One of South Salt Lake’s top restaurants calls it a day

Taqueria Los Lee - gorditas

Terribly sad news today, at least for this ever-hungry writer, as one of the best restaurants in town has called it quits. Taking to social media, the family behind SoSL’s Taqueria Los Lee confirmed that continuing challenges had now forced their hand in a permanent closure. The business wrote: “We are sure all of you … Read more

Local Utah foodie business seeks help to go national

Cathy Tshilombo-Lokemba

If you haven’t yet seen this one, consider contributing some seasonal cheer (see: cash) for a fabulous local producer. Created by Matt Caputo – always a staunch supporter of local food projects – the campaign seeks to raise funds for Cathy Tshilombo-Lokemba’s Utah based hot sauce business, Mama Africa, Posting on the fundraising page here, … Read more

The changing face of the industry

Maven Oak Creative header image

When I first wrote about the changing reality of the hospitality sector, even I have to admit I didn’t predict finger lickin fright to take hold; suffices to say, when the likes of the colonel are redrawing their business plans, it’s really time to start paying attention. As Covus (that’s what we call it 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 – January 2019

It’s been a few months since we featured a review roundup, like our ever stalling weather, write ups are as thin on the ground as the snow. At this time of the year food writers are typically more concerned with adding a few layers of Winter blubber, than writing about this and that. I can … Read more

New Restaurants – August 2018

The Rising Bun - comrade fries (Rising Bun)

Arancini Snack You might remember this name from the Taste For The Space contest in 2017; the business previously competed in that contest to win a space in the South Towne Mall. That particular contest was won by the burger flipping Special Courses, but Arancini Snack is now back and in their own words, the … Read more