Beer, wine, cider and two thousand dollar dinners – mark your calendars

Galen Zamarra (Yuta)

With the multi-month holiday season looming large ahead, now’s the time we see a final special event hurrah from restaurants; after that, it’s two months of grueling turkey dinners and relatives you haven’t seen since last year, rehashing the same old ill advised jokes. So get your calendar ready. Here’s a few notable events to … 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

Wine dinners and soft openings – five of the best

Birdhouse - peri peri chicken sandwich

With the holidays looming large and plates turning to turkey and turnips – now’s the time to treat yourself to something different. Before your diet turns to nothing but cruciferous and root veggies, here are five of the best coming up over the next week or so. SLC Eatery On Monday December 16th (6.30 p.m.) … Read more

Events: Meditrina, Red Rock, Eat Drink SLC

Meditrina

Meditrina The next tasting event at Meditrina focuses on local craft cider maker – Mountain West. Held on June 27th (6.30 p.m. onwards) the event features four light bites each with a cider pairing. Cost is just $25 for food and $25 for cider; $10 from every ticket will also be donated to Souther Utah … Read more

Events: We Olive, Red Rock, Avenues Proper, BTG

Red Rock Brewing - award winning craft brews

We Olive Tomorrow night (6.30-8.30 p.m.) head to Trolley Square’s We Olive as they welcome Talisman Brewery. Get a chance to meet the owners and brewers of this Ogden brewery. There’ll be a sampling of 4 of Talisman’s tasty craft beers, each paired with small bite by We Olive. For home brewers through to beer … Read more

Events: The Aerie, BTG, Under Current, Chocolate And Cheese

The Aerie interior. Credit, The Aerie

The Aerie As part of Snowbird’s 2018 Pairing Series of wine dinners, Obsidian Ridge owner Arpad Molnar will be joining the Vine Lore team at The Aerie restaurant for a special meal on March 31st. Cocktails and appetizers will be served at 6.30 pm. with a four course seated dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Menu … Read more

Events: BTG, Tupelo, Avenues Proper, Cafe Niche

Wine grower Will Bucklin

BTG Wine Bar – Looking to start the weekend early? Head down to BTG tonight (Thursday, February 22nd) and join wine grower Will Bucklin. Bucklin is the host for a four course wine dinner at the downtown wine bar, and frankly, his wines are some of our favorites. Four courses ($30) and four wine pairings … Read more

Events: Meditrina, BTG, Under Current, SL Mag

Meditrina - scallops

Meditrina – As we wrote about last week, Porch is offering a special pre-Valentines dinner, and sister restaurant Meditrina is getting in on the act too. Beat the Feb 14th crowds at this wine dinner February 7th, 7 p.m. Cost is $55 for food and $25 for wine pairings – reservations are via the restaurant … Read more

Events: Porch, BTG, Super Bowl, Taste Of The Wasatch

Taste Of The Wasatch 2016 - Stanza cuisine

Porch – Join Daybreak’s finest and special guest/wine importer Brad Jensen for an early Valentines celebration. Porch is offering a self styled “seductive & sexy menu” and all before the baying-crowds of the 14th too. The decadent pairing dinner on Thursday, February 8th starts at 7 p.m. and costs just $45 for the four course … Read more

Events: Red Rock, BTG, Meditrina, Under Current

Red Rock Brewing - beer with santa

Beer With Santa – Kicking off Red Rock Brewing’s annual 12 days of Christmas, is this event for kids of all ages at the Beer Store. On December 9th (2-5 p.m) the store will be hosting a toy drive and photo opp with Santa himself. For grown up kids, the brewery is also offering $5 … Read more

Events: BTG, Alamexo, Porch, Chocolate Festival

Alamexo Cantina - mollete special for Day of the Dead 2017

Alamexo – Celebrate Dia de los Muertos – aka Day of the Dead – on November 1st and 2nd at either Alamexo restaurant. Owner and head chef Matt Lake says of the traditional event: It’s actually a very happy celebration, a big party that dates back long into history. On the first day, families remember … Read more

Events: Noor Al Sham, BTG, Log Haven

Chef Noor of Noor al Sham

UPDATE: Sadly, Spice Kitchen have indicated that this event has now been cancelled. Noor Al Sham – This Wednesday (June 7th @ 7 p.m.) check out the latest pop-up restaurant by Spice Kitchen Incubator; a program of the International Rescue Committee in SLC that functions as a culinary business incubator program for refugees, immigrants, and … Read more

Events: Silver Fork, Shallow Shaft, BTG, The Lodge Bistro

BTG Wine Bar

BTG Wine Bar * – In the words of sommelier Louis Koppel, “this event is a screaming deal”, and I can’t say I disagree. This Wednesday (February 17th), head down to our favorite wine bar in SLC and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Conundrum, arguably California’s first great blended white. Check out the wines new … Read more

Events: BTG, Chocolate & Cheese, Frida Bistro

longoria wines

BTG – On Wednesday, March 25th (7-9 p.m.) Salt Lake City’s premier wine bar will be presenting the artisanal, small batch wines crafted by Longoria Wines – produced from some of the finest sites in Santa Barbara. Wines poured during the evening include: * Albarino * “Lovely Rita” Pinot Noir * “Fe Ciega” Pinot Noir … Read more

Events: The Annex, Hoof and Vine, Avenues Proper, BTG, SNowbird

btg wine bar wine array

The Annex – Epic Brewing has opened its cellars to present a very limited Elder Brett tasting dinner on January 22nd at The Annex. The five course dinner will feature the original release of Elder Brett, which is now three years old, along with its younger siblings. Chef Craig Gerome has carefully selected courses that … Read more