The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from November 2010

  • Holiday Risotto with a Local Flavor

    Greg Neville is the chef/owner of Lugano Restaurant in Salt Lake City, Utah and is a regular contributor to the My Salt Lake blog. Using local ingredients from local cheese producers can make a big difference on quality and flavor when cooking risotto. There are four fantastic creameries we have

  • Genealogy in the News

    Salt Lake is home to the Family Search Center, the largest genealogical database in the world. For more on researching Genealogy in Salt Lake, click here. While history remains the same, the genealogy research landscape is constantly changing and growing. Here’s the latest on what’s happening in the

  • Get Ready for Black Friday in SLC

    I know the super-organized among us have had their Christmas or other holiday shopping done since Halloween, but for most Salt Lakers, Black Friday, the day after Thanksgiving, represents the beginning of the holiday shopping season. I actually enjoy Black Friday and get a kick out of getting up

  • Hollywood Connection and Ritz 15 Theaters

    We have all had those nights where you want to do something together as a family, but can never agree on just one activity! The Hollywood Connection and Ritz 15 Theaters is the place to go! Located at 3217 South Decker Lake Drive in West Valley City, it is right across the street from The Maverik

  • The Holidays are Here in Salt Lake

    With Thanksgiving less than a week away, there's no denying that the holidays are here. Holiday events get underway in Salt Lake this weekend, and from here on out, it's six weeks of non-stop shopping, eating, decorating and celebrating right up until New Year's Day! The Gateway shopping center

  • Welcome to the Start of the 2010/2011 Ski Season

    [caption id="attachment_4677" align="alignleft" width="200" caption="Opening Day at Brighton Resort!"] [/caption] It's that time of year -- the time that so many people look forward to since most of the resorts closed in late April. Opening weekend kicked-off here in Utah and the excitement is hard to

  • The Front Climbing Club

    The Sassies decided to give Rock Climbing a try, to see if we would recommend this climbing club to YOU, see our official review here. As we know, Utah is known for the variety of recreational sports, due in part to the change in seasons and the gorgeous mountains that surround our valleys. But did

  • Dine Out in Salt Lake for Thanksgiving

    Recently I asked a teenage male acquaintance if he was looking forward to Thanksgiving, and he replied, "I don't know. We always have a lot of people over, so it's just a lot of extra cleaning for us. Plus it makes my mom cranky." Traditions like Thanksgiving dinner at home can help bind a family

  • November Holiday Events in Salt Lake

    The holidays are a magical time to visit Salt Lake! There is always something to do! Whether it's taking a carriage ride around downtown, or attending a performance or event, you are guaranteed to feel the unique holiday spirit Salt Lake City has to offer. Here are just a few Family Friendly

  • Disney On Ice is coming to Salt Lake!

    Disney On Ice: Mickey and Minnie's Magical Journey will be at the EnergySolutions Arena in Salt Lake City from Thursday, November 11th through Sunday November 14th. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice is a family adventure you and your children will remember for years to come! About the

  • Utah Cultural Celebration Center events

    Have you ever been to the Utah Cultural Celebration Center? It's a fun place to visit year-round because they always have something interesting going on. Most recently, we attended a Dia de los Muertos celebration, complete with free performances, free crafts, free bread, free exhibits and free

  • The Grand America Hotel and Afternoon Tea

    The Sassies were invited to spend a weekend at The Grand America Hotel...did we enjoy it? Visit SassyScoops to find out. The Sassies were invited to spend the night at Salt Lake City’s only five-diamond hotel, The Grand America Hotel. Generally, my hotel experiences consist of places that CSI

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  • Holiday Entertaining with Seasonal Utah Foods

    It's official, the end of summer has finally hit Salt Lake and though it's sad to see the last of the heirloom tomatoes and basil go, we are delighted to have the holidays approaching and the great menu diversity that comes with the changing seasons. Whether you are cooking at home, or dining at

  • RSL Drops One in Dallas, Pressure's On for Second Leg on Nov 6

    In their eight-year history, MLS champions Real Salt Lake haven't been able to put together a road win against FC Dallas. FC Dallas' 2-1 victory on an 88th-minute goal by Erik Avila Saturday night Oct. 30 assured the streak would continue through the first leg of the two teams' home-and-home MLS