Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2022

Thanksgiving sandwich with Beltex Turkey

Before we begin, go ahead and hit that bookmark button in your browser. As ever, the following list will grow on substantially over the coming week or two. As and when restaurants post their T-Day deals and specials, I’ll be updating the following collection on a daily basis. Check back often. As a reminder, we’ve … Read more

Mother’s Day 2022 menus and events galore

Flanker Kitchen - lobster bites

Mother’s Day dining 2022 in Utah This weekend sees one of the biggest events on the food calendar; and as ever, we have the biggest roundup in town. Below, all the extra special Mother’s Day 2022 menus we know of. Unless otherwise stated, all the menus listed below are for May 8th itself. Menu items … Read more

Easter 2022 – where and what to eat in Salt Lake City

Catch Sitka Wild Alaskan Applewood Smoked Fish

Easter Sunday falls on April 17th this, and with it, an inevitable slew of brunch menus, buffets and dining specials. Below are all of the Easter dining options for 2022 we know of in SLC. Be sure to bookmark the page and check back later – we will continue to update the page as we … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2021

Thanksgiving plate with Beltex

Turkey day is right around the corner folks, and this year, well I think this year is gonna be a busy one. Expect tables to book out quickly, shelves to get cleared out double quick. Remember those turkeys I told you to get your paws on last week? Beltex moved around 200 of the birds … Read more

Grab some great dining deals, support local, and other food news

Taqueria 27 beef tacos

Oquirrh fans start fundraiser Times are undoubtedly tough for everyone right now. In the maelstrom that is the hospitality sector (oh hai there Rubio’s bankruptcy filing), of particularly tumult – fine dining. While I’m a vocal advocate for changing times demanding a changing business plan, it’s admittedly simpler for fast casual to pivot than it … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2019

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Who doesn’t eat turkey on Thanksgiving?The turkey duh, cos he’s always stuffed! 2021 UPDATE – looking for where to eat in 2021. Check out the 2021 edition of our Turkey day roundup here. That ones free, you’re welcome. If you decide to cook the big dinner at home this year though – you’re gonna need … Read more

Where to eat out this Easter Sunday in Utah 2019

Kentucky Hot Brown (Hub & Spoke Diner)

Next Sunday sees one of the bigger dining events of the year – Easter Sunday. Many restaurants up and down the Wasatch front put on grand spreads to enjoy; perfect for ending lent fasting (you have up something right?) and celebrating the holiday in style. All the following info provided directly by the restaurants in … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining 2018

Thanksgiving day dining 2016

Update: Thanksgiving 2019 For 2019 dining options see this post here. Original 2018 post Turkey day is almost upon us once again. As ever, if the thought of cooking up a storm in the kitchen sends shivers down your spine – we’ve got the perfect solution – have someone else do the hard work. The … Read more

Mother’s Day Dining 2018

Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Feel free to insert your own cliche about “treating mom to something special this year”; instead look at it as a way – you’re going to get a great meal too – so plan accordingly. Here are some of the best options around town for this years Mother’s Day. Check back soon for more as … Read more

State Of The Plate 2017

HSL - dessert 2

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

Thanksgiving Dining 2017

Cuisine Unlimited - full Turkey dinner catered and delivered

Looking for Thanksgiving 2018 dining? Check out our latest post for 2018: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2018/ 2017… The clock is ticking, and maybe the dread too, November 23rd beckons! If the idea of cooking up a storm for family far and wide fills you with terror, maybe this year hit up a local restaurant. Let someone else take … Read more

Mother’s Day Dining 2017

Stanza Pea Angnolotti

Looking for 2018 info? Find information on Mother’s Day dining options for 2018 on our latest post here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/05/03/mothers-day-dining-2018/ Cafe Niche Brunch buffet – menu $30 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. Chef Morrison’s focus is on offering farm fresh dishes with amazing flavor. Her Mother’s Day buffet is filled with entrée … Read more

Easter Dining 2017

Blue Sky Ranch: High West Distillery brunch and bar

Looking for 2018 Easter dining options? See here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/03/26/easter-dining-2018/ Bambara Brunch buffet 10 a.m. — 3.00 p.m. Adults $54, $44 seniors, $14 kids 12 and under Caffe Niche Ala carte brunch – menu 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. Café Niche on 300 South is offering a number of specials this Easter for brunch. Items include … Read more

Christmas and New Years Dining 2016

Current Oysters

Christmas Eve The Aerie, Snowbird Four course menu 5-9 p.m. $59 Apex @ Montage, Deer Valley Four-course prix fixe $135 per guest, $45 for children 5-12 Brass Tag, Deer Valley Three-course prix fixe $50 per guest, $25 optional wine pairing Caffe Niche Regular menu with specials 8.00 a.m. – 9.00 p.m. Specials include: wild organic … Read more

Thanksgiving dining 2016

Thanksgiving day dining 2016

Looking for Thanksgiving 2017 options? See the our 2017 Thanksgiving piece here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2017/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2017/ The following info is from 2016: If the thought of spending hours laboring over a hot stove, only to be rewarded for your efforts with hours of uncle Barry’s thoughts on the recent elections – has you banging your head against the … Read more

News: Even Stevens, Faces Of Food, Kyoto, Stanza, Honeybee Festival

Sunny Tsogbadrakh Naked Fish

Even Stevens Sandwiches – It gives me great pleasure to make note of the story on the ES blog today. The past few days saw the business smash through the amazing milestone of over half a million sandwiches donated to local charities. Let’s take a second and think about that. That’s 500,000 times someone was … Read more

Mother’s Day Dining SLC 2016

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Alamexo Regular dinner menu with Cinco De Mayo specials 5 – 9 p.m. Bambara Regular Sunday brunch menu 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Current Fish & Oyster Regular menu with specials Brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dinner 3-9 p.m. Café Trio Downtown Regular menu with specials 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Café Trio Cottonwood … Read more

New Years Eve Dining Salt Lake City 2015

current fish and oyster interior

With barely two weeks remaining in 2015, should you want to mark the end of the year in style, now is the time to choose how and where. It goes without saying reservations are a must for the big night; here’s a selection of some of the better ways to celebrate with food and drink … Read more

Restaurant Review Roundup – November 2015

shoyu fried chicken at rye

Any day now you’ll be eating over cooked turkey, bags and bags of sugar, bemoaning the resulting tryptophanic coma and probably, having an argument with that one relative you really don’t relate to at all. In the interim, may we suggest a *really* good meal to bolster the soul, and these two dozen reviews from … Read more