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

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

Events: Saffron Valley, Stanza, Under Current, Pago, Snowbird

Saffron Valley - fish dish (Adam Finkle)

Saffron Valley Put Tuesday March 27th in your diary (7-9.30 p.m.) as that’s the date for this most interesting pairing meal over at Saffron Valley. The seven course meal is part of their longer goal to bring more of the unique flavors and tradition of India to the streets of SLC. From the press release: … Read more

Events: Meditrina, BTG, Under Current, SL Mag

Meditrina - scallops

Meditrina – As we wrote about last week, Porch is offering a special pre-Valentines dinner, and sister restaurant Meditrina is getting in on the act too. Beat the Feb 14th crowds at this wine dinner February 7th, 7 p.m. Cost is $55 for food and $25 for wine pairings – reservations are via the restaurant … Read more

Events: Avenues Proper, Under Current, Tuscany/Francks

Avenues Proper - beautiful Korean BBQ short ribs with pickled slaw from a previous pairing dinner in 2017

Avenues Proper – Meat lovers will want to keep note of this event on January 28th and join the team up at the aves as they showcase Snake River Farm’s American wagyu and kurobuta pork – with of course – Proper Brewing pairings. The menu by AP chefs Jeffrey Springer, Vance Lott and Ryan Sanders … 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

Events: Red Rock, BTG, Meditrina, Under Current

Red Rock Brewing - beer with santa

Beer With Santa – Kicking off Red Rock Brewing’s annual 12 days of Christmas, is this event for kids of all ages at the Beer Store. On December 9th (2-5 p.m) the store will be hosting a toy drive and photo opp with Santa himself. For grown up kids, the brewery is also offering $5 … Read more

It’s a wrap – November 2017

Amy Eldredge

Salt Lake County Health Inspection AMA – One of the most popular recurring features on our Facebook page is the blow by blow account of the Salt Lake County Health inspectors, and their restaurant closures. When a restaurant is closed, the lurid inspection details are often a mix of fascinating and stomach turning. Recognizing the … Read more

Events – Meditrina, Stanza, Current, Undercurrent

Meditrina

Meditrina – Right now you’re probably all abuzz about Thanksgiving but trust me, before you know it, you’ll be scowling at anyone who dares mention turkey or pie. O.k. let’s not go too far, there’s always room for pie and pie talk. At any rate, now is a great time to schedule in a dining … Read more

Menu watch – October 2017

cy noodles house spicy dan dan noodles

Alamexo Cantina – This new comer to the 9th and 9th area is upto full speed and now open for lunch. Closed on Mondays the Cantina’s new hours are as follows: Tuesday – Saturday: 11.30 a.m. – 10 p.m. Sunday: 11.30 a.m. – 9 p.m. We’ve written about the Cantina a few times recently, the … Read more

Events: Dine About, Feast Of The Five Senses, Under Current, Encore Bistro

Feast Of The Five Senses 2016 - passed appetizers

Park City Dine About – Now in its fifth year, this annual event is back and in full swing until Sunday, October 15th. The two-week dining event features discounted two-course lunches ($10-$15) and three-course dinners ($20-$40) at some of Park City’s biggest names. 31 restaurants are participating in the 2017 event as follows: $10 two … Read more

Events: Avenues Proper, Tastemakers, Negroni Week, Porch, Utah Beer Festival

Negroni at Stanza

Avenues Proper – Tomorrow evening (May 31st) is the next cellar pairing at Avenues Proper. At these monthly events, the restaurant pairs creative cuisine with a range of local craft brews, most opened fresh from the cellar especially for the event. May’s event costs just $55 per person and menu is as follows: * Oysters, … Read more

Events: Cannella’s, Negroni Week, Spencers

classic negroni with beehive gin

Cannella’s – If you’re looking for something to liven up your Wednesday (June 8th) this week – what about a Night Of New Zealand Wine at Cannella’s Restaurant and Lounge with Vine Lore’s Tamerin Smith. Dinner begins at 6.30 p.m. and cost is $30 for food and $30 for wine. Menu is as follows: * … Read more

Events: Undercurrent, Sugar House Pub Crawl

amari at undercurrent

Under Current – This Saturday, Amari will be the focus of the next educational event at Under Current in downtown SLC. From 4.00-5.30 p.m. (May 21) this Italian herbal liquor will be poured, sampled and savored. As with past events, Amy Eldredge and Jimmy Santangelo will lead the class which explores various styles and tasting … 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

Events: Undercurrent, Trio

bar selection at under current

Under Current * – Continuing their series of educational events, April 9th will see vermouth fall under the downtown bar’s scrutiny. The 4-5.30 p.m. class will focus on the regional aspects and tasting notes of vermouth varietals paired with charcuterie and cheese, along with two vermouth based cocktails. Cost to attend is $55. “Aromatized wines … Read more

Easter Dining in Salt Lake City 2016

Oasis German Pancake 1024

Bambara * Special brunch menu including chilaquiles, poached prawns, carving station, pastries and more $48 adults, $38 seniors ages 65 and older, $28 children 6-12, five and under free Caffe Niche * – menu Brunch menu and regular dinner menu Brunch 8.00 a.m. – 4.00 p.m. Dinner 4.00 p.m. – 8.00 p.m. Café Trio Downtown … Read more

Events: Shallow Shaft, Trio, Blind Cafe, Under Current

under current upstairs private dining

Shallow Shaft – Duckhorn Vineyards, one of California’s premiere producers will be the focus of this Alta restaurant’s wine dinner held on Wednesday, March 16th at 6:30 p.m. Chef Kurtis’ regional fare and selected Duckhorn pours will be last event of the winter season for the Shallow Shaft. The meal is hosted by local wine … Read more

Events: Under Current, Frida Bistro, SLC POP

absinthe service at under current

Under Current * – One of downtown’s hippest hangouts will be reprising their popular ‘Absinthe and Oysters’ educational class on Saturday, March 12th, 4-5:30 p.m. The evening will focus on the history, tasting notes and pairing of three different absinthe brands, two cocktails and three sets of paired oysters. Cost to attend is $55. RSVP … Read more