Maddox Ranch House

Maddox Ranch House

Aug 3, 2015

Today is a day of firsts.  After 3 or so years in the food blogging business and over 250 reviews, this is my first review in Utah north of Salt Lake.  I’m originally from Idaho Falls, and have lived in the Salt Lake City area for almost 20  years now.  It is a 3 hour trip from SLC to Idaho Falls, and our half way point stop has always been in Malad,...

Bleu Bistro

Bleu Bistro

May 14, 2015

  Finding a place in Salt Lake City that has both great live music along with tasty and delicious food can be a challenge.  Blue Bistro aims to solve that problem with their new location up on Foothill Drive just behind Taqueria 27. Bleu Bistro has both local and national blues acts including just recently John Nemeth, who recently won an award for best...

Bambara

Bambara

Mar 22, 2015

  When asked to recommend a great place to stay in Salt Lake City, the Hotel Monaco is near the top of my list.  The location is great.  Located downtown across from the Capitol Theatre, and right near the light rail station, as well as a few blocks away from shopping at City Creek and sight-seeing at Temple Square, any traveler to SLC has loads of options...

Tin Angel Cafe

Tin Angel Cafe

Mar 15, 2015

  Tin Angel Cafe was recently named by Salt Lake Magazine as one of Utah’s best 25 restaurants.  After I got over being offended that they didn’t consult me, I decided to pay them a visit for lunch.  Verdict? Impressive.  I give them the proverbial thumbs up and back Salt Lake Magazines assessment.  Tin Angel Cafe is among the very best you can...

From Scratch

From Scratch

Feb 24, 2015

I feel pretty excited about some of the restaurants I’ve been able to check off my ever growing “need to visit” list.  From Scratch just South of the Gallivan Center was one of them. Getting there and parking was a breeze for a downtown restaurant, there is a parking garage just around the corner East of the restaurant, so you don’t have...

Copper Kitchen

Copper Kitchen

Feb 18, 2015

The word Copper is quickly becoming the Pavlov’s dog to my appetite.  I just have to hear the word “copper” and I immediate get hungry.  Newly opened Copper Kitchen is the third member of the Copper Trinity in Salt Lake City joining Copper Onion and Copper Commons.  (For the record Copper Creek Pub and Grill is also fabulous but unrelated)...

Blue Collar Restaurant

Blue Collar Restaurant

Jan 25, 2015

  Why am I showing you a YouTube of the Transformers theme song?  Because one of the opening lines of the song is “more than meets the eye” which is exactly how I felt pulling up to this Upper East Side Miami Eatery.  All I saw was a neon sign on the outside of this restaurant connected to an old motel with a small parking lot.  Certainly not...

Bandit’s American Grill

Bandit’s American Grill

Dec 20, 2014

  Bandit’s American Grill is a welcome addition to the Old Mill area of Holladay.  Serving both the Corporate offices of the area, as well as the ski crowd heading up to the resorts for the winter, it certainly is nice to have another sit down service place for lunch close by.  Bandit’s stays true to their name and offers “American”...

Eva Bakery

Eva Bakery

Oct 26, 2014

Chef and owner Charlie Perry was already cooking and baking up delicious locally sourced pastries and tapas at his Eva and Eva’s Bakery locations in downtown Salt Lake City.  Now he has added some additional firepower to Eva’s Bakery.  If you get the hankering for his cooking in the evening, you can now visit the bakery Tuesday through Saturday to...

Alexander’s Steakhouse

Alexander’s Steakhouse

Sep 1, 2014

    To my knowledge this is the first Michelin rated restaurant featured on my blog.  When you get a second, watch the video from their website. Alexander’s Steakhouse in Cupertino, California home of Apple Computers did not disappoint.  The entire experience at Alexander’s ended up being phenomenal.  As I was considering my own...