BBQ to Empanadas – what’s new on the Utah dining scene

This makes our fourteenth check in to date this year; another installment in an ever growing compendium of what’s new in Utah for 2022. I have a feeling we’re gonna smash last year’s end of year summary which recapped 195 new restaurants reported on. As ever lemme remind you that you can follow along in … Read more

Could this be the possible return for Hoppers Brew Pub?

Rumored Hoppers Brew Pub spot at Central 9th

O.k. I’ll preface this whole article by noting it’s built completely on the liquefaction of unsubstantiated rumor – but who doesn’t love some good hearsay? Cue my inner buddha pointing out none of us should. Ahem…anyway… It’s been just under a year since the long lived Hoppers Brew Pub in Midvale shuttered shop. As I … Read more

Hoppers Grill set to turn off the lights at their Midvale location

Hoppers - sandwich and beer (Hoppers)

News in today from the fantastic Utah Beer Blog; Midvale’s venerable Hoppers Grill are set to close their doors on November 24th, ending a more than two decade run at the spot. Fans will want to head on down quick if they want to raise one more glass. The popular craft brewer is one of … Read more

Wine, beer and mezcal – events coming up for all tastes

BTG Wine Bar - blushing beauties wine flight

Looking to brighten up the week? Looking for a sip or sample beyond the Summer deluge of BBQs and salads? Check out these upcoming food and drink events in SLC. Coming up on the calendar first… Wine pairing dinner at BTG Guests at this wine pairing dinner can meet wine marker Stephen Hagen on Wednesday … Read more

Pie ‘n’ beer, food truck and brewery battle, Summer sips and a ton more

Pie N beer 2018 (foxerinr)

Food truck and brewery battle returns to The Gateway Love food? Love beer? Love battles? Wait, scratch that last one. The battle in question here is in all ages friendly taste off between some of Utah’s best food trucks and brewers. Hosted at The Gateway in downtown SLC, last years event was a crazy runaway … Read more

St. Patrick’s Day Spots for Non-Drinkers

Feldman's Deli - corned beef and cabbage in 2017 (Feldman's Deli)

Without alcohol, St. Paddy’s Day can seem pretty lame. The Irish holiday is, after all, defined by pub fare, green beer, and joyous drunken bar-goers. But perhaps an equally important, though sometimes overshadowed portion of the festivities is the delectable food! Whether you’re under age or you just choose not to drink, we’ve got you … Read more

Events: Brewstillery 2018, Craft Beer Week, Pub Crawl

Brewstillery logo

Brewstillery 2018 This Saturday (May 12th) is Slug Magazine’s second annual Brewstillery event. Held at the Gallivan Center in downtown SLC, this celebration of local only beer and spirits runs 3.00 – 9.00 p.m. There’ll be beer, there’ll be food trucks, there’ll be more beer. There’ll even be exclusive beer, brewed just for the event. … Read more

Snowbird, Finca, Francks

snowbird brewers festival

Snowbird Annual Brewfest On June 14th and 15th head up to Snowbird for the 6th Annual Snowbird Brewfest. Held on the Plaza Deck at the Snowbird Center the two day event starts bright and early each day at 11 am and runs through till 7 pm. Sixteen breweries will share their brews throughout the weekend. … Read more