December 2022 Roundup of New and Notable Restaurants

Salt Lake City is never one to rest on its laurels when it comes to food and drink, and the last three months have been no exception. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the latest and greatest changes to our foodie scene, we’ve got just what you need - a recap of some  of the very best new openings in town. Mar | Muntanya  We’d be remiss not to start with this jewel in the glittering crown of the barely opened Hyatt Regency hotel—located right next door to our main offices in SLC. Mar | Muntanya can be found on the sixth floor of the newly minted convention center hotel and the name tells you all you need to know about the menu, translating as “Ocean | Mountain." Overseeing proceedings, chef Ryan Peterson is a returning Utahn and brings with him a wealth of Spanish cooking experience from prior postings around the country. Peterson’s interpretation of the sea and mountain moniker means Northern Spanish cuisine featuring classic dishes such as seafood-strewn paella and fresh oysters topped with beef tartare; as well as more unique Mountain West inflected concoctions like roasted elk tenderloin with Iberico bacon and blackberry jus. The cocktail menu at Mar | Muntanya is also worthy of exploration, headlined by a focus on gin and tonics—as well as a variety of sangria preparations. It’s worth mentioning the dazzling new Hyatt also features a ground floor restaurant (Salt Republic) with plenty of Utah-influenced surprises, as well as a lively cocktail bar (Contribution) on the South East corner of the building, a perfect people watching spot in the heart of the city. 170 S. West Temple Street Salt Lake City, UT 84101 mar-muntanya.com…

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Thanksgiving in Salt Lake

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for many - who doesn’t love ridiculous amounts of good food while surrounded by people you love? However, not everyone loves the work and cooking and cleaning that go into a feast-based celebration. Fear not! We’re here to tell you some of the best places in Salt…

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What to Do After The Slopes

You just logged a full day of shredding the Greatest Snow on Earth®, but in Salt Lake, that means you are just getting started. It’s après ski time, and your options are plentiful. Whether you need a drink, a nosh, or a touch of city culture, we have you covered. Aprés at the Mountain Molly Greens…

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Activities for Non-Skiers

It's true that Salt Lake is known for legendary skiing experiences. But this vibrant location is also perfect for non-skiers, offering a wealth of activities on and off the slopes. From dynamic city adventures to casual endeavors in the snow, like tubing or hiking, there's no better place to…

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September 2022 Roundup of New and Notable Restaurants

Salt Lake City is never one to rest on its laurels when it comes to food and drink, and the last three months have been no exception. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the latest and greatest changes to our foodie scene, we’ve got just what you need - a recap of some of the very best new…

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Prost! A Long Tradition of Oktoberfest at Snowbird

It all began in Germany with a royal wedding on a sunny October day in 1810. Bavarian Crown Prince Ludwig welcomed the people of Munich to a festival celebrating his marriage to Princess Therese Charlotte Luise of Saxony-Hildburghausen. For five days, folks partied in the fields adjacent to the city…

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Vibrancy in Salt Lake

Salt Lake is famous for its picturesque landscapes, attracting outdoor enthusiasts from all over the world. But there's another realm to explore that’s just as thrilling. The vibrant urban scene is a life force of its own. Restaurants, concerts, festivals and out-of-the-box events make for nonstop…

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July 2022 Roundup of New and Notable Restaurants

Salt Lake City is never one to rest on its laurels when it comes to food and drink, and the last three months have been no exception. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the latest and greatest changes to our foodie scene, we’ve got just what you need - a recap of some of the very best new…

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Tsuki Sake: Balancing Traditional and Modern Brewing

Photos: copyright 2022 John Taylor One of Salt Lake's best kept secrets is that we have our very own sake brewing company. Jillian Watanabe of Tsuki Sake is a trailblazer in Salt Lake's brewery community; she operates Utah’s first and only premium, craft American sake company. Introducing Jillian…

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Discover Asian Culture at Salt Lake's Chinatown Market

Photos: copyright 2022 Logan Sorenson Salt Lake's Chinatown Experience Are you searching for a Chinatown experience in Salt Lake? You’ll know you’ve arrived when you see the Chinatown Market’s traditional red gate rising above the surrounding buildings at 3390 State Street. This 5.7-acre shopping…

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Assisting Immigrants at the Spice Kitchen Incubator

Photos: copyright 2022 Roberto Valdez Spice Kitchen Incubator Serves Up Delicious Opportunity to New Americans in Utah Colorful Venezuelan beet salad, Iraqi beef kebabs and rare, vegan-option mole verde: These are just a few of Spice Kitchen Incubator’s mouth-watering, unique recipes from around the…

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Salt Lake Pass Options

Salt Lake is filled to the brim with things to do, see and savor—from food and brews with a twist, to enthralling entertainment for all ages. Deciding what to do can feel overwhelming, but Salt Lake has made adventuring easy. Visitors can choose from the Salt Lake Connect Attractions Pass or the…

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9 Hippest Neighborhoods of Salt Lake

Salt Lake’s diverse spirit and eclectic collection of hip neighborhoods has powered a cultural boom in the mountain and desert urban center. As a constellation of trendy, emerging neighborhoods, Salt Lake is cool in ways other than just snow and slopes. If you haven’t seen the new frontier of hip…

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March 2022 Roundup of New and Notable Restaurants

Salt Lake City is never one to rest on its laurels when it comes to food and drink, and the last three months have been no exception. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the latest and greatest changes to our foodie scene, we’ve got just what you need - a recap of some of the very best new…

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December 2021 Roundup of New and Notable Restaurants

Salt Lake City is never one to rest on its laurels when it comes to food and drink, and the last three months have been no exception. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the latest and greatest changes to our foodie scene, we’ve got just what you need - a recap of some of the very best new…

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September 2021 Roundup of New and Notable Restaurants

Salt Lake City is never one to rest on its laurels when it comes to food and drink, and the last three months have been no exception. If it’s been a while since you’ve checked out the latest and greatest changes to our foodie scene, we’ve got just what you need - a recap of some of the very best new…

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Best Bets for Sushi in Salt Lake

Our mountainous, landlocked state probably isn’t the first place that comes to mind when you think of sushi. But we’re here to tell you that there’s actually fresh sushi in Utah, extraordinarily fresh. No remorseful, week-old grocery store sushi to be found (at least not in this list). With the…

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