Eight new bars approved at June alcohol meeting

Credit, Quarters Arcade Bar, City Home Collective

Yesterday saw the momentous day of reckoning that we’ve been previewing since March. With the myriad updates to Utah’s liquor laws now in effect for for 2022, a once in a generation bounty of full bar licenses were up for grabs – ten to be precise. As commissioner Thue dubbed it,”barapalooza”. Let’s get straight to … Read more

Spaghetti by the bucket? It’s coming soon to Salt Lake City

Spaghetti - not by the bucket

Don’t lie. You saw the headline and clicked through in a complicated mix of horror, confusion and gollum-like covetous greed. Don’t worry, your secret is safe with me. I’ll give you a moment to compose yourself and take a deep breath. O.k. let’s carry on. By The Bucket is an all new restaurant headed our … Read more

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

Restaurant openings latest news

Sunday's Best - fried chcken sandwich, monkey bread

It’s been barely two weeks since the last mega-recap of the dining scene notable additions, but even in that small time, more than two dozen new businesses have come across my radar. Here’s the latest to keep an eye on – open now and coming soon. An interesting item to note is how many of … Read more

More than seventy new foodie spots to explore across Utah

Blue marlin review header

Time restaurant openings wait for no man. Since our last roundup in October 2019, we’ve compiled a fairly heaving list of more than seventy new restaurants, bars, breweries, dessert shops and more. Here’s the complete list of everything new and opening soon in Utah: Bewilder Brewing We profiled this brand new craft brewer back in … Read more

The Roundup – May 2019

Ready for some dining inspiration, or lets be honest, a way to slack off work for a few hours? You’ll be so engrossed in the following roundup, your boss will be sure to thing you’re engaged in some serious research. Heck you might even get a raise. Anyway, here’s the latest installment of the roundup, … Read more

The Roundup – April 2018

Pretty Bird - chicken sandwich (Angie Miller | KUER)

As ever, there’s no reason to eat poorly if you’re equipped with our monthly edition of the Roundup; a blow by blow listing of the last months write-ups, reviews, podcasts and more surrounding Utah restaurants. Hot right now? Chicken sandwiches, oh so many chicken sandwiches. The rumor mill tells me we aren’t done yet either. … 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

Restaurant Review Roundup – October 2014

Week already dragging you down? Not to worry, check out these 20+ restaurant reviews from local bloggers in the October 2014 roundup – and start making weekend plans right away. Featured image, Aristo’s garlicky Skordalia, courtesy of Random Acts Of Kelliness‘ review of Aristo’s below. Aristo’s http://www.randomactsofkelliness.com/2014/10/aristos-salt-lake-city.html Aristo’s http://www.slcfoodradar.com/2014/09/28/aristos/ Brass Tag http://www.theslcfoodie.com/2014/09/17/deer-valley-brass-tag/ Copper Common http://heartbeatnosh.com/2014/10/10/copper-common-salt-lake-city/ … Read more

Restaurant Review Roundup – June 2014

street dumplings at rye whiskey and waffles

Got the Monday blues? Check out the following two dozen restaurant reviews from local bloggers and find somewhere fun and flavorful to eat somewhere this week. Feeatured image, Street Dumplings from Random Acts Of Kelliness’ first look at Rye Alamexo http://whatmickyeats.blogspot.com/2014/05/alamexo.html Bambara http://www.theslcfoodie.com/2014/05/16/bambara-restaurant-in-downtown-salt-lake-city/ The Blu Pig BBQ http://wangsgard.com/post/blu-pig-50676/ Burgers and Bourbon http://www.randomactsofkelliness.com/2014/06/burgers-bourbon-at-montage-park-city.html Burger Supreme http://aaronguile.com/2014/05/03/needing-a-pastrami-fix-burger-supreme/ … Read more