Liquor license frenzy approaches – mark your calendars

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As the clock ticks down to the June DABC meeting (sorry it’s DABS now folks) so the interest escalates around who exactly will snaffle up all those delicious bar licenses set to unfurl. Just like an exotic flora that blooms once every 17 years, this is a practically unheard of event, something to witness and … Read more

It’s A Wrap – March 2018

Vida Tequila 2018 bottling

Vida Tequila New for 2018 and this Salt Lake City based tequila brand – contemporary new bottling that wouldn’t look out of place in an art galley; or maybe just maybe – your home bar, nudge nudge. Via press release, Vida Tequila founder Lisa Barlow writes: Everything we do is thoughtful and strong. VIDA has … Read more

Events: Avenues Proper, Under Current, Tuscany/Francks

Avenues Proper - beautiful Korean BBQ short ribs with pickled slaw from a previous pairing dinner in 2017

Avenues Proper – Meat lovers will want to keep note of this event on January 28th and join the team up at the aves as they showcase Snake River Farm’s American wagyu and kurobuta pork – with of course – Proper Brewing pairings. The menu by AP chefs Jeffrey Springer, Vance Lott and Ryan Sanders … Read more

Drink news: Proper Brewing Co, Vida Tequila, Annex

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Proper Brewing Co: – Proper’s recently expanded brewery operations are now starting to generate a buzz of activity – with three new brews coming online this month. Firstly, Proper Brewing Co‘s Ainsley Amber Ale is now on sale. The release party for the beer is tomorrow evening, September 9th, held in conjunction with local nonprofit … Read more

Booze News: Bambara, Beehive Distilling, Avenues Proper

American Sniper bambara cocktail

Bambara * – To have a little fun with the buzz surrounding the 2015 Academy Awards, Bambara is featuring original specialty drinks, each designed for an Oscar “Best Picture” nominee and crafted by the expert bartenders in Bambara’s popular gathering hotspot, “The Vault.” Available now through Feb. 22 when the awards are bestowed, every vote … Read more

Events: WTF!, Avenues Proper, SLC Festival Cafe, Franck’s

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WTF! – Wait, that particular abbreviation isn’t quite what you might think. This particular WTF stands for Wine, Theater, Food. On Saturday Jan. 17th (6:30 – 10:30) join Vine Lore* as they host a special fundraiser for local performing arts group SB Dance. Food will be provided from some of SLC’s hottest restaurants including Provisions, … Read more

News: Avenues Proper, The Annex, Talisman Brewing Company

Burger monday at annex by epic brewing

Avenues Proper – Last fall, Avenues Proper released a beer in collaboration with Charming Beard Coffee, and in their own words, it was arguably their most popular beer they’ve ever brewed. The beer is a Belgian Coffee Stout named Foreign Gentleman. After a year of constant requests avenues Proper has brewed a second batch of … Read more