Twenty of the best dishes I just ate around Salt Lake City

The Pearl - pork belly and egg rolls

As well as scouring our streets for the new and notable, you’ll also find me overstaying my welcome at a range of well established restaurants too. Seeing as my iPhone has more pictures of plates of food than close family members, I figured it was time to share a few recent ones with you. For … Read more

Restaurant closures, DABC latest and all the food news highlights

Spitz - doner wrap with beast mode upgrade

DABC news In the absence of commissioner John T. Nielsen, vice-chairman Thomas Jacobson rattled through the November DABC get together at a brisk pace. As well as lots of newly minted restaurant licenses (see below), the commission confirmed that the state is currently out of bar licenses; moreover through 2020 only four more may be … Read more

The Roundup – January 2019

It’s been a few months since we featured a review roundup, like our ever stalling weather, write ups are as thin on the ground as the snow. At this time of the year food writers are typically more concerned with adding a few layers of Winter blubber, than writing about this and that. I can … 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

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

Restaurant Review Roundup – November 2015

shoyu fried chicken at rye

Any day now you’ll be eating over cooked turkey, bags and bags of sugar, bemoaning the resulting tryptophanic coma and probably, having an argument with that one relative you really don’t relate to at all. In the interim, may we suggest a *really* good meal to bolster the soul, and these two dozen reviews from … Read more