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

Dos Olas – don’t miss this excellent new Park City restaurant

Dos Olas - ceviche with mahi mahi

Mexican cuisine holds a particular soft spot in my heart. I washed up on these American shores from limier climes some 22 years ago. Paper husked tomatillos, armies of peppers unknown, achiote and jicama, none of these words existed in a youth packed with pie and pudding. I was like the man peering wide eyed … Read more

Twenty of the best dishes I just ate around Salt Lake City

The Pearl - pork belly and egg rolls

As well as scouring our streets for the new and notable, you’ll also find me overstaying my welcome at a range of well established restaurants too. Seeing as my iPhone has more pictures of plates of food than close family members, I figured it was time to share a few recent ones with you. For … Read more

The Pearl – upping the ante for Utah bar food

The Pearl - greens and mushrooms

Ordinarily speaking, when you find yourself grappling with the culinary options at your local bar, the evening has probably taken a turn for the worse; sticky menus will be tossed towards you, replete with dishes deep fried and freezer sourced. Several of these will no doubt be stacked, loaded or stuffed. Maybe all three if … 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

It’s A Wrap – April 2018

Ribs at R&R BBQ

DABC licenses A relatively busy month in April’s DABC meeting with lots of businesses receiving newly minted licenses. Details as follows: Bar license Five businesses competed in April’s meeting for two available bar licenses. Las Rocas Bar (West Haven) and 16 Post Office Place (SLC) were the successful winners, the latter surrendering their Summer seasonal … Read more

New Restaurants – April 2018

Rico Cocina Y Cantina - taquitos

Rico Cocina Y Tequila Bar Hungry now? I know I am. The pictures above come from the imminent updates headed to Frida Bistro; started by Rico Foods’ Jorge Fierro 8 years ago, Frida was perhaps the first big name in town to really push the envelope of Mexican cuisine. Eight years is a long time … Read more