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

Taste Of The Wasatch: random items

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 […]

Restaurant Review Roundup – June 2015

Kyoto: Broiled squid with soy sauce and ginger

A quiet month in restaurant reviews for sure. Given that Utah is now a twin city with the surface of the sun, I can only imagine everyone is holed up at home, AC maxed out, submerged in a bath tub of ice. For those souls brave enough to head out into our new apocalyptic, blast […]

News: Under Current, Avenues Proper, Oasis Cafe

bar selection at under current

Under Current Club – Salt Lake’s newest chic cocktail bar proudly announced its grand opening just over a week ago. Located on the newly redeveloped 300 South corridor at 279 East, Under Current adds a contemporary, comfortable option for entertainment and conversation in the newly refurbished historic building. Inspired by famous cocktail bars in New […]

News: Avenues Proper, Park City, URA

avenues proper spring hummus

Avenues Proper – Up in the Avenues, the neighborhood’s namesake Proper Pub has a trio of updates. The upscale mini-brewpub was recently granted a Summer Seasonal Club license from the DABC. This means that after some brief remodeling to appease state requirements the business will unveil the all new “Proper Bar”; essentially a separated bar […]

Restaurant Review Roundup – May 2015

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Rather than trying to tackle that Monday morning pile of work on your desk, why not do something eminently more enjoyable. One option – plot your dining exploits for the week ahead via our restaurant review round up, which features more than thirty five restaurant reviews on the local dining scene from bloggers far and […]

News: Weekend Wines

HARASZTHY FAMILY CELLARS Old Vine Zinfandel 2012 big bottle

Hopefully you’ve got somewhere special booked for mom this mother’s day, but if not, our friends at Vine Lore * have another suggestion, plus some other weekend wine inspiration. Show your love this Mother’s Day with a bottle of Tasca d’Almerita Lamúri. Lamùri, or “love” in Sicilian dialect, is made entirely from hand-harvested Nero d’Avola […]

News: Finca, Kyoto, Current Fish And Oyster, Park City

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Finca * – Spring menus are now starting to blossom, so expect a flurry of these over the coming weeks. The first of which comes from our pals at Finca, who sent us the following thoughtful explanation of their new menu and inspiration therein. Owner Scott Evans kicked things off by email: “It’s bigger and […]

Booze News: Weekend Wines, High West

elk cove vineyards

Vine Lore * – With Spring in the air, our Local Partners in the wine business have two great refreshing picks for weekend wine shopping and sipping. Elk Cove 2014 Pinot Noir Rosé Willamette Valley Price: $16.00 Code: 916402 Pinot Noir fruit for this Rosé is hand-harvested and is a combination of both gently whole-bunch […]

News: New restaurants around SLC – March 2015

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Who doesn’t love something bright, shiny and new? Grumps, that’s who. And I know you guys aren’t grumps. So join me in this semi-regular piece covering some of the more interesting openings and upcomings on the SLC restaurant scene. Grumps, this is your formal warning to close your browser here please. Everyone else, lets get […]