Utah’s highest rated restaurant launches fundraiser to keep doors open

en Castle and Blake Spalding Hells Backbone

As one known for hyperbole, let me assure you that the headline above is anything but. One of Utah’s genuine best are up against the wall. News just sent my way suggests that the multi-award winning Hell’s Backbone Grill are facing a very real, and very terminal existential threat. Earlier today the restaurant took to … Read more

Utah restaurant makes national waves

en Castle and Blake Spalding Hells Backbone

You can’t get good food in Utah they tell me. The restaurants in the Beehive are terrible they tell me. Oh they’ve told me time and time again. They are of course idiots and this month delivers yet another nail in their argument’s coffin; March sees the James Beard Awards recognize one of Utah’s finest. … Read more

The Roundup – September 2019 – pot pies to pizza

Ginger Street - steamed sumplings (Adam Finkle, SL Mag)

Back with a boom for September is this bumper roundup up of reviews run downs and write-ups from local food media. If you’re looking for inspiration for somewhere new to dine out this week, you just found it… Reviews and write-ups Angry Korean (South Jordan)https://www.sltrib.com/artsliving/food/2019/09/06/we-found-joy-fusion-food/ Barriohttps://www.saltlakemagazine.com/utah-tacos/ Bartolo’s (Park City)https://utahstories.com/2019/07/italian-flavor-to-savor-a-visit-to-bartolos-in-park-city/ Bandera Brisket (American Fork)https://www.heraldextra.com/entertainment/dining/food-type/bbq/bandera-brisket-breaks-from-the-pack-with-tender-meats-full/article_3cc663fa-7a46-55f2-8f8f-1027a91663a5.html Beer Bar … Read more

The Roundup – May 2019

Ready for some dining inspiration, or lets be honest, a way to slack off work for a few hours? You’ll be so engrossed in the following roundup, your boss will be sure to thing you’re engaged in some serious research. Heck you might even get a raise. Anyway, here’s the latest installment of the roundup, … Read more

State Of The Plate 2017

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It’s time to get angry again folks, get your pitchforks and torches ready. We’re going to go ahead and name the best restaurants for 2017. Back for the second year then, our State Of The Plate, a data driven look back at the year and some thoughts on the state of Utah dining. For reference … Read more

Restaurant review roundup – April 2017

Carnitas at Cantina De Alamexo. Credit SLC Eats.

Our latest roundup of writers and podcasters across the Wasatch Front – stacked to the brim with dining destinations. More than thirty items to sink your teeth into this month; if you can’t find something tasty, you’re doing it wrong. Alamexo (SLC) https://www.801eats.com/single-post/2017/03/09/Alamexo Alamexo Cantina (SLC) https://slceats.com/2017/03/30/preview-alamexo-cantina/ Black Sheep (Provo) http://www.femalefoodie.com/restaurant-reviews/provo-brunch-at-black-sheep-cake/ Black Sheep At Epic … Read more

Upcoming Foodie Events

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Hope you’re hungry. There are a plateful of fantastic foodie events on the upcoming calendar. Here are some of our picks for the best in the weeks ahead. Summer Sommelier Series Pago’s 2014 Summer Sommelier Series of focused wine dinners kicks off on April 24th featuring cuisine inspired by Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region. The event features … Read more