Reader’s choice awards 2019 – the winners

R&R BBQ - three meat plate

After tabulating hundreds and hundreds of responses, and correcting oh so many spelling errors (you guys already started on the Christmas egg nog and brandies huh) the results of our very first reader’s choice awards are now in! The results are a mix of surprising, frustrating and expected. I’ll let you decide which. Lets dive … Read more

The Roundup – June 2019 – BBQ to bakeries to burritos

Ginger Street - pad thai

All the latest reviews, write-ups, roundups and ramblings from local writers, bloggers and more. If someone wrote about it in the past month or so…you’ll find it here in the review roundup. Reviews and write-ups Aragosta (Ivins)https://siftey.com/aragosta_utah_restaurant-review/ Bam Bam’s BBQ (Orem)https://www.heraldextra.com/entertainment/dining/bam-bam-s-pitboss-has-found-treu-calling-as-the/article_508bfbe3-914a-5203-a616-30c6d0269f54.html Benji’s Bar-B-Cue Shack (South Salt Lake)https://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/food/2019/06/09/this-new-barbecue-shack/ BFF Turon (West Jordan)https://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/food/2019/05/23/new-filipino-restaurant/ Bianca’s La Petite French … Read more

Cider for brunch, tequila for dinner and lots of 4th of July fun

SLC Eatery - crab benedict, avocado hollandaise , chayote, fennel and heirloom cherry tomato salad (SLC Eatery)

SLC Eatery Cider Brunch Need an excuse to start drinking before noon? O.k. here’s a completely valid reason… This Saturday (June 29th) join SLC Eatery as they host Mountain West Cider for a brunch like no other. Running 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. the restaurant will serve four courses paired with four of Mountain West’s … Read more

Stunning new restaurant menus, Father’s Day specials and more

Log Haven - bison with sweet potato orzo

Log Haven Hungry yet? This is just a small sampling from the new eye popping menu at Log Haven. As ever, chef Dave Jones’ menu reads like a million bucks, blending up a mix of mountain-rustic and International inspiration; there are crab cakes with coconut milk, theres a Caesar salad with Jones’ well trod Southwestern … Read more

Menu watch – September 2018

Avenues Proper - stout cake (Avenues Proper)

Avenues Proper As Fall beckons, so menus start to take on a little heartier form and function. The above shots are just a sampling of several richer new dishes recently rolled out at one of our favorite spots in the city; hanger steak and fries finished off with a stout cake are sure to put … Read more

Menu watch – July 2018

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017 - Park City Culinary Institute desserts

Taste Of The Wasatch As promised last week, I’m excited to unveil the full and final menu for this years Taste Of The Wasatch. In case you needed any last convincing this decadent menu should help you make the right decision. Indeed the only real decision will be where to start on August 5th, smoked … Read more

Taste Of The Wasatch 2018

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017 - Solitude Mountain Resort dish

Update: download the full menu for Taste Of The Wasatch 2018. Go grab your wallets. Don’t pause, don’t hesitate, just get ready to signup for the biggest and best food event of the year – Taste Of The Wasatch. I believe at the time of writing there are just a couple hundred tickets left for … 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

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

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

Mother’s Day Dining 2017

Stanza Pea Angnolotti

Looking for 2018 info? Find information on Mother’s Day dining options for 2018 on our latest post here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/05/03/mothers-day-dining-2018/ Cafe Niche Brunch buffet – menu $30 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. Chef Morrison’s focus is on offering farm fresh dishes with amazing flavor. Her Mother’s Day buffet is filled with entrée … Read more

Menu Watch – April 2017

Manoli's Salt Lake City

Cafe Trio – A change to the man behind the menu, as Logen Crew moves to the executive chef position at the Trio Restaurant Group. Crew is already at work creating the new menu for the group’s next venture – Café Trio Park City, scheduled to open May 1, 2017 at Kimball Junction directly across … Read more

Thanksgiving dining 2016

Thanksgiving day dining 2016

Looking for Thanksgiving 2017 options? See the our 2017 Thanksgiving piece here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2017/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2017/ The following info is from 2016: If the thought of spending hours laboring over a hot stove, only to be rewarded for your efforts with hours of uncle Barry’s thoughts on the recent elections – has you banging your head against the … Read more

Taste Of The Wasatch 2016

Taste Of The Wasatch 2015 finca paella

Tickets are now on sale for what for some is arguably the showpiece food and wine event of the summer. You can check out our previews of the event in 2014 and 2013 for more background, but suffices to say, the 2016 event looks set to be just as spectacular as ever. This years event … Read more

Easter Dining in Salt Lake City 2016

Oasis German Pancake 1024

Bambara * Special brunch menu including chilaquiles, poached prawns, carving station, pastries and more $48 adults, $38 seniors ages 65 and older, $28 children 6-12, five and under free Caffe Niche * – menu Brunch menu and regular dinner menu Brunch 8.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Dinner 4.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. Café Trio Downtown … Read more

New Years Eve Dining Salt Lake City 2015

current fish and oyster interior

With barely two weeks remaining in 2015, should you want to mark the end of the year in style, now is the time to choose how and where. It goes without saying reservations are a must for the big night; here’s a selection of some of the better ways to celebrate with food and drink … Read more

Events: Taste Of The Wasatch 2015

Taste Of The Wasatch: random items

There’s just a under a month remaining until one of my favorite dining events of the summer, heck, the year. Taste Of The Wasatch 2015 is set to hit Solitude Mountain Resort on August 2nd – you should be there. As I wrote last year, I know there are a bewildering array of dining events … Read more

Thanksgiving Day Dining Options 2014 In SLC

r and r bbq smoked turkey

It’s that time of the year. The turkey won’t cook itself (I think there’s an app coming out next year though) and your family won’t rest until they’re stuffed to the gills. Increasingly restaurant’s are looking to take the load off of the overwhelmed home cook though. Here are a few Thanksgiving day dining options … Read more