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Stanza - lobster pasta

Valentines Day Dining 2019

Tables are booking up fast - indeed some restaurants are already reporting full bookings to us. As such, if you're looking...

State Of The Plate 2018

Easily the most anticipated time of the year is here. Yes, I know, I know, the moment you've all been waiting with...
BGR - Thanksgiving burger special (BGR)

Menu watch – November 2018

BGR Amidst the continuing revamp of Sugar House, this relative newcomer is becoming part of the new fixture and fittings of the trendy area. ...
Various vegetables (Lou Liebau | Unsplash)

Eat your veggies

What vegetable do you hate the most? That was a question posed to me this week at the Downtown Alliance's Chef Showdown....
Saffron Valley - biryani (Saffron Valley)

It’s A Wrap – September 2018

Saffron Valley - biryani (Saffron Valley) Saffron Valley Starting this Tuesday (October 2nd) and...
HSL - dessert 2

State Of The Plate 2017

It's time to get angry again folks, get your pitchforks and torches ready. We're going to go...
HSL - credit Slug Mag and Talyn Sherer

Restaurant review roundup – September 2017

Start the week off properly - yep - by avoiding that Monday pile of work on your desk, and instead reading where to eat...
Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Events: Stanza, Meditrina, Dine O Round, Festa Italiana, SL Mag Cocktails

Stanza - Stanza Italian Bistro & Wine Bar welcomes William Davis (Wilson Daniels Wines) as he presents his portfolio of paired wines with new...
Star Of India - samosa. Credit, Slug Mag and Talyn Sherer

Restaurant review roundup – August 2017

There's never an excuse to eat poorly - especially with our monthly round up of local writers and reviewers. This month sees more than...
Black Sheep Cafe. Credit Slug Mag and Talyn Sherer.

Restaurant review roundup – June and July 2017

Seeing as the roundup took a brief hiatus last month because I forgot of extenuating and important circumstances, this months sees a double edition;...
Pizza Nono - credit SLUG magazine and Talyn Sherer

Restaurant review roundup – May 2017

Ready for the weekend? No? O.k. we gotcha. How about 25+ reviews and write ups about restaurants, bars and more from local writers,...
Alamexo: sope with Maine lobster

State Of The Plate 2016

Best restaurants 2016 - Alamexo: sope with Maine lobster Ever seethed at the latest best of awards? Recoiled...
Wahso - chile seared hamachi. Credit, Heartbeat Nosh.

Restaurant review roundup – September 2016

I normally drop the monthly review roundup just before the weekend looms large, but with more than thirty reviews and podcasts to sift through...
HSL - dessert 2

Dining Out: HSL

Restaurants tend to be as every bit ephemeral as the dishes they serve. In a world where today's bus...
proper burger el mariachi

Menu watch – August 2016

Even Stevens - Vegans and vegetarians alike might want to check out these new items. The Jackfruit Torta ($7.95, jackfruit carnitas, pepitas, guacamole,...
Alamexo: puerco tacos

Menu watch July 2016

Alamexo - As we mentioned last week, taco Thursdays are now in full swing at chef Matt Lake's refined Mexican restaurant. And what's...
sea scallops martine

Restaurant Review Roundup – July 2016

Ready for some dining inspiration? Here's more than twenty ideas from local bloggers and podcasters. Featured image: sea scallops with seasonal mushrooms,...
Taste Of The Wasatch 2015 finca paella

Taste Of The Wasatch 2016

Tickets are now on sale for what for some is arguably the showpiece food and wine event of the summer. You can check...
eat drink slc forage 2015

EDSLC 2016, Beehive Distilling, Frida Bistro, Wasatch Community Gardens

Eat Drink SLC 2016 - If you haven't yet purchased tickets to this years EDSLC, here's a reminder: do. As I mentioned previously,...
Warrens CRaft Burger B.A.D burger

Restaurant Review Roundup – June 2016

Looking at that lawn that needs mowing but cowering in fear at the Utah sun? Yeah me too. Instead, stay indoors and rifle through...