Harmons’ annual chile roast returns August 20th

Harmons Hatch chile taco rico rice

One of my favorite times of the year is almost upon us. This Friday (August 20th) kicks off Harmons’ annual Hatch Chile Roast. A fierce fiesta of flavor and fire, and overly giddy alliteration too. Swing by all locations (Friday and Saturdays 11 a.m. through 6 p.m.) and you’ll undoubtedly spy an assembled crowd, not … Read more

Two more restaurants call it quits amid redevelopment

Taqueria 27 - steak tacos and margarita

In our recent story about why restaurants are facing a harder time than ever, one item we didn’t cover was the rapid redevelopment of Salt Lake City. With unemployment in Utah approaching record lows the state has become the third fastest growing in the nation; pressure is on for more and more housing, which in … Read more

The return of Desert Edge, new restaurants and must eat dishes

Nacho Daddy - enchilada nachos

Desert Edge returns Several readers have contacted me over the past few months to ask about the current state of this popular pub and brewery. I can now happily report the business is starting to ramp back up. I’m told it’s still a work in progress, but the team are working hard to get back … Read more

Rico risking closure, buffets back in business and much more

Mr Shabu - appetizer sampler

Rico Brand Foods face closure News in this week that the popular Rico Brand Foods might be up on the chopping block soon. Rico’s owner Jorge Fierro came to the US nearly four decades ago and has become something of a living legend in the local food community; not least for his range of prepared … Read more