Events: J Wong’s, Mandarin, Shallow Shaft

chinese year of the sheep in slc

J.Wong’s Thai & Chinese Bistro – J. Wong’s Thai & Chinese Bistro, located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, invites the community to help usher in the year of the sheep on February 21st and again on February 27th (7 p.m. each night). Each night the eatery will host a lion dance, presented […]

Valentine Dining Salt Lake City 2015

finca menu at new location

Much like half price sushi (also see: discount parachutes) – I’d normally advise you to run away as fast as you can from a restaurant on Valentines Day. As one of the busiest days in a restaurant’s calendar, it’s unsurprising that both kitchen and service staff can be stretched thin – at times making for […]

Dining Deals February 2015

feldmans deli reuben sandwich

Dining out doesn’t need to break the bank. Check out some of the best deals, coupons and offers available around the valley right now. No purchase required Chef Gao / Sweet Ginger – 20% off Guru’s – 50% off L&L Hawaiian BBQ – 50% off Purple Turtle – 50% off Tushar Brazilian Express – 50% […]

Booze News: Bambara, Beehive Distilling, Avenues Proper

American Sniper bambara cocktail

Bambara * – To have a little fun with the buzz surrounding the 2015 Academy Awards, Bambara is featuring original specialty drinks, each designed for an Oscar “Best Picture” nominee and crafted by the expert bartenders in Bambara’s popular gathering hotspot, “The Vault.” Available now through Feb. 22 when the awards are bestowed, every vote […]

The Annex by Epic Brewing Company review

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Check out our sister site The Utah Review today, for my latest piece on Annex by Epic Brewing. The Sugarhouse brewpub has a new chef, menu and look. Frankly it’s safe to say you can forget everything you’ve previously heard about this joint – it’s a completely new enterprise under chef Craig Gerome. Just take […]

Restaurant Review Roundup – January 2015

breakfast poutine the annex

Hopefully by now you’ve cast aside all those rashly made resolutions revolving around eating more healthily. We’re friends, so lets be honest, that always translates to more boring and less deliciousness. Down to the serious business then, what restaurants will be adding those tasty calories and belt notches in 2015? This months restaurant review roundup […]

News: Avenues Proper, Oasis Cafe, Sundance Dining

oasis cafe grilled salmon

Avenues Proper – The popular Avenues restaurant continues to evolve as 2015 presses on. Brunch is now being served, every Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to the new brunch menu, Avenues are also featuring $3 mimosas and bloodymarys. Additionally the restaurant is also offering a new “mid-day menu” from […]

Events: WTF!, Avenues Proper, SLC Festival Cafe, Franck’s

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WTF! – Wait, that particular abbreviation isn’t quite what you might think. This particular WTF stands for Wine, Theater, Food. On Saturday Jan. 17th (6:30 – 10:30) join Vine Lore* as they host a special fundraiser for local performing arts group SB Dance. Food will be provided from some of SLC’s hottest restaurants including Provisions, […]