Utah bar named one of the best in the country

Post Office Place - bar area (POP)

You can’t get a drink in Utah they say. Or at the very least, you can’t get a real drink in Utah they’ll tell you. They are actually idiots, and the news today proves them wrong once again. And no, this isn’t some cockamamie chatbot-borne listicle, this is serious food industry praise from the loftiest … Read more

Reader’s choice awards 2019 – the winners

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After tabulating hundreds and hundreds of responses, and correcting oh so many spelling errors (you guys already started on the Christmas egg nog and brandies huh) the results of our very first reader’s choice awards are now in! The results are a mix of surprising, frustrating and expected. I’ll let you decide which. Lets dive … Read more

Holiday Treats 2019

Les Madeleines - kouing aman

The holiday season is marked by comfort foods and familiar flavors, as many winter festivities celebrate delectable eats and encourage indulgence in celebratory sweets and treats. Whether you’re looking for a spontaneous snack or an elaborate dessert this December, the following list has you covered. Les Madeleines The extensive holiday menu at Les Madeleines includes … Read more

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

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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

These Utah restaurant openings are sure to delight

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Take a deep breath, pour a double, gather your nearest and dearest – whatever you need to do to collect yourself for the full list of recent openings. Go ahead and do it now, and join me again in 15. Ready? Great, lets go… Aloha Hale ‘Aina First on our list this month is a … Read more

The Roundup – July 2019 – cool off with ice cream galore

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Back with a cooling splash (check out all the ice cream this month) is the July edition of the roundup; our monthly run down of every review, writeup and random scribbling about Utah restaurants, cafes, breweries and more. As ever let us know if we missed anyone off the list. Reviews Bartolo’s (Park City)https://www.sltrib.com/news/2019/07/03/fresh-pasta-convenient/ Big … Read more

New restaurants – January 2018

Slapfish - lobster grinder. Credit Slapfish

Avenues Bistro – Up in the Avenues, Kathie Chadbourne’s local bistro was recently acquired by the team behind downtown SLC’s Fireside On Regent. With chef Michael Richey now at the helm the menu has been given a fresh lick of flavor; dishes like moules frites and trout almondine nod heavily to a classic French bistro … Read more

Celebrate the bounty – $130 giveaway!

Celebrate The Boungty 2016 - Red Iguana

One more event for your calendar – and this time – a chance to win tickets to boot! Celebrate The Bounty is the last major foodie event of the season, before we all hunker down and hibernate. The event benefits Local First Utah, the local organization that seeks to energize and promote the buy local … Read more

Events: BTG, Alamexo, Porch, Chocolate Festival

Alamexo Cantina - mollete special for Day of the Dead 2017

Alamexo – Celebrate Dia de los Muertos – aka Day of the Dead – on November 1st and 2nd at either Alamexo restaurant. Owner and head chef Matt Lake says of the traditional event: It’s actually a very happy celebration, a big party that dates back long into history. On the first day, families remember … Read more

It’s a wrap – September 2017

Fireside On Regent - pizza

Mountain West Cider – Announced in the last month, the new Desolation Prickly Pear Hard Cider from Utah’s only hard cider brewery, should now be widely available in Utah DABC stores. Personal note, I think this is their best creation yet. Mountain West continues to donate a portion of the proceeds from the sale of … Read more