The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from August 2011

  • Snowbird Summer Activities

    Photo courtesy Visit Salt Lake Snowbird is gearing up for the busy ski season in a few months, but did you know that right now you can enjoy many fun summer activities? The all-day activities pass is a great way to experience all that Snowbird has to offer right now. You can also use your Visit Salt

  • Cupcakes, Cookies and Cakebites - The Sweet Tooth Fairy

    One of my daughters had a birthday party recently, which gave me an excuse to revisit one of Utah's most popular bakeries, The Sweet Tooth Fairy . Sweet Tooth Fairy offers cupcakes, cookies, brownies, bars and cakebites at its retail stores, along with special order full-size cakes. Right now Sweet

  • Zoorasic Park - See It Before It's Gone!

    Hogle Zoo's Zoorasic Park Yesterday we went to Utah's Hogle Zoo to check out Zoorasic Park . It was really cool to see and hear the dinosaurs all throughout the park. This exhibit has been at the Hogle Zoo all summer long, but after August 31st it will be gone for good! Make sure

  • Faustina: Creative Cuisine in an Elegant Yet Cozy Atmosphere

    Faustina , on a quiet, tree-lined stretch of 300 South, offers a cuisine and an atmosphere that are both elegant and sophisticated, yet cozy and approachable. It's one of my favorite lunch and dinner spots in downtown Salt Lake City. Faustina offers a great $12 lunch with a choice of sandwiches,

  • Family Fun with the Salt Lake Bees

    Thanks to Steve Nord with the Salt Lake Bees , we were able to check out a Bees baseball game . We had a BLAST! View a video of highlights at the end of this post. Our favorite things about the game: The yummy mint chocolate chip ice cream that came in a cute little baseball hat (that we took home and

  • Best Salt Lake City Salads

    Hot summer weather combined with inviting restaurant patios, motivated me to seek out the best salads in Salt Lake. After much sampling around town, I found these to be my two favorites: Verdura Chopped Salad by Vinto Pizzeria (pictured left)- mixed greens, quinoa, beets, butternut squash, tomatoes,

  • Running into Diversity

    [caption id="attachment_6130" align="aligncenter" width="350" caption="Taking a mini breather with friends halfway through the Wahsatch Steeplechase"] [/caption] I’ll admit it. I got a little over confident in my running abilities after I finished the Salt Lake Half Marathon in a shorter time than

  • Dig Into Your Roots in Salt Lake

    Looking to top off your summer by digging into your roots? Head to Salt Lake City and immerse yourself in genealogical education at the first Utah Genealogical Association (UGA) Summer Family History Conference . The two day event is being held August 19-20, 2011 at the Larry H. Miller Campus of the