Demand for dining surging – can restaurants keep up?

You thought the old normal was right around a Pfizer-fueled corner? Think again. Seemingly in the blink of an eye demand for dine-in has surged, but not without issues. According to Matt Crandall, exec chef at the downtown Bourbon Group (White Horse, Whiskey Street, Bourbon House), “we went from 0-60 almost overnight, I don’t think … Read more

Menu watch – May 2018

Spencer's - millionaire's bacon (Spencer's)

Spencer’s For Steaks And Chops A new menu has rolled out at the classic American steak house in downtown SLC. Both lunch and dinner menus at Spencer’s have a range of refreshed items, not least the millionaire’s bacon which prompted Mary Brown Malouf to proclaim it the best bacon she’s ever tasted. No small praise: … Read more

The next big dining trend in SLC

Impossible Foods burger. Credit Impossible Foods

The next big thing huh? I know what you’re thinking. He’s going to blow my mind with details on some exotic new locale or radical fusion dish. What could it be? Perhaps he’s going to tell us about how dishes from the steppes of Central Asia are coming to SLC restaurants; or maybe those fevered … Read more

Restaurant Review Roundup – July 2014

new yorker pizza fiore via eat byu

It looks like June was a tasty month, a very tasty month indeed. In this edition of the round-up check out more than 30 reviews of independent restaurants from around Utah by local bloggers. Pictured shot above is the New Yorker from Eat BYU’s review of Fiore. Amber Restaurant http://www.iheartsaltlake.com/2014/07/the-amber-restaurant.html Bam Bam’s BBQ http://www.ratetheplateutah.com/2014/06/restaurant-review-bam-bams-bbq.html Billy … Read more