New restaurants – December 2018

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With Christmas just around the corner you’ll no doubt soon be gazing across a small departments store’s worth of unwanted presents from loved ones.  After all you really needed some more stuff to cram in that one kitchen draw you never open, right? Here’s a holiday tip for you. After all the awkward smiles, thank … Read more

New Restaurants – August 2018

The Rising Bun - comrade fries (Rising Bun)

Arancini Snack You might remember this name from the Taste For The Space contest in 2017; the business previously competed in that contest to win a space in the South Towne Mall. That particular contest was won by the burger flipping Special Courses, but Arancini Snack is now back and in their own words, the … Read more

It’s A Wrap – June 2018

kathmandu slc buffet plate

DABC licenses Ready for the winners and losers at June’s DABC meeting? Here’s the recap of the pertinent items from last months meeting. Full service licenses (beer, wine liquor) Worthy of note from June’s DABC meeting is the granting of license to Oddfellow’s Market in downtown SLC. This is the space just North of Current … Read more

Menu Watch – January 2018

BGR Sugar House - mushroom Swiss. Credit, BGR

BGR Sugar House – Fair warning this one will probably get a little messy, but hey, want a free burger? Head down to BGR Sugar House on Tuesday January 16th and you can get just that. According to this Facebook post the new business on Wilmington is giving away 500 free burgers. No word on … Read more

State Of The Plate 2016

Alamexo: sope with Maine lobster

Ever seethed at the latest best of awards? Recoiled in anger at the so called best this, and coveted that? Yip me too. Which is why this year I decided to look back on the year and use science. Please note: I am terrible at science. As we all know, there are three types of … Read more

Restaurant Review Roundup – February 2014

mabo men ramen kobe sushi

Got a case of the Mondays? Start the week right – forget about work and instead hunker down over thirty reviews and reports on local restaurants. Featured image – Mabo-men ramen with spicy ground pork – from Heartbeat Nosh and their review of Kobe Sushi. Alamexo http://www.wasatchfood.com/2014/01/alamexo.html Boba World http://www.bestofsaltlakecityrestaurants.com/2014/01/26/boba-world-shepherds-purse-shanghai-rice-cake/ Bonneville Brewery http://marinatemebaby.com/2014/01/03/bonneville-brewery/ Cannellas http://www.randomactsofkelliness.com/2014/01/cannellas-salt-lake-city.html … Read more

Best SLC dining 2013

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Run for the hills. No its not the zombie apocalypse we’ve all been prepping for – it’s worse, it’s awards season time. A deadly cross bow aim and Southern drawl won’t save you from every writer and publication in town pontificating on the greatest and grandest of 2013. Things will also seem gravely worse when … Read more

Best of SLC dining 2012

It’s that time of year folks, love it or loathe it – awards time is upon us again. Not just in Hollywood either. Closer to home, both the City Weekly and Salt Lake Magazine celebrate the great and good of the SLC dining world at this time of year. I thought I’d also join in … Read more