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

Free dessert and tacos, DABC news, restaurant closures and deals galore

Cinnaholic - pumpkin pie roll

DABC News A relatively short DABC meeting for September with notably less action than usual. The most noteworthy item was the minor-kerfuffle over the Park City Smith’s location trying to open an onsite beer bar. Commissioners expressed concern over the layout of the proposed space. The 25 seater, beer only bar, looks set to replicate … Read more

Seasonal Mexican cooking, new drinks and dishes and dining deals

Feldman's Deli - sloppy Joe

Alamexo There’s still a couple weeks left to check out the brand new menu at Alamexo (see below) and then it’s all change again! Well, mostly changed… Starting August 1st the restaurant overhauled their menu – with a goal of printing a new menu each and every month. On the first Thursday of every month … Read more

Where to eat out this Easter Sunday in Utah 2019

Kentucky Hot Brown (Hub & Spoke Diner)

Next Sunday sees one of the bigger dining events of the year – Easter Sunday. Many restaurants up and down the Wasatch front put on grand spreads to enjoy; perfect for ending lent fasting (you have up something right?) and celebrating the holiday in style. All the following info provided directly by the restaurants in … Read more

It’s A Wrap – October 2018

The Daily - grilled cheese and tomato soup (The Daily)

DABC licenses The following is the round up from October’s DABC meeting – one of my favorite moments of the month. The outcome of these meetings always sheds some light on new restaurants, bars and breweries – not to mention changes at established businesses. Receiving new liquor licenses then… Full service licenses (beer, wine liquor) … Read more

It’s A Wrap – September 2018

Saffron Valley - biryani (Saffron Valley)

Saffron Valley Starting this Tuesday (October 2nd) and running through to Sunday (October 7th), the Sugar House location of Saffron Valley celebrates its annual Monsoon Biryani and Kebab Festival. The exploration of authentic cuisine from North and South of India seeks to offer diners a more diverse choice of dishes that might be ordinarily seen … Read more

Events: Stanza, Avenues Proper, BGR, Celebrate The Bounty

Sliders and beer at BGR Sugar House

Stanza Wednesday August 1st is the date for this downtown Italian eateries next wine dinner. The four course menu by Jonathan LeBlanc will be paired with selections from Vosca, Dolfo and Roncus. Call for reservations, price is $85 per person with the evening commencing at 6.30 p.m. prompt. Menu as follows: * Vosca Chardonnay DOC … Read more

Events: Savor The Summit 2018

Savor The Summit in 2017 - sun setting

Savor The Summit is back for 2018, and with it, a spectacular start to the Summer food and wine season proper. For my money, there couldn’t be a better way to welcome in the warmer weather – each year Savor The Summit is a wonderful event to experience. Great food and stellar drinks enjoyed in … Read more

Celebrate the bounty – $130 giveaway!

Celebrate The Boungty 2016 - Red Iguana

One more event for your calendar – and this time – a chance to win tickets to boot! Celebrate The Bounty is the last major foodie event of the season, before we all hunker down and hibernate. The event benefits Local First Utah, the local organization that seeks to energize and promote the buy local … Read more

Menu watch – October 2017

cy noodles house spicy dan dan noodles

Alamexo Cantina – This new comer to the 9th and 9th area is upto full speed and now open for lunch. Closed on Mondays the Cantina’s new hours are as follows: Tuesday – Saturday: 11.30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday: 11.30 a.m. – 9 p.m. We’ve written about the Cantina a few times recently, the … 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

Restaurant review roundup – June and July 2017

Black Sheep Cafe. Credit Slug Mag and Talyn Sherer.

Seeing as the roundup took a brief hiatus last month because I forgot of extenuating and important circumstances, this months sees a double edition; a bumper crop of restaurant reviews and profiles from print press, online writers and podcasters around Utah. Get ready for the weekend and dive into the following 35+ pieces: Reviews Antica … Read more

Events: Spencer’s, EDSLC

Eat Drink SLC - Beltex Meats prepping devilled eggs in 2016

Spencer’s For Steak And Chops – I’ve always loved the Rat Pack era vibe at Spencer’s, but the next pairing dinner featuring Balvenie Scotch and cigars to finish, sounds like it will take things to the next level. Here’s the full menu courtesy of new executive chef Sebastian Lowrey: The dinner will be held on … 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

Easter Dining 2017

Blue Sky Ranch: High West Distillery brunch and bar

Looking for 2018 Easter dining options? See here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/03/26/easter-dining-2018/ Bambara Brunch buffet 10 a.m. — 3.00 p.m. Adults $54, $44 seniors, $14 kids 12 and under Caffe Niche Ala carte brunch – menu 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Café Niche on 300 South is offering a number of specials this Easter for brunch. Items include … Read more

Tales from the DABC – February 2017

The burger at 5 Seeds in Park City. Now approved to serve beer and winepark city.

Want to get a glimpse into what’s upcoming, new and potentially delicious? The monthly DABC meeting is usually good for a few morsels to chew on. Items of interest from this months meeting include: Club Licenses No new club licenses are to to be entertained for the time being sadly; ostensibly until more concrete details … Read more

Events: WTF, Finca, Cafe Trio

copper onion mussels wtf 2016

WTF: Wine, Theatre, Food! – Following a door busting sell out in 2016, WTF is back for its second year. Mixing art, food and wine, WTF offers a night out with a selection of some of Salt Lake’s best eateries, craft spirits, and family-owned wineries. For this year’s event, food will be provided by Copper … Read more

Menu watch – November 2016

Log Haven - Seared scallops truffle risotto

Alamexo – Chef and owner Matt Lake is extremely passionate about chiles and their use in traditional Mexican cuisine. His newly created November chile festival menu will feature specials offered at dinner each evening from Thursday, November 17th through Saturday, November 19th. The Festival will culminate in a “Cooking with the Chiles of Mexico” class … Read more