Dining Out: HSL

HSL - dessert 2

Restaurants tend to be as every bit ephemeral as the dishes they serve. In a world where today’s bus boy is tomorrow’s sous chef – a restaurant is very much an ensemble piece, a fluid orchestra of players carefully conducted. At HSL in Salt Lake City, Briar Handly is the maestro, marshaling together an incredibly … Read more

News: Even Stevens, Faces Of Food, Kyoto, Stanza, Honeybee Festival

Sunny Tsogbadrakh Naked Fish

Even Stevens Sandwiches – It gives me great pleasure to make note of the story on the ES blog today. The past few days saw the business smash through the amazing milestone of over half a million sandwiches donated to local charities. Let’s take a second and think about that. That’s 500,000 times someone was … Read more

New restaurants around SLC – May 2016

johnny utah at proper burger

Proper Pub and Proper Burger – In March I wrote a brief preview of these two new operations for Utah Stories. Shortly after that I also attended a soft opening to kick the tires as it were. Thankfully none fell off and there was beer, good beer. The pub side of things looks to have … Read more

News: Avenues Proper, Park City, URA

Avenues Proper – Up in the Avenues, the neighborhood’s namesake Proper Pub has a trio of updates. The upscale mini-brewpub was recently granted a Summer Seasonal Club license from the DABC. This means that after some brief remodeling to appease state requirements the business will unveil the all new “Proper Bar”; essentially a separated bar … Read more

Events: Martine, Silver Fork Lodge, Riverhorse On Main, Stroll of Park City

riverhorse on main dining room

Martine Cafe – This evening at 6:30 p.m. join Martine in welcoming Scott Slobin, CWS of The Winebow Group – Mundo Vino for ‘an evening in Spain’. For a paltry fee of just $18 enjoy an exclusive taste of three wines paired with bites by Chef Tom Grant. The three featured wineries are as follows: … Read more