Easter 2022 – where and what to eat in Salt Lake City

Catch Sitka Wild Alaskan Applewood Smoked Fish

Easter Sunday falls on April 17th this, and with it, an inevitable slew of brunch menus, buffets and dining specials. Below are all of the Easter dining options for 2022 we know of in SLC. Be sure to bookmark the page and check back later – we will continue to update the page as we … Read more

Christmas and NYE 2021 dining in Salt Lake City

The Gateway plaza with Christmas lights

I know the feeling. Thanksgiving dinner is still a very raw, fresh memory right? The frenzied dance of pots and pans, the subsequent clean up, the days and days of increasingly determined leftover eating. What sane person wants to repeat that so soon? Check out the following list of options for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day … Read more

Upcoming dining events to brighten the weeks ahead

Scallops (Manoli's)

As I mentioned the other week, it’s important to keep your spirits up during this most sluggish and dull time of the year. For me, that pretty much means stuffing myself silly and ignoring the morose skies and weather (can you tell I’m ready for Spring yet?). A great way to achieve that goal is … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2019

Oasis German Pancake 1024

Who doesn’t eat turkey on Thanksgiving?The turkey duh, cos he’s always stuffed! 2021 UPDATE – looking for where to eat in 2021. Check out the 2021 edition of our Turkey day roundup here. That ones free, you’re welcome. If you decide to cook the big dinner at home this year though – you’re gonna need … Read more

Where to eat out this Easter Sunday in Utah 2019

Kentucky Hot Brown (Hub & Spoke Diner)

Next Sunday sees one of the bigger dining events of the year – Easter Sunday. Many restaurants up and down the Wasatch front put on grand spreads to enjoy; perfect for ending lent fasting (you have up something right?) and celebrating the holiday in style. All the following info provided directly by the restaurants in … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining 2018

Thanksgiving day dining 2016

Update: Thanksgiving 2019 For 2019 dining options see this post here. Original 2018 post Turkey day is almost upon us once again. As ever, if the thought of cooking up a storm in the kitchen sends shivers down your spine – we’ve got the perfect solution – have someone else do the hard work. The … 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

Mother’s Day Dining 2018

Meditrina: shrimp with cheddar grits

Feel free to insert your own cliche about “treating mom to something special this year”; instead look at it as a way – you’re going to get a great meal too – so plan accordingly. Here are some of the best options around town for this years Mother’s Day. Check back soon for more as … Read more

Events: The Aerie, BTG, Under Current, Chocolate And Cheese

The Aerie interior. Credit, The Aerie

The Aerie As part of Snowbird’s 2018 Pairing Series of wine dinners, Obsidian Ridge owner Arpad Molnar will be joining the Vine Lore team at The Aerie restaurant for a special meal on March 31st. Cocktails and appetizers will be served at 6.30 pm. with a four course seated dinner beginning at 7 p.m. Menu … Read more

Christmas and New Year dining 2017

Alamexo Cantina - plantain cakes with salsa ranchera

2018 Update: Be sure to see our latest list of festive fun here:https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/12/17/menu-watch-december-2018/ 2017 Looking for options this Christmas or New Years? The following are all the foodie events, specials and to go options we currently know of. Check back over the next week as we usually add a few more as restaurants finalize last … Read more

Thanksgiving Dining 2017

Cuisine Unlimited - full Turkey dinner catered and delivered

Looking for Thanksgiving 2018 dining? Check out our latest post for 2018: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2018/ 2017… The clock is ticking, and maybe the dread too, November 23rd beckons! If the idea of cooking up a storm for family far and wide fills you with terror, maybe this year hit up a local restaurant. Let someone else take … Read more

Events: Taste Of The Wasatch, SLC Taco Fest, Stanza

Taste Of The Wasatch - plate of food from 2016

Taste Of The Wasatch 2017 – Last nag about this one. Tickets are almost sold out, but if you act especially quick, you might snag one of the few remaining ones. My advice is you do. If you need any last encouragement to get a ticket to the best food event and fundraiser of the … 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

Mother’s Day Dining 2017

Stanza Pea Angnolotti

Looking for 2018 info? Find information on Mother’s Day dining options for 2018 on our latest post here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2018/05/03/mothers-day-dining-2018/ Cafe Niche Brunch buffet – menu $30 for adults and $12 for children 12 and under. Chef Morrison’s focus is on offering farm fresh dishes with amazing flavor. Her Mother’s Day buffet is filled with entrée … Read more

Valentines Day Dining 2017

alamexo margarita with hibiscus

Alamexo Regular menu plus specials listed below 14-18th Feb, 5 p.m. till close * Filet de Res con Recado Negro, filet mignon seasoned with black chile paste, served with handkerchief tamale, jalapeño relleno & salsa molcajete $27 * Pescado Veracruzana, mahi mahi cooked in salsa veracruzana with roasted tomatoes, sweet peppers, olives, and capers, topped … Read more

Thanksgiving dining 2016

Thanksgiving day dining 2016

Looking for Thanksgiving 2017 options? See the our 2017 Thanksgiving piece here: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/2017/11/05/thanksgiving-dining-2017/ The following info is from 2016: If the thought of spending hours laboring over a hot stove, only to be rewarded for your efforts with hours of uncle Barry’s thoughts on the recent elections – has you banging your head against the … Read more

Menu watch July 2016

Alamexo: puerco tacos

Alamexo – As we mentioned last week, taco Thursdays are now in full swing at chef Matt Lake’s refined Mexican restaurant. And what’s more they’re all a dollar, yep, a dollar. Changing each week, the bar area is offering both a meat and vegetarian taco, a dollar each, from 5-6.30 p.m. You could probably buy … Read more

Taste Of The Wasatch 2016

Taste Of The Wasatch 2015 finca paella

Tickets are now on sale for what for some is arguably the showpiece food and wine event of the summer. You can check out our previews of the event in 2014 and 2013 for more background, but suffices to say, the 2016 event looks set to be just as spectacular as ever. This years event … Read more

Mother’s Day Dining SLC 2016

oysters at current

Alamexo Regular dinner menu with Cinco De Mayo specials 5 – 9 p.m. Bambara Regular Sunday brunch menu 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. Current Fish & Oyster Regular menu with specials Brunch 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Dinner 3-9 p.m. Café Trio Downtown Regular menu with specials 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Café Trio Cottonwood … Read more