The Salt Lake Scene

Posts from December 2009

  • Eve: Three Nights of New Year's Fun in SLC

    This year, SLC is starting the New Year's off with a bang, three nights early. From now through New Year's Eve itself, downtown's alive with art, live music, skating, outdoor contests and fun for the kids. The best part? Access to ALL these events is a mere $15 per person, good for ALL three nights!

  • Red Iguana 2: Seconds Anyone?

    Building off the success of their first restaurant, the Red Iguana's second offering is another oasis for your palate here in Salt Lake City. Red Iguana 2 is an expansion of a very popular award-winning restaurant just west of downtown Salt Lake City. Like it's predecessor, it offers more of the

  • Early Season in 801

    Winter's back! In honor of the 48" that have fallen in the last 48 hours I am going to post some of the better pictures from the last two months of pre-season shenanigans that have occurred here in Utah. November 25, 2009 Thanks to Ravell Call/Wendy Leonard of the Deseret News for these photos! I make

  • Formosa with the Family

    It's the year of the ox for a few more weeks. My placemat at Formosa Grill on 2100 S told me so. And that I was born in the year of the boar. Which makes me noble and chivalrous (naturally) and tells me my friends will be lifelong. And that I should marry a Rabbit or a Sheep. Phew, that helps

  • 2010 Resort Awards from Warren Miller

    Every year the folks at Bonnier Corp and WM rate the resorts around North America in 8 different categories. A couple of resorts here in Utah received so high marks. Unlike a lot of “award” types, these awards seem to be less about who has the best coffee and accommodations and more about giving us a

  • 3 Tips to Snow Love: Maintaining excitement through this warmth!

    I grew up in Utah. I wasn’t always the best “example” as a kid. I regularly lied to my teachers about missing school for ski days and my childhood hero was Warren Miller. I have seen every WM Video ever produced, but I haven’t read a single book cover to cover since 1993. My sketchy track record

  • Holiday Shopping in Salt Lake: Part I - 9th and 9th

    Every time I visit a city, I naturally look for the inside scoop as to where the locals shop eat and play. When it comes to Christmas, the right collection of shops can be as much entertainment as it is shopping. One area that you won’t want to miss is the eclectic neighborhood of 9 th and 9 th . I