More than four dozen new food spots around Utah to check out

Chicken Shack - wings and tenders

It’s been quite the busy few months in restaurant world. Despite my own frenzied hand waving and chicken little-esque chirps of the sky is falling – a galaxy of starry eyed restaurateurs have thrown their hats in the ring. Who will succeed, who will fail, well that’s pretty much up to you dear reader. It’s … Read more

Whats on sale at the liquor store this June, and other alcohol news

Epic Pakkā Hard Seltzer Company Releases Junipér

This is your monthly reminder that one of my favorite websites in Utah is back with their latest roundup of what we can all agree is critical reporting – what’s on sale at the liquor store this June. Drink In Utah report each and every month on the pricing and inventory changes at DABC stores, … Read more

Reader’s choice awards 2019 – the winners

R&R BBQ - three meat plate

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

It’s a wrap – November 2017

Amy Eldredge

Salt Lake County Health Inspection AMA – One of the most popular recurring features on our Facebook page is the blow by blow account of the Salt Lake County Health inspectors, and their restaurant closures. When a restaurant is closed, the lurid inspection details are often a mix of fascinating and stomach turning. Recognizing the … Read more

Restaurant review roundup – August 2017

Star Of India - samosa. Credit, Slug Mag and Talyn Sherer

There’s never an excuse to eat poorly – especially with our monthly round up of local writers and reviewers. This month sees more than 20+ reviews, profiles, interviews and more. Featured picture above courtesy of SL Mag review of Star India and photographer Talyn Sherer. Reviews Carnegie’s Public House (SLC) https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2017/08/14/first-look-carnegies-public-house-fat-jacks/ Charlotte Rose’s Carolina BBQ … Read more

Restaurant review roundup – June and July 2017

Black Sheep Cafe. Credit Slug Mag and Talyn Sherer.

Seeing as the roundup took a brief hiatus last month because I forgot of extenuating and important circumstances, this months sees a double edition; a bumper crop of restaurant reviews and profiles from print press, online writers and podcasters around Utah. Get ready for the weekend and dive into the following 35+ pieces: Reviews Antica … Read more

Restaurant review roundup – May 2017

Pizza Nono - credit SLUG magazine and Talyn Sherer

Ready for the weekend? No? O.k. we gotcha. How about 25+ reviews and write ups about restaurants, bars and more from local writers, bloggers, pod casters and more. Settle back, dig in and make the weekend one to remember. Reviews Afghan Kitchen (South Salt Lake) http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/5196052-155/authentic-afghanistan-cuisine-finds-a-home Blue Iguana (SLC) http://utahstories.com/2017/05/the-secret-of-blue-iguana/ Charleston Cafe (Draper) http://www.sltrib.com/entertainment/5253906-155/restaurant-review-step-back-in-time Cravings … Read more

Tales from the DABC – March and April

Chakra Lounge - curry chicken bites

Back with a double whammy, our recap of recent DABC meetings, covering winners, losers and well, liquor! This time March and April’s meetings and notable events. March 2017 DABC meeting Full service restaurant licenses – Harmon’s City Creek secured a full service restaurant license for the restaurant space that functions as the grocery store’s cooking … Read more

New restaurants – February 2017

cantina de alamexo chorizo flautas

Cantina De Alamexo – This new restaurant from Alamexo chef and owner Matt Lake isn’t quite ready for prime time just quite yet, but I couldn’t resist sharing a glimpse of what to expect after a recent preview meal I enjoyed; enjoyed is putting it mildly, I’ve done nothing since but sit in a drooling … Read more