About Jonathan LeBlanc

SLC Eatery (SLC Eats)

Celebrate local and celebrate the season at these four fun events

Celebrate The Bounty Celebrate The Bounty 2018 at Caffe Molise (Local First Utah) A final...
SLC Eatery (SLC Eats)

Wine dinners to wind down the Summer with, don’t miss these

SLC Eatery and Bucklin wine dinner SLC Eatery - scallops (Siftey reviews) A little birdie...
avenues proper

Summery patio pairings, Italian wine dinners and more

Avenues Proper Avenues Proper patio at night Wednesday June 12th is the the first night...
Avenues Proper - bone marrow (Avenues Proper)

Events: bacon and beer, Italian wines, anniversary celebrations and more

Epic Casual Dining SaltFire Brewing beers (SaltFire) Tomorrow night (April 11th) head to this Midvale...
EJO Korean BBQ - spicy pork, cooked in the kitchen

Menu watch – January 2019

If you're new to our site this year, welcome aboard! And welcome to our first menu watch of the year. Each...
Feldmans Deli hi res header

Essential Salt Lake City restaurants to check out in 2019

I'm not one to sugar coat things, so I'm going to give you it straight right now. Take a last glance...
Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Events: Meditrina, Caffe Niche, Oasis Cafe, Stanza, Avenues Proper

Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits (Meditrina) Meditrina An extra special congratulations to Meditrina today;...
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....
Feast Of The Five Senses 2016 - passed appetizers

Events: Chef Showdown, Peculiar Pours, Feast Of Five Senses

Dine O'Round Chef Showdown Come join me at Squatters in downtown SLC tomorrow night (Wednesday October 10th) where I'll be doing my best Gordon Ramsay...
Caffe Molise - inside the new Eagle building

Events: Stanza, Celebrate The Bounty

Stanza We highlight a lot of wine dinners through the year, but this upcoming special from Stanza promises to be something very special indeed. ...
Sliders and beer at BGR Sugar House

Events: Stanza, Avenues Proper, BGR, Celebrate The Bounty

Stanza Wednesday August 1st is the date for this downtown Italian eateries next wine dinner. The four course menu by Jonathan LeBlanc will be...
Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Events: Current, Stanza, Avenues Proper, Meditrina, Manolis, Central 9th

Current Fish And Oyster This Tuesday, Domaine Riefle Wines provide the feature pours for a five course dinner at this downtown SLC seafood hotspot. The...
Saffron Valley - fish dish (Adam Finkle)

Events: Saffron Valley, Stanza, Under Current, Pago, Snowbird

Saffron Valley Put Tuesday March 27th in your diary (7-9.30 p.m.) as that's the date for this most interesting pairing meal over at Saffron Valley....
Magic Cake by Ashikat Kitchen

It’s A Wrap – January 2018

Stanza Italian Bistro - The downtown Italian restaurant is currently offering a Winter “express business lunch” menu that looks to save you a bunch...
Celeste - ravioli incavolati. Photo Talyn Sherer of Slug Mag

Restaurant review roundup – January 2018

A smaller roundup this month as we recap the musings of local writers, bloggers and podcasters from the past couple months. Understandable of...
Alamexo: puerco tacos

Events: Spencer’s, Stanza, Alamexo Cantina

Spencer's - Start the year right this Saturday night (January 6th) and join chef Sebastian Lowrey at SLC's top steakhouse for a fun beer...
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...
Alamexo Cantina - plantain cakes with salsa ranchera

Christmas and New Year dining 2017

2018 Update: Be sure to see our latest list of festive fun here:https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/12/17/menu-watch-december-2018/ 2017 Looking for options this Christmas...
cy noodles house spicy dan dan noodles

Menu watch – October 2017

Alamexo Cantina - This new comer to the 9th and 9th area is upto full speed and now open for lunch. Closed on...
Alamexo - chorizo and potato flautas

New restaurants – October 2017

Alamexo Cantina - Now open in the 9th and 9th area and by all counts, doing great business, and for good reason. Alamexo...