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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…


Ruth Lewandowski Wines

April 22, 2013

(This post is promoting the SLC Mixers event promoting Ruth Lewandowski Wines) It’s a bit presumptuous of us to use the word “introducing” in the title of this event.  If you’ve…


Cocktails at The Farm

July 27, 2012

When we ate at The Farm the cocktails we sipped on almost stole the show. They were so good that we thought they deserved their own blog post.  The menu…


Bar X SLCmixer review

July 3, 2012

We had a great time at our sold-out SLCmixer – Prohibition Mixology w/ Loren Elliott from Bar X.  The photos didn’t turn out great but what do you expect from an SLCmixer in…


The State Room, a classy concert venue in Salt Lake City

June 22, 2011

I’ve been to my fare share of concert venues around the Salt Lake valley and around the country.  There is one venue in downtown Salt Lake that I especially enjoy,…


Kiler Grove Winery in Salt Lake

May 17, 2011

Wait, what? Salt Lake City has an urban winery?  How fun is this!  Urban wineries are gaining popularity all around the country, basically they are a winery minus the vineyard.…


Wasatch Brew Pub Summer Brews

June 25, 2010

With several new breweries opening up and new brew masters in the Salt Lake area, like Epic Brewing, I think some of the long standing icons of Utah Beers are…


High West Distillery’s New Silver Whiskey

May 25, 2010

written by my husband Josh, because he knows whiskey much better than I I leaned over the bar at Seven Grand, a whiskey bar in downtown LA, searching through their…


Epic Brewery in Salt Lake City

May 22, 2010

A new brewery opened up about a week ago called Epic Brewery. The store is located on State Street offering up all of their most recent brews for sale. The…


Beer Hive, a bar in downtown Salt Lake City

March 17, 2010

A special post written by my husband: Few things inspire me more than an afternoon beer with friends I truly love and the Beerhive in Salt Lake City offers the…