Free dessert and tacos, DABC news, restaurant closures and deals galore

Cinnaholic - pumpkin pie roll

DABC News A relatively short DABC meeting for September with notably less action than usual. The most noteworthy item was the minor-kerfuffle over the Park City Smith’s location trying to open an onsite beer bar. Commissioners expressed concern over the layout of the proposed space. The 25 seater, beer only bar, looks set to replicate … 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

Feast Of The Five Senses 2018

Feast Of The Five Senses - Vietnamese salad from Tom Grant

Marking it’s 14th year in 2018 is Slow Food Utah’s big bash of all things local. On October 21st the culinary smorgasbord returns, taking place at a brand new venue, specifically the Salt Lake City Masonic Temple; yep SLC’s prime example of Egyptian revival architecture on South Temple will be the intriguing 2018 host location. … Read more

Events: Avenues Proper, Bambara, Meet Your Maker

Bambara - Wasatch Summer beer dinner - radish salad

Bambara Those delicious looking pictures you ask? They’re from Bambara’s first beer pairing dinner of the year, just over a month ago now. Devised and executed by the talented (sous chef) Jerry Pacheco, the dinner represented something of a more relaxed break for the restaurant. If you missed the first event, don’t worry, the team … Read more

The Roundup – June 2018

Fatboy Phillies - Philly cheesesteak (Redneck Food Rambles)

This month, a little more than twenty or so reviews of restaurants, food trucks, cafes and more that you need to know about around town. Particularly hot right now? Murray’s Fatboy Phillies seems to be the word on everyone’s lips, or should that be cheesesteaks in bellies. This modest newcomer on State Street is serving … Read more

Menu watch – June 2018

Windy Ridge breakfast

Windy Ridge Cafe / Bill White Farms Breakfast is coming to the menu this weekend at Park City’s Windy Ridge Cafe. Starting at 8 a.m. each Saturday and Sunday, dishes include items such as: * Country breakfast – two Bill White Farm eggs, crispy yukon home fries + sourdough toast, choice of bacon or sausage … Read more

Menu watch – May 2018

Spencer's - millionaire's bacon (Spencer's)

Spencer’s For Steaks And Chops A new menu has rolled out at the classic American steak house in downtown SLC. Both lunch and dinner menus at Spencer’s have a range of refreshed items, not least the millionaire’s bacon which prompted Mary Brown Malouf to proclaim it the best bacon she’s ever tasted. No small praise: … 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

Events: Taste Of The Wasatch, SLC Taco Fest, Stanza

Taste Of The Wasatch - plate of food from 2016

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017 – Last nag about this one. Tickets are almost sold out, but if you act especially quick, you might snag one of the few remaining ones. My advice is you do. If you need any last encouragement to get a ticket to the best food event and fundraiser of the … 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

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017

Taste Of The Wasatch 2016 - Riverhorse On Main cuisine

Roll up your sleeves folks, or should I say, put yer eatin’ pants on; because come August 6th, Taste Of The Wasatch is back for 2017. Arguably the highlight of the Summer food festival scene – the event is a blitz of gourmet food and beverages like no other. More than 50 restaurants head to … Read more

Events: Spencer’s, EDSLC

Eat Drink SLC - Beltex Meats prepping devilled eggs in 2016

Spencer’s For Steak And Chops – I’ve always loved the Rat Pack era vibe at Spencer’s, but the next pairing dinner featuring Balvenie Scotch and cigars to finish, sounds like it will take things to the next level. Here’s the full menu courtesy of new executive chef Sebastian Lowrey: The dinner will be held on … Read more

Menu watch – June 2017

Blue Sky Ranch: High West Distillery, whiskey flight

Blind Dog Restaurant And Sushi – Park City is always a reliable destination to beat the Summer heat and if you currently have that in mind, the patio at this restaurant is now open. Enjoy seafood, sushi, steaks, wine and cocktails as the sun sets behind the Wasatch. As well as the patio opening, a … Read more

Restaurant review roundup – April 2017

Carnitas at Cantina De Alamexo. Credit SLC Eats.

Our latest roundup of writers and podcasters across the Wasatch Front – stacked to the brim with dining destinations. More than thirty items to sink your teeth into this month; if you can’t find something tasty, you’re doing it wrong. Alamexo (SLC) https://www.801eats.com/single-post/2017/03/09/Alamexo Alamexo Cantina (SLC) https://slceats.com/2017/03/30/preview-alamexo-cantina/ Black Sheep (Provo) http://www.femalefoodie.com/restaurant-reviews/provo-brunch-at-black-sheep-cake/ Black Sheep At Epic … Read more

New restaurants – February 2017

cantina de alamexo chorizo flautas

Cantina De Alamexo – This new restaurant from Alamexo chef and owner Matt Lake isn’t quite ready for prime time just quite yet, but I couldn’t resist sharing a glimpse of what to expect after a recent preview meal I enjoyed; enjoyed is putting it mildly, I’ve done nothing since but sit in a drooling … Read more