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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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/ […]

Cucina Vanina, Riverhorse On Main, Pink Party

pink cocktail hotel monaco

Cucina Vanina Join Epic Brewing at Cucina Vanina on June 1st for a very special Cibo e Birra (Food and Beer) event. Enjoy a delicious selection of local cuisine paired with local beers from Epic Brewing. Advance reservation required, online or at (801) 938-9706. The five course meal is priced $59 per guest with beer […]

Meditrina, Cena Ristorante, Bambara

endless tapas tuesdays at meditrina

Meditrina Beginning in June, popular small plates eatery Meditrina will begin offering a fabulous ‘Endless Tapas Tuesdays’ menu. The entire menu of small plates will be at your disposal for the princely sum of $22 per person. Wait, what, yes, you did read that correctly. Twenty two dollars lets you eat as much of the […]

Food Truck Rally, URA Awards, Stroll Of Park City

draper food truck rally

Tomorrow, Draper welcomes a new Whole Foods to the neighborhood. Most notably, the 35,000 square foot store will be the first Whole Foods to operate an in-house creamery (Scoop Creamery) – dedicated to fresh, hand-packed ice cream with 30 flavors. To launch the event the store have arranged a food truck rally, comprising some of […]

Tieton Cider Works, Log Haven, Epic

tieton cider works logo

Tieton Cider Works The moment I’ve been waiting for, craft cider joins the ranks of craft beer! Tieton Cider Works, a Washington State craft cidery, has just announced their arrival in Utah. Tieton’s award-winning ciders, should now be starting to hit shelves in SLC (details below). Tieton Cider Works was founded in 2008 by Sharon […]

Shades Of Pale, Food And Wine Classic, Caffe Niche

shades of pale logos

This week, Shades of Pale Brewing Co announced their imminent move from Park City to South Salt Lake, at least for the time being anyway. The full news release explains in detail: The site, approx 13,000 sq feet, is located at the corner of S. West Temple and Utopia just a block south of 2100 […]