Because a surprisingly diverse assortment of cafés and restaurants are waiting for you. From great American classics to dining options from every corner of the world, you will find exactly what your tastebuds are craving for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.
With the Oscars just around the corner this weekend, the votes have been compiled and Bambara's bartenders are going out on a limb to predict "The Wolf of Wall Street" as Best Picture. To have a little fun with the buzz surrounding the 2014 Academy Awards, Bambara created 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." From the big nomination announcement until March 2 …more
Every single known restaurant in the milky way will be competing for your dining dollar come February 14th. With valentines day still two weeks there’s still just enough time to book a table, but the choice can be overwhelming. Who exactly is offering that je ne sais quoi to impress your special someone. Here are six local restaurants looking to make this valentines one to remember. BambaraFor the special day executive chef Nathan Powers will feature special entrée offerings while pastry …more
Obsidian/Tricycle Wine Company DinnerThis winter, Alta's Shallow Shaft restaurant is hosting a series of wine focused dinners. Now in its 46th season, the restaurant overlooks the base of Alta Ski Resort and with a 23 page wine menu on hand - was winner of Salt Lake Magazine’s “Best Wine List” and City Weekly’s pick for “Best High Altitude Dining” in 2011.The next dinner focuses on the Obsidian/Tricycle Wine Company and is held on January 15th.The Shallow Shaft10199 E Hwy 210, …more
Caputo's Market And Deli
One of the first stops on my Christmas shopping list every year is Caputo's. While I can't eat pate and salami day in day out - I more than make up for it during the holidays with a splurge-o-rama at Caputo's. Amongst the gourmet chocolate, cheeses, meats and other groceries I asked Yelena Caputo to give me the low down on what's hot at Caputo's this holiday season - here's the scoop:
A new line of chocolate gift collections, that have already been a big hit …more
The last few days and weeks has seen a merry go round of SLC chefs at local restaurants. So much so, here's a quick recap of some of the more notable changes.Greg Neville is no longer associated with East side Italian eatery Lugano and is instead moving on to the Solitude Resort. Jonah Hornsby, former chef di cucina, has taken over the restaurant bringing chef Barney Northrop on board. Speaking to Hornsby he told me:"My vision is to build on the concept that Greg had created but …more
As the holiday season starts its inevitable assault on our senses, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. The prospect of hosting family, tending the kitchen and keeping a smile on your face - well - even I've thought about holing up in the crawlspace until the new year near once or twice. Before you start investigating hibernation supplies though, check out these thanksgiving dining options for 2013, sure to take some of the stress and pressure off this holiday. The crawlspace will still …more
Sushi is not as exotic as it may have been a decade ago - it's easy to find passable ready-made sushi in many grocery stores. But the best sushi is still made by trained chefs in sushi restaurants, and there are plenty of places in the Salt Lake area to get fresh, beautiful, creative sushi. Here are a few of my favorites in different parts of the Salt Lake Valley.* = highly recommendedSLC Central* TakashiWidely regarded as the best sushi restaurant, and one of the best restaurants …more
Faustina Autumn “Brewmaster’s” BrunchOn November 16th Faustina in downtown Salt Lake is hosting a special “Brewmaster’s Brunch” with EPIC Brewing Co. starting at 1 p.m. EPIC Brewing will be on hand to educate diners about EPIC Brewing fundamentals and the distinctions of each selection, along with tasting notes for beers complementing Chef de Cuisine Joe Kemp’s special autumn brunch menu. “Since joining the team at Faustina earlier this year I’ve been excited to turn my creative culinary talent …more
One thing I love to do is check out a new bakery - cakes and cookies are my weakness. For the past few months I've been sampling the goods at several of Salt Lake City's finest bakeries, serving everything from all-American doughnuts, brownies and chocolate chip cookies to more refined European fare like macarons, mille-feuille and pain au chocolat. I've put together an updated list of 21 of Salt Lake City's best bakeries, including old standbys like Banbury Cross and Gourmandise and newer …more
Fans of ZY might want to note the restaurant is no more. Well, sort of. Today the sign on the restaurant changes, signalling the revamp of the business as “Alamexo”. Wait, don’t run off sobbing over the loss of ZY and chef Matt Lake just yet. In an interview with the SL Tribune Lake mentioned, “it’s just a change, not a closure, we’ll offer the same level of service with a new menu”. For an idea of the cuisine at Alamexo, some brief detective work around the web highlights an …more
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In addition to the year round recreation and fun you can find in our great outdoors and at local attractions, in Salt Lake there is always a large variety of special events, festivals, theater, visual arts, sporting events, and more to enhance your visit here. Check out some of the most exciting upcoming events in the the featured events. If you are planning a visit to Salt Lake that is a little bit further out, use the search below to discover all the events you can add to your vacation when you will be here.