read more

Christmas and New Years dining 2014

Oasis Cafe Beet Tower Appetizer

Looking for some inspiration on where to dine this festive season? Check out some of the restaurants open for Christmas and New Years 2014: Christmas Eve Bambara * – will be ringing in the holidays this year with style. Executive chef Nathan Powers’ new winter menus will be the stars, along with decadent dinner specials … Read more

Thanksgiving Day Dining Options 2014 In SLC

r and r bbq smoked turkey

It’s that time of the year. The turkey won’t cook itself (I think there’s an app coming out next year though) and your family won’t rest until they’re stuffed to the gills. Increasingly restaurant’s are looking to take the load off of the overwhelmed home cook though. Here are a few Thanksgiving day dining options … Read more

Restaurant Review Roundup – October 2014

Week already dragging you down? Not to worry, check out these 20+ restaurant reviews from local bloggers in the October 2014 roundup – and start making weekend plans right away. Featured image, Aristo’s garlicky Skordalia, courtesy of Random Acts Of Kelliness‘ review of Aristo’s below. Aristo’s http://www.randomactsofkelliness.com/2014/10/aristos-salt-lake-city.html Aristo’s http://www.slcfoodradar.com/2014/09/28/aristos/ Brass Tag http://www.theslcfoodie.com/2014/09/17/deer-valley-brass-tag/ Copper Common http://heartbeatnosh.com/2014/10/10/copper-common-salt-lake-city/ … Read more

Events: Willamette Valley Vineyards, Grand America, Winos For Rhinos, Celebrate The Bounty

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Join Cucina Deli on Sunday October 5th, 6 p.m. as they celebrate not only fall but the wines of Willamette Valley Vineyards. This very special fall wine dinner crafted by Cucina chef Matt Velarde will also be hosted by Willamette’s Kaeli Laxson too – who will be on hand to discuss the evenings wines. Local … Read more