Fall Getaway at Solitude Mountain Resort

Solitude Mountain Resort

It’s that time of year where the smell of fall is in the air—dancing around the outer edges of summer’s last days. Hints of color are starting to dot the mountains that surround Salt Lake. Brisk mountain mornings become warm late-summer afternoons which lead to chilly evenings made ideal by a fire. Fall in the … Read more

What’s Cooking: Oasis Cafe, Finca, Riverhorse On Main

dessert sampler at riverhorse on main

What’s Cooking is our latest feature, in which we aim to dazzle you with what’s cooking in a kitchen near you right now. Not restaurant critiques per se, but looser dish-by-dish updates of meals we’ve enjoyed and specific tastes that have tantalized us. Hopefully they’ll tantalize you too. Oasis Cafe First on the ticket is … Read more

R&R BBQ is still smokin’

R&R ribs and chopped brisket

It’s rare for a restaurant to be an overwhelming success in its first year without a celebrity name or billionaire pockets backing the venture these days. Therein lies the mystery of R&R BBQ just off the freeway in downtown Salt Lake. If you’ve been living under a rock the past 15 months or so with … Read more

Best Restaurant Patios in Salt Lake City

Fresco Italian Café's patio in Salt Lake City.

When the greatest snow on earth finally melts in Utah, everyone emerges from hibernation anxious to feel the warmth of the sun.  Salt Lake City comes alive with people doing everything and anything outside. Eating is no exception. Dining outside is one of the best parts of summer in Salt Lake City.  Nothing beats eating … Read more

Vinto Summer Giveaway

Campanella with pancetta, peas, garlic and a parmigiano cream sauce.

To celebrate Vinto Pizzeria’s summer menu we have a great giveaway for one lucky reader and a friend. If you read our recent story, you will know about some of the great summer updates at Vinto. In addition to a seasonally updated menu that’s currently popping with color, freshness and vibrancy, Vinto is also inviting … Read more

The Park City Food & Wine Classic runs July 9-13

park city food and wine classic logo

Beginning Wednesday, July 9 through Sunday, July 13, 2014, attendees at the Park City Food & Wine Classic will come together in 33 different ways to increase their knowledge and enjoyment of food and wine. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit the People’s Health Clinic, a nonprofit that provides healthcare for uninsured individuals and families in Utah’s … Read more

A change in seasons | Vinto’s Summer Menu

Campanella with pancetta, peas, garlic and a parmigiano cream sauce.

Generally speaking, people tend to want to have it all. This is especially true of many of those who have asked me for restaurant reocmmendations. A list of requirements often accompanies this request. The demands that usually top the list include that the restaurant should offer really good food at a reasonable price. People want … Read more

Chocolate, It’s Not Just For Dessert

Sky Lodge table one Chef Christian Ojeda

As the Natural History Museum of Utah’s Chocolate: The Exhibition comes to its last few days of display, there’s still one sweet event remaining, to toast the exhibit’s time in SLC. At Park City’s Sky Lodge restaurant Table One, Chef Christian Ojeda has created a special chocolate menu that is both sweet and savory. The … Read more

Pago Summer Sommelier Series: Quinta do Romeu

quinta do romeu logo

The next event in Pago’s Summer Sommelier series is heading your way on Sunday, May 18th. The meal begins at 6pm and is priced unreasonably cheap: food is $35 and wine is $30 (tax and 20% gratuity not included). For more information on why these events are unmissable see our coverage of the last event … Read more

Pago Summer Sommelier Series: Santa Giustina

pago crudites

I’m fortunate enough to eat at more wine dinners than makes healthy sense. Yes, that was your cue to whip up a tune on your world’s smallest violin (idea: someone should actually kickstart those). In contrast, you may notice I write very little about these dinners. Firstly, there’s the sheer ephemeral nature of the events, … Read more