The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from November 2009

  • Meditrina: "Come in and Be Happy!"

    A few weeks ago, a friend held a benefit dinner at Meditrina Small Plates and Wine Bar (on West Temple, across from the Bees stadium). I loved the cozy, welcoming atmosphere, as well as the delicious food and sangria, so when the owners told me about their monthly wine tastings, I vowed I'd come


    Last night, in an Epic Battle, Real Salt Lake defeated the LA Galaxy to win the MLS Cup 2009. It was evident that RSL left everything they had on the field as they played over 120 minutes of play that included 2 overtime periods. The match was finally decided in penalty kicks where Robbie Russell

  • Marriott Library

    Perusing the periodicals, shuffling through the shelves. Research projects. Shortcut through campus. Hot chocolate. Internet. Hours upon endless hours studying. A few naps. Meeting place for group projects. Reading. More reading. If you are or ever were a student at the University of Utah, you've

  • Ruth's Diner: Spoiling a Secret

    Last week, my girlfriend and I found ourselves with four other couples, looking for a classy place for dinner. A beautiful drive up part of Emigration Canyon away, lay one of Salt Lake's best secrets: Ruth's Diner. We looked forward to eating on the spacious patio they have out back, but the weather

  • Market Street's Chowder

    Snow fell on the valley for the first time of the season last week. The white flakes were so welcome as it made me think of soft, fluffy ski turns to come in the winter ahead. Shortly after that thought flashed in my head, my next thought turned to warm, delicious clam chowder. I work downtown and