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

Beer, wine, cider and two thousand dollar dinners – mark your calendars

Galen Zamarra (Yuta)

With the multi-month holiday season looming large ahead, now’s the time we see a final special event hurrah from restaurants; after that, it’s two months of grueling turkey dinners and relatives you haven’t seen since last year, rehashing the same old ill advised jokes. So get your calendar ready. Here’s a few notable events to … Read more

Pie N Beer day returns with 9,000 slices o’ pie

The Pie - buffalo ranch

According to the folks over at the Downtown Alliance, that’s the number of pies and slices set to fly off the proverbial shelves at this year’s Pie N Beer day event. The popular Summertime bash which has taken a two year covid-break, is back for 2022, and back with style I might add. If you’re … Read more

Utah chef’s favorite dishes – I’ll have what they’re having

Beef stroganoff at Table 25

Restaurant menus are created for customers, but they also reflect the tastes of their creators. We asked a few restaurateurs and chefs: “What’s your favorite go-to dish on your menu?” You know, the one they could — and maybe do — eat every day? It’s not always the top-selling dish with customers, but there are … Read more

Utah Easter dining and dishes to go 2021

Easter meal from Hub And Spoke

2021’s list of Easter dining options still isn’t back to the heady heights of the before times but if you’re headed out this April 4th – or looking to bring food home to your own table – there are still several solid options this year. It goes without saying, reservations are required for most of … 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

Cider for brunch, tequila for dinner and lots of 4th of July fun

SLC Eatery - crab benedict, avocado hollandaise , chayote, fennel and heirloom cherry tomato salad (SLC Eatery)

SLC Eatery Cider Brunch Need an excuse to start drinking before noon? O.k. here’s a completely valid reason… This Saturday (June 29th) join SLC Eatery as they host Mountain West Cider for a brunch like no other. Running 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. the restaurant will serve four courses paired with four of Mountain West’s … Read more

It’s A Wrap – October 2018

The Daily - grilled cheese and tomato soup (The Daily)

DABC licenses The following is the round up from October’s DABC meeting – one of my favorite moments of the month. The outcome of these meetings always sheds some light on new restaurants, bars and breweries – not to mention changes at established businesses. Receiving new liquor licenses then… Full service licenses (beer, wine liquor) … Read more

Menu watch – July 2018

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017 - Park City Culinary Institute desserts

Taste Of The Wasatch As promised last week, I’m excited to unveil the full and final menu for this years Taste Of The Wasatch. In case you needed any last convincing this decadent menu should help you make the right decision. Indeed the only real decision will be where to start on August 5th, smoked … Read more

Taste Of The Wasatch 2018

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017 - Solitude Mountain Resort dish

Update: download the full menu for Taste Of The Wasatch 2018. Go grab your wallets. Don’t pause, don’t hesitate, just get ready to signup for the biggest and best food event of the year – Taste Of The Wasatch. I believe at the time of writing there are just a couple hundred tickets left for … Read more

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017

Taste Of The Wasatch 2016 - Riverhorse On Main cuisine

Roll up your sleeves folks, or should I say, put yer eatin’ pants on; because come August 6th, Taste Of The Wasatch is back for 2017. Arguably the highlight of the Summer food festival scene – the event is a blitz of gourmet food and beverages like no other. More than 50 restaurants head to … Read more

Events: Eat Drink SLC a second bite, Hops On The Hill

chef zane holmquist serving at hops on the hill

If you missed out on tickets for this years Eat Drink SLC, take note of a few more food and wine focused events following on from the big party itself. As Tracey Thompson of Wine Lore mentioned to me, “we are fortunate enough to have a lot of talent still in SLC after Eat Drink … Read more

It’s a wrap – June 2017

Royal Street Cafe cuisine

In reverse order, to wrap up June: news, press releases and info that reached us over the last few weeks, that didn’t make it into any other article… Oasis Cafe named only Utah OpenTable Top 100 Brunches in America Oasis Cafe on 500 East has been honored as Utah’s only winner of the newly released … Read more

Events: Hops On The Hill, Taste Of The Wasatch 2016, Wasatch Art Soiree 2016

Taste Of The Wasatch 2015 plate

Hops On the Hill – Beat the heat up at Stein Eriksen Lodge tonight. At the recurring Hops On The Hill event, you can enjoy food pairings from chef Zane Holmquist paired with craft beer. Tonight’s guest breweries are 2 Row Brewing and Bohemian Brewery. Cost for the food and beer tasting is $40 and … Read more

Events: Taste Of The Wasatch 2015

Taste Of The Wasatch: random items

There’s just a under a month remaining until one of my favorite dining events of the summer, heck, the year. Taste Of The Wasatch 2015 is set to hit Solitude Mountain Resort on August 2nd – you should be there. As I wrote last year, I know there are a bewildering array of dining events … Read more

Easter Brunch Dining In SLC 2015

Oasis Cafe Patio with Diners

Looking for somewhere special to celebrate this Easter? We’ve cobbled together a quick guide to who, what and where you might what to consider brunch this April 5th. It goes without saying, reservations are highly recommended. SLC and valley Bambara* Buffet 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. $46 adults, $20 for children 5-12, children under 5 … Read more

Events: Finca, Red White and Snow, Operation Smile

Pepe Raventós from Raventós i Blanc winery

Finca – On Thursday, March 12th check out chef Phelix Gardner and crew’s cuisine as they craft a special multi-course menu to pair with sparkling wines from one of the original Cava producers in Spain, Raventós i Blanc winery. The tasting menu is $40 for food and $45 for wine. Space is limited and RSVP’s … Read more

Christmas and New Years dining 2014

Oasis Cafe Beet Tower Appetizer

Looking for some inspiration on where to dine this festive season? Check out some of the restaurants open for Christmas and New Years 2014: Christmas Eve Bambara * – will be ringing in the holidays this year with style. Executive chef Nathan Powers’ new winter menus will be the stars, along with decadent dinner specials … Read more