Utah bar named one of the best in the country

Post Office Place - bar area (POP)

You can’t get a drink in Utah they say. Or at the very least, you can’t get a real drink in Utah they’ll tell you. They are actually idiots, and the news today proves them wrong once again. And no, this isn’t some cockamamie chatbot-borne listicle, this is serious food industry praise from the loftiest … Read more

Where to eat this Valentine’s Day 2023 in Utah

Vosges Chocolates

This year’s Valentine’s Day represents an additional challenge for those hoping to secure a table. Valentines will fall on Tuesday this year, but just a few days later on the Friday (17th), the highly anticipated NBA All Star series of games will kick off a three day run in the city (more on that soon). … Read more

Raise a glass – 2022’s best cocktails

Beehive Distillery - bar area

It’s that time of year when best of the year lists abound. 2022 will go down as the re-emerging of Utah, and the world, from the pandemic, with hope for new endeavors and the wish to sustain the things we love. In this vain, we bring you a round up of spirited drinks found at … Read more

Christmas and NYE 2022 dining in Utah

Urban Hill - raw bar seating

Here’s our last major dining event update of 2022, cheers! If you’re looking to dine out in the coming couple of weeks (or even take some specials home), these are all of the current special events we know of going on around town. Note: we’ve only included specials and one offs, plenty of restaurants will … Read more

Fall menus rolling out at local Utah restaurants

Jon Dubois at Pago On 9th (Pago)

As the leaf blowers roar, so do local menus get a spritz of rib sticking flair; all Brussels sprouts, big meats and calorie-built sauces. This last week or so has seen a small slew of eager PR folks fill my inbox with updates from their client’s kitchen. If you’re looking for something new, from somewhere … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2022

Thanksgiving sandwich with Beltex Turkey

Before we begin, go ahead and hit that bookmark button in your browser. As ever, the following list will grow on substantially over the coming week or two. As and when restaurants post their T-Day deals and specials, I’ll be updating the following collection on a daily basis. Check back often. As a reminder, we’ve … Read more

Valentine’s Day dining in SLC 2022

Catch Sitka Wild Alaskan Applewood Smoked Fish

Here’s your timely reminder that Valentine’s 2022 is headed your way fast. There’s three weeks to the big dining day as I write, and if you want to impress your special other, it’s time to get that meal planned now. Below is a list of all the 2022 menus and specials we’ve heard about so … Read more

State Of The Plate 2021

Bricks Corner

Hot on the heels of our recent readers choice awards, I bring you my favorite way to end the year – the sixth annual State Of The Plate; a look back over 2021 and what was hot, what was tepid and what I reckon will soon be whistling on the stove. You can see previous … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2021

Thanksgiving plate with Beltex

Turkey day is right around the corner folks, and this year, well I think this year is gonna be a busy one. Expect tables to book out quickly, shelves to get cleared out double quick. Remember those turkeys I told you to get your paws on last week? Beltex moved around 200 of the birds … Read more

Italian food and fun set to hit downtown SLC

Wood fired pizza from 2019 (Festa Italiana)

Clear your calendar for the upcoming weekend, you’re going to need some free time to work your way through this one. More than a dozen Italian food vendors will be setting up shop at The Gateway, for this years Festa Italiana party. The two day event spans the 18th and 19th of September. Admission to … Read more

Valentine’s Day 2021 in Utah

Harmons hot cocoa bombs

Every year my advice is the same: if you really want to treat that special someone in you life, skip the 14th of February. Seriously, go a week before, go a week later, just avoid one of the busiest dining days on the regular calendar. If you have your mind set though, there are plenty … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2020

Thanksgiving day dining 2016

2021 UPDATE – looking for where to eat in 2021. Check out the 2021 edition of our Turkey day roundup here. The phrase thanksgiving in the year that is 2020 might seem like an anachronism, but here we are – tis the season. Tis the season to hurl overcooked spuds at anyone who rolls out … Read more

SLC Eatery celebrates backstory, Alamexo closes, all the latest news

SLC Eatery celebrates Fresco For those long enough in the tooth, you might recall one of SLC’s finest dining gems – Fresco. Fresco ultimately became the home for Trestle Tavern, and most recently the third iteration of Finca Fresco was where the plotting and planning for SLC Eatery all began. Owner and chef Paul Chamberlain … Read more

Easter dining to go, free meals for healthcare workers and more

Easter meal from Hub And Spoke

Easter options to go Ordinarily our Easter dining roundup is one of the biggest articles of the year. Brunch upon brunch of delicious celebratory meals. This year is obviously markedly different, but there are still plenty of plucky businesses cooking up a storm in the kitchen for you. Here are all the restaurants we know … Read more

Family meals, free food for medical workers, menu updates and much more

Curbside and delivery updates SLC Eatery – Paul Chamberlain and Logen Crew’s Salt Lake restaurant is now offering a brand new curbside offering. Menu. Alamexo – This Mexican must eat are now offering a condensed selection of their favorite dishes for curbside pickup. Tue-Sat until 8 p.m. Menu. Takashi – Takashi Gibo’s signature sushi spot … 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

Christmas Day, New Years Eve and more menu updates aplenty

Whiskey Street - bacon wrapped meatload and cider

Buckle up, this one’s a super sized edition of our monthly menu watch; a blow by blow breakdown of what’s new and special on menus around town. First up, lets start with the seasonal specials headed your way. Here are all the Christmas Day and NYE specials we’re currently aware of (notes provided by restaurants). … Read more