Wine dinners to wind down the Summer with, don’t miss these

SLC Eatery (SLC Eats)

SLC Eatery and Bucklin wine dinner A little birdie tells me there a still a handful of seats left for this slamdunkingly (it’s a word) unmissable wine dinner at one of Utah’s most impressive – SLC Eatery. I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again, there’s magic going on here. Chef’s Paul Chamberlain and Logen … Read more

Menu watch – January 2019

EJO Korean BBQ - spicy pork, cooked in the kitchen

If you’re new to our site this year, welcome aboard! And welcome to our first menu watch of the year. Each month we look at what’s happening across local restaurant menus; updates, specials, items of timely interest. There’s always something new and interesting to check out, here’s some of the better January items to keep … Read more

First look: Black Sheep Cafe Sugar House, Chile Tepin

Black Sheep Cafe - brisket fry bread taco

Black Sheep Cafe – Or to be more precise, Black Sheep At Epic Brewing Sugar House. Quite. To my mind this is the fourth overhauling of both menu and concept for Epic Brewing’s Sugar House location. If memory serves, Robert Angelili’s fancy pub grub menu took first blood in 2013, followed by Craig Gerome’s attempt … Read more

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

Eat Drink SLC 2016

eat drink slc mo segrave daly copper common 2015

I often write about dining events in groups, but when a very special one comes along, it deserves to take center stage. Eat Drink SLC is one of those events. Indeed the inaugural event last summer was easily one of my favorite food focused events of 2015. And I’m annoyingly picky about these things. For … 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

Best of 2015 as decided by, you…

Naked Fish Sashimi selection during 2015 omakase

Tired of those boring end of year lists written by folks who couldn’t tell a blini from a bellini? If so, might we tempt you a list created by, well you, our super smart reader? Excellent. In no particular order then, here’s what got you guys the most excited and hot under the collar this … Read more

Showcase: The Annex By Epic

The Annex By Epic: Griddled spot prawns and artichoke barigoule / harissa emulsion, fennel, lemon.

If you don’t follow Gastronomic SLC on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram you might not have seen our very first featured showcase. If that’s the case please do take a moment to review your life choices up until this point. Good? Let’s move on. Throughout June we covered the sterling cuisine of The Annex By Epic … Read more

Events: The Annex, Finca, EatDrinkSLC

bouchot mussels at annex by epic brewing

The Annex by Epic Brewing – If you you’ve still to discover the culinary revolution underway at The Annex, I implore you to brush up ASAP; also, go sit in the corner for not paying attention and check out my The Annex by Epic review here. Since that particular piece, I’ve had several other exceptional … Read more

The Annex by Epic Brewing Company review

cod brandade by annex epic brewing

Check out our sister site The Utah Review today, for my latest piece on Annex by Epic Brewing. The Sugarhouse brewpub has a new chef, menu and look. Frankly it’s safe to say you can forget everything you’ve previously heard about this joint – it’s a completely new enterprise under chef Craig Gerome. Just take … Read more

Events: The Annex, Hoof and Vine, Avenues Proper, BTG, SNowbird

btg wine bar wine array

The Annex – Epic Brewing has opened its cellars to present a very limited Elder Brett tasting dinner on January 22nd at The Annex. The five course dinner will feature the original release of Elder Brett, which is now three years old, along with its younger siblings. Chef Craig Gerome has carefully selected courses that … Read more

News: Avenues Proper, The Annex, Talisman Brewing Company

Burger monday at annex by epic brewing

Avenues Proper – Last fall, Avenues Proper released a beer in collaboration with Charming Beard Coffee, and in their own words, it was arguably their most popular beer they’ve ever brewed. The beer is a Belgian Coffee Stout named Foreign Gentleman. After a year of constant requests avenues Proper has brewed a second batch of … Read more