Carnitas this, al pastor that, sometimes I lament for humble tinga, a lesser seen protein. For my money it’s all too often overlooked. I was… Read More »Tinga de Pollo – your new favorite Mexican recipe
Matthew Lake is a chef currently living and working in Salt Lake City. Lake’s first restaurant that came to prominence in Utah was Zy. Following the closure of Zy, Lake opened Alamexo in the same spot in downtown SLC. A second location known as Alamexo Cantina opened in the 9th and 9th. Both ultimately ended up shuttering replaced by Monarca and Tsunami respectively.
The downtown Alamexo closed in 2020 with Lake largely absent from the dining scene. In 2022 Lake was confirmed as the chef at The Coop, a new 21+ project from the team behind Rooster’s in Layton.
The headline news – at least according to out of state onlookers and column inches – is the return of mini bottles in the Beehive.… Read More »No new bars granted license – plus mini bottles return
Yesterday saw the momentous day of reckoning that we’ve been previewing since March. With the myriad updates to Utah’s liquor laws now in effect for… Read More »Eight new bars approved at June alcohol meeting
SLC Eatery celebrates Fresco For those long enough in the tooth, you might recall one of SLC’s finest dining gems – Fresco. Fresco ultimately became… Read More »SLC Eatery celebrates backstory, Alamexo closes, all the latest news
By about about now you should be coming out of that blissful, holiday-induced haze. Wall to wall calories and carefree attitude to the calendar. Well,… Read More »Essential Salt Lake City restaurants to check out in 2020
A fairly quiet meeting over at the DABC for July. Highlights include licenses for the new Mazza in Sandy and our friends over at Saffron… Read More »DABC News, seismic burger news, seasonal Mexican meals and more
I’m not one to sugar coat things, so I’m going to give you it straight right now. Take a last glance at that list of… Read More »Essential Salt Lake City restaurants to check out in 2019
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 pairing… Read More »Events: Spencer’s, Stanza, Alamexo Cantina
Alamexo – Celebrate Dia de los Muertos – aka Day of the Dead – on November 1st and 2nd at either Alamexo restaurant. Owner and… Read More »Events: BTG, Alamexo, Porch, Chocolate Festival
“There is such a mystique and so much misinformation about chiles,” says chef/owner of Alamexo Matt Lake. “I’m always asked about how to shop for… Read More »Events: Alamexo, Caputo’s Chocolate Festival
Manoli’s – Tomorrow night at 7.30 p.m. Manoli’s is teaming up with sommelier and owner of Bottleneck Wine And Spirits – Scott Cunningham. Price is… Read More »Events: Manoli’s, Bambara, Salt Lake Greek Festival 2016, Alamexo