Where to eat in Salt Lake City this week – 30+ ideas

De Los Muertos Mexican Restaurant - chicken mole burrito

I know you’re like me. I know you’re sat there scrolling through your ‘Toks and your ‘Grams and your Yelps (hehe, remember that). A numbing parade of indifference, none inspiring you where to eat tonight. Let me help you fellow indecisive. The following is a recap of the places and plates I’ve found myself at … Read more

Beer, wine, cider and two thousand dollar dinners – mark your calendars

Galen Zamarra (Yuta)

With the multi-month holiday season looming large ahead, now’s the time we see a final special event hurrah from restaurants; after that, it’s two months of grueling turkey dinners and relatives you haven’t seen since last year, rehashing the same old ill advised jokes. So get your calendar ready. Here’s a few notable events to … Read more

More than two dozen great dishes to check out around SLC

Flanker - The Big Tacowski

Barely a month has passed since I trolleyed this collection of plates before your eyes, and based off of the feedback, you want even more. In no particular order then, here are two dozen or so notables that’s been plated in front of me over the past few weeks. Hopefully it gives you some dining … Read more

Fried chicken to fine dining – what’s new on the dining scene

The Crack Shack

Ascent Kitchen For those last few of you, belligerently clinging to new year resolutions – or those just arterially kaput from yet another fried chicken sandwich – check out this new healthy option with a trio of locations across the valley. The business moves seamlessly into the former Pulp Lifestyle spots (Downtown, Liberty Park, Sandy), … Read more

Copper Common 2.0 brings big city feel to downtown SLC

Copper Common - nduja and mussels

In the movie world, sequels are often greeted with more skepticism than optimism; for every Godfather II there’s far too many a Blues Brothers 2000. When I took an hour to sit down with Ryan Lowder (impresario of the likes of Copper Onion, The Daily etc) this week it was to talk about the recent … Read more

Business closures, menu updates, news galore

CAmpos Coffee - corned beef hash (Campos)

Campos Coffee shuts up shop in North America The next week sees the final few days of Campos Coffee’s brace of Utah based businesses, located in SLC and Park City respectively. Indeed, the last year of covid-borne chaos has resulted in the shuttering of the Aussie-based businesses US operations entirely. Writing on their website this … Read more

Cocktails, BBQ, sake, feasts aplenty – five fab food events

Kaze Sushi - maki roll

Cocktail contest shakedown This Sunday, more than twenty of SLC’s best restaurants will go head to head to be crowned the winner of Salt Lake Magazine’s Farm-To-Glass Cocktail Contest Shakedown. If you’re free, you can sample all the entrants efforts – each tasked with using local and seasonal ingredients in their cocktail creations. Participating restaurants … Read more

It’s A Wrap – January 2019

The Rose Establishment - avocado toast (saltplatecity)

We took December off from the wrap up, as general food news was a little thin on the ground over the holiday period. As such this wrap up covers both December 2018 and January 2019. First up, all the winners from the last couple of DABC meetings. DABC Licenses Bar licenses Competition was fierce over … Read more

Menu watch – June 2018

Windy Ridge breakfast

Windy Ridge Cafe / Bill White Farms Breakfast is coming to the menu this weekend at Park City’s Windy Ridge Cafe. Starting at 8 a.m. each Saturday and Sunday, dishes include items such as: * Country breakfast – two Bill White Farm eggs, crispy yukon home fries + sourdough toast, choice of bacon or sausage … Read more

Eat Drink SLC 2017

Eat Drink SLC - HSL summer fruit in 2016

One of everyone’s favorite summer parties is back in less than four weeks time. The Third Annual Eat Drink SLC returns to Tracy Aviary on July 6th and with it, a bevvy of food and drink providers (full list at end of this article). The garden party of the summer runs from 6.30 to 9.30pm … 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

Events: Cannella’s, Negroni Week, Spencers

classic negroni with beehive gin

Cannella’s – If you’re looking for something to liven up your Wednesday (June 8th) this week – what about a Night Of New Zealand Wine at Cannella’s Restaurant and Lounge with Vine Lore’s Tamerin Smith. Dinner begins at 6.30 p.m. and cost is $30 for food and $30 for wine. Menu is as follows: * … Read more

Restaurant Review Roundup – April 2016

maki sushi roll at shabu shabu

Got plans for the weekend yet? If dining out happens to be on your horizon, check out the following 35+ restaurant reviews from local bloggers. Featured above, maki sushi from Shabu, from the Heartbeat nosh review of Shaby in Park City. Alamexo (SLC) https://heartbeatnosh.com/2016/03/31/alamexo-mexican-kitchen-salt-lake-city/ All Chay (Rose Park) http://slqirty.blogspot.com/2016/02/all-chay.html Art City Donuts (Food truck varies) … 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