Raise a glass at these upcoming events including Utah craft brews, rose wine and more

SLC Eatery - prep kitchen at work

SLC Eatery rose wine dinner I’d recommend you snap up tickets for this May 16th event ASAP; the night for SLC Eatery’s first ever wine pairing dinner. While I don’t have details of exactly what’s on the menu for the evening – I can almost guarantee it’s going to be knock your socks off amazing. … Read more

It’s A Wrap – March 2019

The Angry Korean - philly cheesesteak with bulgogi

DABC Licenses Causing more than a few column inches this month was the failure of Heart and Soul Karaoke to secure an On-Premise Beer Only license (aka recreational license). A little backstory; Heart And Soul is a successful karaoke business out of Provo, recently opening their sophomore location in downtown SLC – the space left … Read more

Events – Meditrina, Stanza, Current, Undercurrent

Meditrina

Meditrina – Right now you’re probably all abuzz about Thanksgiving but trust me, before you know it, you’ll be scowling at anyone who dares mention turkey or pie. O.k. let’s not go too far, there’s always room for pie and pie talk. At any rate, now is a great time to schedule in a dining … Read more

It’s a wrap – July 2017

Evan Lewandowski of Ruth Lewandowski wines testing soil samples

Utah Wine – Ruth Lewandowski Wines, arguably Utah’s premier wine maker, might soon be making the leap to 100% Utah based production. The planting of Utah based vines has been long time in the making – and things are still preciously balanced – but keep your fingers and toes crossed with owner and winemaker, Evan … Read more

Events: Avenues Proper, Tastemakers, Negroni Week, Porch, Utah Beer Festival

Negroni at Stanza

Avenues Proper – Tomorrow evening (May 31st) is the next cellar pairing at Avenues Proper. At these monthly events, the restaurant pairs creative cuisine with a range of local craft brews, most opened fresh from the cellar especially for the event. May’s event costs just $55 per person and menu is as follows: * Oysters, … Read more

Events: Bambara, Meditrina, Snowbird Brewfest

bambara fancy flatware

Bambara – On Thursday June 2nd (6-8 p.m.) the critically acclaimed (not to mention loved) Cinder Wines will be the showpiece winery for a mix and mingle event at Bambara. Cinder winemaker Melanie Krause will join guests as they sample four of her world class wines paired with chef Nathan Powers equally acclaimed cuisine. Food … Read more

Drink News: Vida Tequila, Crowler, Ruth Lewandowski

Vida New Fashioned cocktail by Cherie Bartleson

Vida Tequila * – Inspiration is like finding free street parking in downtown SLC on your first pass: elusive and fleeting. When it comes to wanting to pour a glass of something strong, if you’re like me: brain, don’t work, no more. A pint glass of vodka is the best I can manage at times. … Read more

Valentine Dining Salt Lake City 2015

finca menu at new location

Much like half price sushi (also see: discount parachutes) – I’d normally advise you to run away as fast as you can from a restaurant on Valentines Day. As one of the busiest days in a restaurant’s calendar, it’s unsurprising that both kitchen and service staff can be stretched thin – at times making for … Read more

Events: Ruth Lewandowksi Wines, Meditrina, Alamexo

alamexo side table setting

Meditrina – Winemaker Rick Longoria of Longoria Winery joins small-plates specialist Meditrina for an evening of four courses and four beautiful wines on Thursday, October 30 at 7:00 PM. The menu for the event is as follows Course one * Poached pear and arugula salad, pistachio vinaigrette * Longoria Pinot Grigio Course two * Wild … Read more

Events: Pago, Frida Bistro, Finca, Franck’s

ransom wine and spirits bottles

Pago Rose Advocacy Wine Dinner Tomorrow night join the Pago team for their yearly Rose Advocacy Dinner, part of their summer sommelier series. Pago’s Evan Lewandowski cautioned us: “If you were lucky, you secured a seat to last year’s event. If not, you were likely tortured by the Instagram and Facebook photos, as it was … Read more

Events: Pago, Food And Wine Classic, Franck’s

pago bastille day dinner 2014 cannon pictrue

Pago Bastille Day Dinner Celebrate Bastille Day this Monday, July 14th with Pago. The evening kicks off at 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 6.30 p.m. Cost is $40 for wine and $40 for food. This intro from house sommelier Evan Lewandowski is free: “Holidays are ever-funny things. If you’re anything at all like me, … Read more

Upcoming Foodie Events

dish from savory salt lake

Hope you’re hungry. There are a plateful of fantastic foodie events on the upcoming calendar. Here are some of our picks for the best in the weeks ahead. Summer Sommelier Series Pago’s 2014 Summer Sommelier Series of focused wine dinners kicks off on April 24th featuring cuisine inspired by Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region. The event features … Read more