Restaurant review roundup – November 2017

Alamexo Cantina - plantain cakes. Credit, SLC Eats

I’m guessing like me, you’re entering day three of turkey leftovers. Days four and five are looking more and more bleak. Each day gleeful deliciousness gives way to self loathing and a new found contempt for potatoes. Should you need a break then – from the endless replating of one day’s gluttony and over shopping … Read more

Events: Stanza, Meditrina, Dine O Round, Festa Italiana, SL Mag Cocktails

Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Stanza – Stanza Italian Bistro & Wine Bar welcomes William Davis (Wilson Daniels Wines) as he presents his portfolio of paired wines with new chef Jonathan LeBlanc’s five-course tasting menu on Wednesday, September 13th @ 6:30 p.m. LeBlanc notes: Wilson Daniels carries some amazing Italian wines. I’m pairing a special tasting menu based on what’s … Read more

Restaurant review roundup – August 2017

Star Of India - samosa. Credit, Slug Mag and Talyn Sherer

There’s never an excuse to eat poorly – especially with our monthly round up of local writers and reviewers. This month sees more than 20+ reviews, profiles, interviews and more. Featured picture above courtesy of SL Mag review of Star India and photographer Talyn Sherer. Reviews Carnegie’s Public House (SLC) https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2017/08/14/first-look-carnegies-public-house-fat-jacks/ Charlotte Rose’s Carolina BBQ … Read more

First look: Carnegie’s Public House and Fat Jack’s

Carnegies - candied bacon up close

Carnegie’s Public House – I could no doubt write a sassy, epic diatribe about the conveyor belt of failure that has beset this Peery Hotel space in recent years. But I won’t. I am above that kind of thing. Well, o.k. I’m not, but I feel as though it’s shooting fish in a tin can … Read more

Restaurant review roundup – June and July 2017

Black Sheep Cafe. Credit Slug Mag and Talyn Sherer.

Seeing as the roundup took a brief hiatus last month because I forgot of extenuating and important circumstances, this months sees a double edition; a bumper crop of restaurant reviews and profiles from print press, online writers and podcasters around Utah. Get ready for the weekend and dive into the following 35+ pieces: Reviews Antica … Read more

New restaurants June – 2017

J Dawgs - hot dog. Credit, Facebook.

Albasha – New to City Creek downtown, this Greek and Lebanese inspired restaurant that claims a specialty in chicken shawarma and gyros. Count me in. Long time readers will know I’m like a moth to the flame when it comes to meat on rotating sticks. Seriously, you could lure me off a cliff edge with … Read more