Fried chicken to fine dining – what’s new on the dining scene

The Crack Shack

Ascent Kitchen For those last few of you, belligerently clinging to new year resolutions – or those just arterially kaput from yet another fried chicken sandwich – check out this new healthy option with a trio of locations across the valley. The business moves seamlessly into the former Pulp Lifestyle spots (Downtown, Liberty Park, Sandy), … Read more

Classic New Orleans cuisine arrives in Salt Lake City

Neutral Ground - cajun pasta

Neutral Ground Kicking off this month’s roundup of the new and notable updates on our dining scene – this intriguing new opening. Neutral Ground is the work of John Belvin Jr. – former Louisianan private chef and now – Utah based restaurateur. Belvin brings with him a range of traditional  New Orleans’ dishes such as … Read more

Restaurant openings latest news

Sunday's Best - fried chcken sandwich, monkey bread

It’s been barely two weeks since the last mega-recap of the dining scene notable additions, but even in that small time, more than two dozen new businesses have come across my radar. Here’s the latest to keep an eye on – open now and coming soon. An interesting item to note is how many of … Read more

Tales from the DABC – July and August 2017

Mariscos Las Islitas - seafood molcajete. Credit, Mariscos Las Islitas.

A recap of the winners and losers over at the monthly DABC meetings, here are the main notes from both the July and August meetings. July 2017 DABC meeting Full Service Restaurant Applicants – Due to a violation history (sale to a minor) at their St. George location, Eric Slaymaker – president and founder of … 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