The Roundup – February 2019

Santo Tacos (SLC Eats)

Once more it’s time to recap the best and brightest food reviews around the state. This month there are more than two dozen write ups, reviews, recaps, musings and more to inspire your weekly dining. Reviews and write ups Cool Bro’s Pizza (Rose Park)https://yaburnedit.net/f/cool-bros-pizza Curry Fried Chicken (SLC)https://utahstories.com/2019/02/currying-flavor-not-kfc-but-cfc-curry-fried-chicken/ The Daily (SLC)https://www.saltlakemagazine.com/the-daily/ Delice Bakery And Cafe … Read more

New Restaurants – August 2018

The Rising Bun - comrade fries (Rising Bun)

Arancini Snack You might remember this name from the Taste For The Space contest in 2017; the business previously competed in that contest to win a space in the South Towne Mall. That particular contest was won by the burger flipping Special Courses, but Arancini Snack is now back and in their own words, the … Read more

New Restaurants – April 2018

Rico Cocina Y Cantina - taquitos

Rico Cocina Y Tequila Bar Hungry now? I know I am. The pictures above come from the imminent updates headed to Frida Bistro; started by Rico Foods’ Jorge Fierro 8 years ago, Frida was perhaps the first big name in town to really push the envelope of Mexican cuisine. Eight years is a long time … Read more

New restaurants – January 2018

Slapfish - lobster grinder. Credit Slapfish

Avenues Bistro – Up in the Avenues, Kathie Chadbourne’s local bistro was recently acquired by the team behind downtown SLC’s Fireside On Regent. With chef Michael Richey now at the helm the menu has been given a fresh lick of flavor; dishes like moules frites and trout almondine nod heavily to a classic French bistro … 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

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