Restaurant Review Roundup – October 2014

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Week already dragging you down? Not to worry, check out these 20+ restaurant reviews from local bloggers in the October 2014 roundup – and start making weekend plans right away. Featured image, Aristo’s garlicky Skordalia, courtesy of Random Acts Of Kelliness‘ review of Aristo’s below. Aristo’s http://www.randomactsofkelliness.com/2014/10/aristos-salt-lake-city.html Aristo’s http://www.slcfoodradar.com/2014/09/28/aristos/ Brass Tag http://www.theslcfoodie.com/2014/09/17/deer-valley-brass-tag/ Copper Common http://heartbeatnosh.com/2014/10/10/copper-common-salt-lake-city/ […]

Events: Ruth Lewandowksi Wines, Meditrina, Alamexo

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Meditrina – Winemaker Rick Longoria of Longoria Winery joins small-plates specialist Meditrina for an evening of four courses and four beautiful wines on Thursday, October 30 at 7:00 PM. The menu for the event is as follows Course one * Poached pear and arugula salad, pistachio vinaigrette * Longoria Pinot Grigio Course two * Wild […]

On the matter of anonymity

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Of late, I seem to have been embroiled in more than one debate about anonymity and the life of a restaurant critic. Rather than simmer in a pot of my own angry pho and rant in silence (e.g. at my long suffering wife), I figured I’d just put down my own two penneth on the […]

Events: Faustina, Park City Dine Around, GF Expo

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Faustina * – The chic downtown SLC eatery will reprise their ever popular fall beer dinner with Epic Brewing on Thursday, Oct. 23 at 7:00 p.m. Epic’s brewmaster Kevin Crompton will be on hand to educate diners about Epic Brewing fundamentals and the distinctions of each selection – along with tasting notes for beers complementing […]

Events: SALO, Farm To Glass, Frida Bistro

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The SALO Project – SALO, the moveable Filpino pop-up dinner visiting all 50 US states, hits SLC this Sunday (September 28th). The intimate gathering (Salu-salo means dinner party) with host and chef Yana Gilbuena seeks to explore Filipino cuisine in detail and depth, showcasing the flavors of this 7,100+ island archipelago nation. The evening event […]

Restaurant Review Roundup – September 2014

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More than fifteen restaurant reviews comprise September’s restaurant review round up. Spitz continues to make waves and buzz among local writers – see Heartbeat Nosh for the latest writeup. Featured picture above is taken from the Hearbeat Nosh’s review of Spitz. Art City Donuts http://www.ratetheplateutah.com/2014/08/food-truck-review-art-city-donuts.html Carlos’ Kitchen #2 http://fatkidapproved.blogspot.com/2014/08/fat-kid-reviews-carlos-kitchen-2.html Cheddatruck http://www.eatbyu.com/2014/08/cheddatruck.html Cowgirl Creamery Cowgirl Creamery […]

Event: Finca Spanish Winemaker Dinner

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I’ve said it again and again and I’m going to bore you on the same point yet again – the team behind Finca and Pago are at the peak of their creative powers right now. Note: scroll to the bottom of this post to see what I mean… On September 13th at 6pm – you […]