Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2022

Thanksgiving sandwich with Beltex Turkey

Before we begin, go ahead and hit that bookmark button in your browser. As ever, the following list will grow on substantially over the coming week or two. As and when restaurants post their T-Day deals and specials, I’ll be updating the following collection on a daily basis. Check back often. As a reminder, we’ve … Read more

One of a kind beer festival comes to Salt Lake City

Generic beer picture

If the current heat wave has you reaching for liquid refreshment for the suds, I’m guessing this unique event might be for for you. The inaugural Utah Brewers Guild Collab Fest is a one of a kind opportunity to taste some seriously intriguing collabs between some of Utah’s best brewers. As Teri Mumm of the … Read more

Wine to whiskey – what’s up next on the dining calendar

BTG Wine Bar - blushing beauties wine flight

BTG Sommelier Selections Wine Dinner The next event in BTG Wine Bar’s series of 2022 wine dinners is here, September 8th to be precise. Starting at 7.00 p.m. sharp guests can expect a thoughtfully prepared four course dinner paired with selections from sommelier Louis Koppel; one of the very best in Utah, and on hand … Read more

Fun food and drink events to pencil in this July

BTG Wine Bar - new Eagle building interior

Caffe Molise Argentinian wine dinner Now celebrating 29 years in business, this Italian downtown stalwart are offering their next wine dinner on July 18th. Held in the downstairs BTG Wine Bar space, sommelier Louis Koppel will host Vino del Sol – Argentinian wine specialists. Starting at 7.00 p.m. the evening will see a four course … Read more

Open Streets returns with a busy Summer of food events

Eva back patio with Bucklin wine

I promised you a busy Summer of food-driven fun, and well, here it is; starting with one of the big comebacks for 2022 – the re-introduction of Open Streets. First trialled as a way to encourage safe, open-air drinking and dining during the early throes of C19, the initiative has been a huge hit with … Read more

Mother’s Day 2022 menus and events galore

Flanker Kitchen - lobster bites

Mother’s Day dining 2022 in Utah This weekend sees one of the biggest events on the food calendar; and as ever, we have the biggest roundup in town. Below, all the extra special Mother’s Day 2022 menus we know of. Unless otherwise stated, all the menus listed below are for May 8th itself. Menu items … Read more

Easter 2022 – where and what to eat in Salt Lake City

Catch Sitka Wild Alaskan Applewood Smoked Fish

Easter Sunday falls on April 17th this, and with it, an inevitable slew of brunch menus, buffets and dining specials. Below are all of the Easter dining options for 2022 we know of in SLC. Be sure to bookmark the page and check back later – we will continue to update the page as we … Read more

Valentine’s Day dining in SLC 2022

Catch Sitka Wild Alaskan Applewood Smoked Fish

Here’s your timely reminder that Valentine’s 2022 is headed your way fast. There’s three weeks to the big dining day as I write, and if you want to impress your special other, it’s time to get that meal planned now. Below is a list of all the 2022 menus and specials we’ve heard about so … Read more

Christmas and NYE 2021 dining in Salt Lake City

The Gateway plaza with Christmas lights

I know the feeling. Thanksgiving dinner is still a very raw, fresh memory right? The frenzied dance of pots and pans, the subsequent clean up, the days and days of increasingly determined leftover eating. What sane person wants to repeat that so soon? Check out the following list of options for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day … Read more

What’s on the dining event calendar this week

Bewilder Brewing sampler

Bewilder Brewing dinner and tour If you’ve managed to survive this Monday’s windstorm with fence and roof intact – relax at this food and beer event tomorrow night (Tuesday October 25th) at Bewilder Brewing. Starting at 6.30 p.m. sharp, enjoy a five course paired menu alongside four 8 o.z. beers – including a special new … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2021

Thanksgiving plate with Beltex

Turkey day is right around the corner folks, and this year, well I think this year is gonna be a busy one. Expect tables to book out quickly, shelves to get cleared out double quick. Remember those turkeys I told you to get your paws on last week? Beltex moved around 200 of the birds … Read more

What’s next on the SLC foodie event calendar

Log Haven Halloween

Log Haven gets spooky “Haunted Haven” is back at this fine dining restaurant in Millcreek Canyon. Take the scenic drive up and on October 29th, 30th and 31st enjoy a range of spooky specials by chef Dave Jones, not least a range of specialty cocktails too. Due to the Covid concerns the restaurant will be … Read more

Dining events not to miss plus Father’s Day specials

Manoli’s lamb roast Head to SLC’s finest Greek restaurant this Thursday (June 17th) and you’ll catch owner Manoli Katsanevas and team doing what they do best – spit roasting a whole lamb! Pictured above is the man himself doing just that at the Meet Your Maker event back in 2019. As well as this seasonal … Read more

Restaurants offering sign on bonuses amidst hiring crunch

Copper Onion - sauteed mushrroms with egg (Copper Onion)

Many theories abound for the current hiring crisis in the hospitality industry. While some posit that the government’s Covid-stimulus actions are causing workers to sit care free at home, data (and critical thinking if that’s your thing) from the DWS shows that really isn’t the case. For the most part the industry has seen an … Read more

Mother’s Day 2021 dining – options galore

Vosges Chocolates - Spring Uzume collection

It’s one of the biggest dining days of the year and it’s right around the corner. Mother’s Day 2021 looks set to much grander than 2020’s washed out affair, thanks C19… The following are all the current restaurant specials we know of in Utah for the big day (May 9th). as well as a few … Read more

Upcoming food and drink events for your calendar

Francks - fried chicken

Franck’s The restaurant biz is known for its particularly high attrition rate for would be new restaurants. For most businesses, celebrating a first full successful year is an achievement. That’s why the marking of fifteen years in business is especially auspicious. Which is what this Cottonwood Heights mainstay are going on April 19th. Starting at … Read more

Utah Easter dining and dishes to go 2021

Easter meal from Hub And Spoke

2021’s list of Easter dining options still isn’t back to the heady heights of the before times but if you’re headed out this April 4th – or looking to bring food home to your own table – there are still several solid options this year. It goes without saying, reservations are required for most of … Read more

Valentine’s Day 2021 in Utah

Harmons hot cocoa bombs

Every year my advice is the same: if you really want to treat that special someone in you life, skip the 14th of February. Seriously, go a week before, go a week later, just avoid one of the busiest dining days on the regular calendar. If you have your mind set though, there are plenty … Read more

Check out these New Year Eve’s dining specials

Last Hurrah SLC (David Newkirk Photography)

It’s time to raise a glass, fork, spoon; heck even a club, lets just dispatch with 2020 as swiftly as we can. On the menu this year, it’s slimmer pickings than recent years, but there are still a few seats around town if you’re at a loose end. You will need to act fast mind … Read more

A sneak peak at new restaurants, sad closures and menu updates

Graffiti Bao - angus beef pho

Restaurant closures First up, a quick look at this month’s restaurant casualties; remember we’re keeping a running tally of all the Covid-crushed businesses here too. Mazza Sandy – Following on from the shuttering of the 9th and 9th location, the popular Lebanese restaurant group, which only a while ago numbered three, is now down to … Read more