Dine in openings continue apace plus other specials and news

Caffe Molise - pan-seared king salmon

Specials and curbside updates Caffe Molise – The ever popular downtown restaurant opened for curbside just a couple weeks back, and now has several eye popping specials on the to go (more info). Items include: Pan-seared king salmon with a fruit misto of pineapple, red onion, golden plum, tomato and mint. Grilled asparagus and aglio … Read more

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

Cocktails, BBQ, sake, feasts aplenty – five fab food events

Kaze Sushi - maki roll

Cocktail contest shakedown This Sunday, more than twenty of SLC’s best restaurants will go head to head to be crowned the winner of Salt Lake Magazine’s Farm-To-Glass Cocktail Contest Shakedown. If you’re free, you can sample all the entrants efforts – each tasked with using local and seasonal ingredients in their cocktail creations. Participating restaurants … 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: Tastemakers 2018

Tastemakers 2017 - crowd, sun setting

In less than a month’s time, Salt Lake Magazine’s annual Tastemakers bash returns to downtown SLC. Now into its eighth year running, this years celebration of food and drink will be held once again at The Gateway. This years event runs on June 14th and 15th, 5.00-10.00 p.m. both nights, mark your diaries now. If … Read more

The Roundup – May 2018

SOMI Vietnamese Bistro (Utah Grubs)

Once again, it’s time to look back over the past few weeks and see what local writers, bloggers and podcasters have been covering. It’s another bumper crop with more than two dozen places profiled, prodded and pondered. Make sure you know what’s hot and what’s not, before the weekend comes a calling Reviews and write … 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

Events: Tastemakers 2017

Tastemakers 2016 - Laziz Kitchen dishes

Salt Lake Magazine’s premier summer food event – Tastemakers – is back for 2017, and also it’s seventh year. Apparently the de rigueur gift for such an anniversary is copper, so I’ll force myself to raise a copper mug (affiliate link, we earn a small referral fee on purchases) with a Moscow Mule this weekend. … 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

Events: Tastemakers and Savor The Summit 2016

savor the summit main street 2015 zoom appetizer

Tastemakers 2016 – Now in its sixth year, this two day event curated by Salt Lake Magazine is back again for 2016. The event, held June 2nd and 3rd (5-10 p.m. each night) delivers a food and wine adventure into the heart of Salt Lake City. In fact there are really two different events rolled … 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

Restaurant Review Roundup – October 2014

Week already dragging you down? Not to worry, check out these 20+ restaurant reviews from local bloggers in the October 2014 roundup – and start making weekend plans right away. Featured image, Aristo’s garlicky Skordalia, courtesy of Random Acts Of Kelliness‘ review of Aristo’s below. Aristo’s http://www.randomactsofkelliness.com/2014/10/aristos-salt-lake-city.html Aristo’s http://www.slcfoodradar.com/2014/09/28/aristos/ Brass Tag http://www.theslcfoodie.com/2014/09/17/deer-valley-brass-tag/ Copper Common http://heartbeatnosh.com/2014/10/10/copper-common-salt-lake-city/ … Read more

News: New Restaurants, Oasis Cafe, Merryvale Vineyards

tosh ramen bowl

New restaurants – Quicker than you can say ‘are those shishito peppers on your menu or are you just pleased to see me’ and its all change on the Salt Lake City restaurant scene. In light of all the recent openings I thought it’d be handy to quickly run down some of the more interesting … Read more