Upcoming food and drink events in Utah

Level Crossing Brewing Company brewer Chris Detrick

Level Crossing Brewing Head to the award winning South Salt Lake brewery on February 11th as they’ll be taking the wraps off their latest Red Feather Cambium Series brew. Running 6.00 p.m. through 8.00 p.m. the brewery will host an in-house tasting of their barrel aged Black Album Imperial Black Rye IPA. LCB write that … Read more

New restaurants continuing to open at pace in Utah

Cava and scallops at Mar Muntanya at Hyatt Regnecy

If you’re feeling a little drubbed after recent weeks, you’re alone. The preceding fortnight has been punch after smack after whack, and I’m sure there are more I’ve missed. With that in mind, time for some brighter news. Amidst all the current heavyweights hitting the canvas, there’s still plenty of eager newcomers champing for a … Read more

Pie N Beer day returns with 9,000 slices o’ pie

The Pie - buffalo ranch

According to the folks over at the Downtown Alliance, that’s the number of pies and slices set to fly off the proverbial shelves at this year’s Pie N Beer day event. The popular Summertime bash which has taken a two year covid-break, is back for 2022, and back with style I might add. If you’re … Read more

Brewery boom marked this weekend with fun foodie event

Level Crossing Brewing Company - Utah Uncommon beer

It was a footnote in the week’s local news for many, after all, how much attention do you pay to local municipal code refinements? Garnering a modest amount of column inches back in late 2017,  Title 5 of South Salt Lake’s Municipal Code was altered, kickstarting a grand vision for the city. A trio of canny … Read more

Got a vaccine? Score a foodie deal

Taqueria 27 beef tacos

Vaccine cards to the ready… If I were a betting man, I’d wager you’re going to start seeing more of these deals (side note: I’m absolutely a betting man). First up Taqueria 27. Bring your COVID-19 vaccine card to any Taqueria 27 location in April, and they’ll give you 10% off your entire food order. … Read more

Meanwhile in beverage news this March

Level Crossing Eternal Pursuit

Here’s a quick roundup of everything happening in the local beer, cocktail and wine world right now. All the following are press releases received recently. Two distinguished members of the Park City Area Restaurant Association (PCARA) are collaborating to deliver a hyperlocal cocktail experience – right to your door. As the winner of the PCARA … Read more

Family meals, free food for medical workers, menu updates and much more

Curbside and delivery updates SLC Eatery – Paul Chamberlain and Logen Crew’s Salt Lake restaurant is now offering a brand new curbside offering. Menu. Alamexo – This Mexican must eat are now offering a condensed selection of their favorite dishes for curbside pickup. Tue-Sat until 8 p.m. Menu. Takashi – Takashi Gibo’s signature sushi spot … Read more

Food and drink events to check out now – five of the best

Cupbop - ugly bop bowl

Boo!Stillery Tonight’s the night (Friday October 18th) for Slug Mag’s Boo!stillery festival. This brand new event is a halloween-themed spin on SLUG Mag’s regular Brewstillery festival. Attendees can sample a variety of boos, sorry booze, from local brewers and distillers alike. Boo!stillery will also feature local food trucks and artisans. Tickets for the 21+ event are priced … Read more

What Utah’s new liquor laws mean for the states shelves and taps

Hopkins Brewing

Regardless of where your opinion lies surrounding the acrimony and controversy of Utah’s impending beer law update – one fact is true above all others – 5% ABV beers will be hitting shelves and taps around Utah in barely a few week’s time. 4% brews will start to disappear one by one – thought not … 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

New restaurants in Utah – April 2019

Five Sushi Brothers maki sushi large

Level Crossing Brewing Yes, we’re starting out of alphabetical sequence this month, and yes it’s because I got some lovely photos from the recent ribbon cutting event of this new South Salt Lake Brewery. And yes, its because I love all things beer. O.k. yes, I can shorten that to: yes because beer. Anyway… You’ll … Read more

Beehive Distilling Has Big Plans

Beehive Distilling, the state’s first gin distillery in over 100 years, has completed their move to a large new facility in South Salt Lake, boosting the rapidly increasing number of food and drink destinations in the neighborhood. At 2245 S W Temple, the revamped warehouse space is within walking distance of Saltfire Brewing Company, Shades … Read more

It’s A Wrap – January 2019

The Rose Establishment - avocado toast (saltplatecity)

We took December off from the wrap up, as general food news was a little thin on the ground over the holiday period. As such this wrap up covers both December 2018 and January 2019. First up, all the winners from the last couple of DABC meetings. DABC Licenses Bar licenses Competition was fierce over … Read more

It’s A Wrap – October 2018

The Daily - grilled cheese and tomato soup (The Daily)

DABC licenses The following is the round up from October’s DABC meeting – one of my favorite moments of the month. The outcome of these meetings always sheds some light on new restaurants, bars and breweries – not to mention changes at established businesses. Receiving new liquor licenses then… Full service licenses (beer, wine liquor) … Read more