It’s a wrap – July 2017

Evan Lewandowski of Ruth Lewandowski wines testing soil samples

Utah Wine – Ruth Lewandowski Wines, arguably Utah’s premier wine maker, might soon be making the leap to 100% Utah based production. The planting of Utah based vines has been long time in the making – and things are still preciously balanced – but keep your fingers and toes crossed with owner and winemaker, Evan … Read more

Events: SL Mag cocktail contest, FoFS 2016, Winos For Rhinos, Riedel

scarborough fair at uncercurrent

Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest – The drinks have been downed and the votes are in, now it’s time to pick a winner. And, er, drink a bit more. This Sunday, join Salt Lake Magazine and a whos who of local mixology at Pierpoint Place as the month long Farm To Glass cocktail contest is … Read more

Events: Feast Of The Five Senses 2016

Feast Of The Five Senses 2015 - Liberty Heights Fresh' duck confit

Feast Of The Five Senses is an event I always look forward to in the dining calendar. Not least for an evening of great food, wine and friends – but also as signal of the changing seasons. In my mind the Feast serves as a fond farewell to the summer season and cheery welcome to … Read more

EDSLC 2016, Beehive Distilling, Frida Bistro, Wasatch Community Gardens

eat drink slc forage 2015

Eat Drink SLC 2016 – If you haven’t yet purchased tickets to this years EDSLC, here’s a reminder: do. As I mentioned previously, this is one of the very best dining events of the summer. Since that last post, tickets have been flying off of the virtual shelves and a stack of new restaurants have … Read more

Events: BTG, Finca, Pioneer Day, Wasatch Art Soiree

btg wine bar

BTG Wine Bar * – Next Wednesday, one of SLC’s finest is offering a wine dinner with a twist. BTG’s Sommelier Selections Wine Dinner on July 29th offers diners the chance to set their own dining time, with reservations available anytime between 6-9 p.m. It’s an intriguing spin on the standard setup, and presumably affords … Read more

Events: Eat Drink SLC, Pork & Cork, Outstanding In The Field

eat drink slc 2014 logo

Eat Drink SLC * – Hopefully you carved out Thursday, July 9th in your diary as we previously recommended. If you did, you’ll be excited to know that the first annual Eat Drink SLC event is blossoming into quite the stellar event. This food meets wine, then says hello to spirits and beer – all … 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