October 3, 2013

We’ve had a couple of really nice meals since having Everett and they both happen to be from Pago.  We actually were spoiled when a friend brought Pago take-out to…


Avenues Proper

August 19, 2013

Lately, we’ve been doing a lot of good dining in the Avenues neighborhood.  We’ve been brunching at Avenues Bistro and having dinner at Avenues Proper.  Avenues Proper opened up in…


Patio Dining in Salt Lake City

August 8, 2013

 One of my favorite things about the Spring in Salt Lake City is all of the options to dine outdoors. Many restaurants around the valley open up their patios, turn…


Brunch at Pago in Salt Lake City

May 23, 2013

Pago is special. I feel like this whole post could be summed up in those three words, but I’ll expand for posterity’s sake. I’m not sure where to begin –…


R&R Barbecue in Salt Lake City

May 16, 2013

I have to be careful with this one… it’s about a new BBQ place in town. For some wonderful reason, BBQ is among the hottest and most controversial debates and…


Copper Onion

April 16, 2013

Copper Onion is bringing something new to Salt Lake City.  Some of you may not agree.  If you disagree, likely you’ve been around food and fine-dining for a long time.…


Diva’s Cafe and Spirits in Salt Lake

October 30, 2012

For those of you who loved Diva’s Cupcakes and Coffee, they’re back with a slight change in name and vision. Now referred to as Diva’s Cafe and Spirits, this loved…


Pallet in Salt Lake City

July 18, 2012

by Josh Rosenthal Sometimes we don’t learn from the past.  What great restaurants don’t have rough beginnings?  I remember when Copper Onion first opened and the general consensus was, “too…


Picnic Fresh Sandwiches on a Patio

June 26, 2012

by Josh Rosenthal Downtown Salt Lake City fine dining keeps getting better.  We all know that by now.  With the 9th and 9th deli and Picnic the sandwich seen is…


Oasis Cafe in Salt Lake

June 20, 2012

Sometimes first impressions aren’t exactly correct.  After one brunch a few years back Josh and I both had Oasis Cafe pegged as a mostly vegetarian restaurant. Nothing is wrong with…