Taste Of The Wasatch 2014

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Over 50 of Utah’s top chefs, restaurants and bakers will gather on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at Solitude Mountain Resort from 11:30a.m.(for VIPs), 12 noon (for general admission) until 4 p.m. for Taste of the Wasatch 2014. Over 1,500 expected attendees will participate in this gastronomic event while enjoying fine cuisine from restaurants such as […]

Restaurant Review Roundup – July 2014

new yorker pizza fiore via eat byu

It looks like June was a tasty month, a very tasty month indeed. In this edition of the round-up check out more than 30 reviews of independent restaurants from around Utah by local bloggers. Pictured shot above is the New Yorker from Eat BYU’s review of Fiore. Amber Restaurant http://www.iheartsaltlake.com/2014/07/the-amber-restaurant.html Bam Bam’s BBQ http://www.ratetheplateutah.com/2014/06/restaurant-review-bam-bams-bbq.html Billy […]

Summer mountain dining news

park city cocktail contest

The polls for the Park City Area Restaurant Association annual Summer Cocktail Contest are now open. All month long, drink enthusiasts will be able to rate libations on a 1-to-10 scale, based on taste and presentation. Online voting will run through July 31 on the PCARA website, www.parkcityrestaurants.com. More than a dozen local bars and […]

Events: Pago, Food And Wine Classic, Franck’s

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Pago Bastille Day Dinner Celebrate Bastille Day this Monday, July 14th with Pago. The evening kicks off at 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 6.30 p.m. Cost is $40 for wine and $40 for food. This intro from house sommelier Evan Lewandowski is free: “Holidays are ever-funny things. If you’re anything at all like me, […]

News: Meanwhile, in beer news

squatters new packaging

With a quarter century nearly on the clock, Squatters Craft Beers last week announced a raft of updates. In addition to a brand new refresh of all packaging (hitting the shelves now, pictured above and below) – two new fine brews will be hitting stores as well. Here are some more details on those. Wee […]

Events: Pig And Pinot, Wicked Cocktails, Epic

Bambara - Dr. Dillamond's Dram WICKED Cocktail

Pig And Pinot Pig, Pinot and… Adam in the Garden. No, not that Adam. The Adam here is Adam Campbell, Winemaker of Elk Cove Vineyards. One of the first families of Willamette Valley viniculture, specializing in estate grown cool climate wines that rival the best in the world. Adam Campbell, son of Elk Cove founders […]

News: Beehive Distiling, Mandarin, July 4th

Oasis Cafe Patio with Diners

Beehive Distilling Beehive Distilling, Utah’s only gin distillery, has released the first gin to be legally made in the state in over 140 years. Jack Rabbit Gin is now available in more than 30 Utah State Liquor and Wine stores statewide—from Logan to St. George. The 750-milliliter bottles are priced at $27.99. Distilled and bottled […]

Events: June and July 2014 dining events

wasatch mountain table pigs n pinot

Faustina * Faustina in downtown Salt Lake is hosting their first beer dinner of 2014 with EPIC Brewing Co. on Thursday, June 26 at 7:30 p.m.. EPIC’s Brewmaster Kevin Crompton will be there to educate diners about EPIC Brewing fundamentals and the distinctions of each selection, along with tasting notes for beers complementing Chef de […]

Restaurant Review Roundup – June 2014

street dumplings at rye whiskey and waffles

Got the Monday blues? Check out the following two dozen restaurant reviews from local bloggers and find somewhere fun and flavorful to eat somewhere this week. Feeatured image, Street Dumplings from Random Acts Of Kelliness’ first look at Rye Alamexo http://whatmickyeats.blogspot.com/2014/05/alamexo.html Bambara http://www.theslcfoodie.com/2014/05/16/bambara-restaurant-in-downtown-salt-lake-city/ The Blu Pig BBQ http://wangsgard.com/post/blu-pig-50676/ Burgers and Bourbon http://www.randomactsofkelliness.com/2014/06/burgers-bourbon-at-montage-park-city.html Burger Supreme http://aaronguile.com/2014/05/03/needing-a-pastrami-fix-burger-supreme/ […]