News: Eat Local Week, Tuesday Farmer’s Market, Faustina

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Eat Local Week – If you’re headed to a farmer’s market this Sunday, you might want to shop with an eye on the Eat Local Week recipe contest. The contest challenges locals to create an award winning dish comprising as many locally sourced ingredients as possible. There are there tiers of difficulty to enter your […]

Weekend wine inspiration

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If you’re anything like me, navigating the wine store selection can often be a tiring task – just put something drinkable in my hand and let me out of here! Fear not, our local partners* in the wine business, Vine Lore, routinely tip us off to some of the great wines they have hitting local […]

Events: Avenues Bistro, SLC POP

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Avenues Bistro On 3rd – The next date to mark in your diary should be this coming Monday – August 24th. One of the city’s most celebrated neighborhood eateries will be hosting a wine dinner packed with both local producers and seasonal produce. Francis Fecteau of Libation Inc. will be on hand pouring and talking […]

Events: Even Stevens, BTG, The Great Chilli Escape

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Even Stevens Sandwiches – Tomorrow (Saturday, 15th) sees the 42nd stop on the BLgT 50 state country wide tour. So what exactly is BLgT? The formula is rather simple: BLT + LGBT = BLgT. Even simpler: bacon for equality. For the Summer of 2015, chefs across America are creating their own twist on the classic […]

Restaurant Review Roundup – August 2015

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Blogs, podcasters, vloggers – you name it – we’ve got the last month’s worth of restaurant review coverage from locals all neatly bundled up and ready to while away the rest of your Monday with. Featured image above taken from the Heartbeat Nosh review of Del Mar Al Lago. The Annex By Epic Brewing http://heartbeatnosh.com/2015/07/13/the-annex-by-epic-brewing-salt-lake-city/ […]

Events: Current, Pago, Franck’s, Alamexo, Silver Fork

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Pago – 9th and 9th’s farm to table pioneer is back this Sunday, with their yearly rose advocacy dinner. The fixed-price menu is priced $45 for food and $40 for wine. Here’s the scoop for the dinner this Sunday, August 9th at 5.30 p.m. : “From the moment the thermometer crested 75 degrees, PAGO began […]

Events: BTG, Finca, Pioneer Day, Wasatch Art Soiree

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BTG Wine Bar * – Next Wednesday, one of SLC’s finest is offering a wine dinner with a twist. BTG’s Sommelier Selections Wine Dinner on July 29th offers diners the chance to set their own dining time, with reservations available anytime between 6-9 p.m. It’s an intriguing spin on the standard setup, and presumably affords […]

News: New restaurants around SLC – July 2015

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What’s more impressive than a double rainbow? More exciting than finding that unexpected $20 bill in your back pocket? Even better than waking up dreading the alarm before quickly remembering it’s your day off? A whole list of brand spanking new restaurants to set your teeth into – that’s what! O.k. you’re right, I’d take […]

Events: Taste Of The Wasatch 2015

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There’s just a under a month remaining until one of my favorite dining events of the summer, heck, the year. Taste Of The Wasatch 2015 is set to hit Solitude Mountain Resort on August 2nd – you should be there. As I wrote last year, I know there are a bewildering array of dining events […]

Events: Oasis Cafe, Eat Drink SLC, Under Current

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Oasis Cafe * – Wondering who might be open during July’s two big holidays – look no further than the tranquil (see: someone else dealing with the chaos of cooking and cleanup) climes of Oasis Cafe. This year the restaurant will open for brunch on July 4th, serving from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Also […]