Dining Out - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/cat/DiningOut Stories from The Salt Lake Tribune &copy; 2014 The Associated Press, The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our privacy policy: http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy. en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Turkish ‘street food with a twist’ takes a spin in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57807291-223/doner-hill-kebab-kebabs.html.csp Josh Hill has come to expect a quizzical look or blank stare when he tells people that the Salt Lake City restaurant he co-owns specializes in doner kebabs. Huh! What? “About 70 percent of the people have never heard of a doner kebab,” said Hill, who opened Spitz in October 2013 with partners Tanner Slizeski and Bryce Rademan. It was during study-abroad trips to Spain and the Netherlands that the three Utah natives and friends became fans of the wrap/sandwich that originated in Turkey and is a c... Josh Hill has come to expect a quizzical look or blank stare when he tells people that the Salt Lake City restaurant he co-owns specializes in doner kebabs. Huh! What? “About 70 percent of the people have never heard of a doner kebab,” said Hill, who opened Spitz in October 2013 with partners Tanner Slizeski and Bryce Rademan. It was during study-abroad trips to Spain and the Netherlands that the three Utah natives and friends became fans of the wrap/sandwich that originated in Turkey and is a c... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 57807291@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Apr 2014 11:35:55 MDT Salt Lake City’s Taqueria 27 earns ‘best taco’ award http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57836503-223/lake-salt-taco-tacos.html.csp The grilled pear and roasted beet taco from Salt Lake City’s Taqueria 27 represents Utah in the “50 States of Tacos” listing in the May issue of Food Network Magazine. “We discovered that chefs will stuff anything into a tortilla: mac and cheese, hearts of palm, octopus,” editors said after searching for America’s best and most unique tacos. For the Utah pick, they praised chef Todd Gardiner’s new spin on a vegetarian taco. “It’s like a super-delicious salad (beets, pears and gorgonzola) on a to... The grilled pear and roasted beet taco from Salt Lake City’s Taqueria 27 represents Utah in the “50 States of Tacos” listing in the May issue of Food Network Magazine. “We discovered that chefs will stuff anything into a tortilla: mac and cheese, hearts of palm, octopus,” editors said after searching for America’s best and most unique tacos. For the Utah pick, they praised chef Todd Gardiner’s new spin on a vegetarian taco. “It’s like a super-delicious salad (beets, pears and gorgonzola) on a to... 57836503@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Apr 2014 10:52:35 MDT Dish of the Week: Squatters black and tan brownie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57807044-223/squatters-black-brownie-tan.html.csp $5 • Black and tan brownie Squatters and Wasatch Brew Pubs are taking “Sweet Revenge on Hunger” during April. Order the black and tan brownie, made with Squatters Captain Bastard’s Oatmeal Stout, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Hildegard’s Food Pantry in Salt Lake or the Christian Center food pantry in Park City.. Squatters Pub Brewery • 147 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-363-2739; or Wasatch Brew Pub, 250 Main St., Park City; 435-649-0900 Kathy Stephenson $5 • Black and tan brownie Squatters and Wasatch Brew Pubs are taking “Sweet Revenge on Hunger” during April. Order the black and tan brownie, made with Squatters Captain Bastard’s Oatmeal Stout, and 100 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Hildegard’s Food Pantry in Salt Lake or the Christian Center food pantry in Park City.. Squatters Pub Brewery • 147 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City; 801-363-2739; or Wasatch Brew Pub, 250 Main St., Park City; 435-649-0900 Kathy Stephenson 57807044@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:16:01 MDT Utah restaurants celebrate Easter with brunch buffets http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57791939-223/lake-salt-com-adults.html.csp If you’re a fan of the ubiquitous holiday buffet — with a prime rib carving station, shrimp on ice, eggs Benedict and a loaded dessert table — then Easter is your kind of holiday. Dozens of restaurants along the Wasatch Front have planned serve-yourself meals on Sunday, April 20. Of course, there are plenty of restaurants offering sit-down brunches for those who prefer not to graze. Whatever your dining pleasure, remember to make your reservations soon, as this spring holiday is one of the busi... If you’re a fan of the ubiquitous holiday buffet — with a prime rib carving station, shrimp on ice, eggs Benedict and a loaded dessert table — then Easter is your kind of holiday. Dozens of restaurants along the Wasatch Front have planned serve-yourself meals on Sunday, April 20. Of course, there are plenty of restaurants offering sit-down brunches for those who prefer not to graze. Whatever your dining pleasure, remember to make your reservations soon, as this spring holiday is one of the busi... 57791939@www.sltrib.com Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:43:51 MDT Dish of the Week: Banh Mi http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57785752-223/banh-chopstick-french-noodle.html.csp $4-$5.50 • Banh mi Noodle & Chopstick’s banh mi is a great introduction to a fabulous sandwich that blends Vietnamese and French influences. The tremendously wallet-friendly roll starts with a crisp and hearty French baguette. Inside you’ll find cilantro, cucumber, pickled carrots and daikon, plus your chosen protein like tofu or charred kalbi beef. Whichever version you choose, you’re in for a treat, and at these prices, why not buy two? Noodle & Chopstick • 2000 W. 3500 South, West Valley Ci... $4-$5.50 • Banh mi Noodle & Chopstick’s banh mi is a great introduction to a fabulous sandwich that blends Vietnamese and French influences. The tremendously wallet-friendly roll starts with a crisp and hearty French baguette. Inside you’ll find cilantro, cucumber, pickled carrots and daikon, plus your chosen protein like tofu or charred kalbi beef. Whichever version you choose, you’re in for a treat, and at these prices, why not buy two? Noodle & Chopstick • 2000 W. 3500 South, West Valley Ci... 57785752@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:44:01 MDT West Valley restaurant closed for dozens of health violations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57803314-223/health-restaurant-clean-department.html.csp The Salt Lake County Health Department closed the Asia Palace restaurant in West Valley City earlier this week for creating an “imminent health hazard.” According to a report on the department website, the restaurant at 1774 W. 3500 South had more than 50 health code violations, the most disturbing of which was when “an employee went into the toilet room with gloves on and came out of the toilet room with the same gloves on then the employee went into the kitchen and began food preparation,” the... The Salt Lake County Health Department closed the Asia Palace restaurant in West Valley City earlier this week for creating an “imminent health hazard.” According to a report on the department website, the restaurant at 1774 W. 3500 South had more than 50 health code violations, the most disturbing of which was when “an employee went into the toilet room with gloves on and came out of the toilet room with the same gloves on then the employee went into the kitchen and began food preparation,” the... 57803314@www.sltrib.com Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:44:01 MDT Dish of the Week: East Brooklyn roll from Fat Fish http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57753517-223/fish-fat-brooklyn-east.html.csp $8 • East Brooklyn roll The sight of orange Capelin roe (masago) always makes me salivate. Fat Fish’s East Brooklyn roll ($8) offers lots of pop from these tiny fish eggs along with meaty tuna and crunchy cucumber rolled up and topped with crab, lime slices and green onions for a nice citrusy, salty finish. Fat Fish • 1980 W. 3500 South, West Valley City; 801-887-7272; open Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. -10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. For more informati... $8 • East Brooklyn roll The sight of orange Capelin roe (masago) always makes me salivate. Fat Fish’s East Brooklyn roll ($8) offers lots of pop from these tiny fish eggs along with meaty tuna and crunchy cucumber rolled up and topped with crab, lime slices and green onions for a nice citrusy, salty finish. Fat Fish • 1980 W. 3500 South, West Valley City; 801-887-7272; open Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. -10 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. For more informati... 57753517@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Apr 2014 01:01:03 MDT Market Street Broiler near U. closes, goes up for sale http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57758560-223/bar-broiler-business-com.html.csp After more than 30 years in business, the Market Street Broiler near the University of Utah has closed its doors, and the historic building where it was located has been put up for sale. Monday was the last day of business at the Broiler, which had just opened an Oyster Bar upstairs in February. “We express our thanks to all our customers and our neighbors for their support of this location over the years and we invite them to dine with us at other locations,” Gastronomy Inc. owner Tom Guinney ... After more than 30 years in business, the Market Street Broiler near the University of Utah has closed its doors, and the historic building where it was located has been put up for sale. Monday was the last day of business at the Broiler, which had just opened an Oyster Bar upstairs in February. “We express our thanks to all our customers and our neighbors for their support of this location over the years and we invite them to dine with us at other locations,” Gastronomy Inc. owner Tom Guinney ... 57758560@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:33:33 MDT Dish of the Week: Johnniebeefs’ Chicago Dog http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57704120-223/dog-johnniebeefs-chicago-3.99.csp $3.99 • Chicago Dog Aficionados might debate the precise makeup of a Chicago dog, but there’s certainly a core checklist. Start with an all-beef, quality hot dog wrapped in a steamed poppy-seed bun. Next come yellow mustard, chopped white onions, sweet pickle relish, a dill pickle spear, tomato slices, sport peppers and a finishing flurry of celery salt. At Johnniebeefs, the dog (Red Hot brand) and bun come directly from the Windy City. Johnniebeefs also adds cucumber to the mix (you won’t find... $3.99 • Chicago Dog Aficionados might debate the precise makeup of a Chicago dog, but there’s certainly a core checklist. Start with an all-beef, quality hot dog wrapped in a steamed poppy-seed bun. Next come yellow mustard, chopped white onions, sweet pickle relish, a dill pickle spear, tomato slices, sport peppers and a finishing flurry of celery salt. At Johnniebeefs, the dog (Red Hot brand) and bun come directly from the Windy City. Johnniebeefs also adds cucumber to the mix (you won’t find... 57704120@www.sltrib.com Fri, 28 Mar 2014 12:52:08 MDT Restaurant review: Authentic Chicago dogs find a home in Utah at Johnniebeefs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57698529-223/chicago-dog-johnniebeefs-beef.html.csp Once upon a time I found myself at a DMV in suburban Chicago. Yes, I know what a gripping premise that is, but bear with me. While waiting on a friend and approaching four or five hours staring at the same wall, I recall nodding in recognition for the 200th time to the patrolling cop, who, I should add, had clearly identified me as a malingerer and up to no good by his 10th pass. Hoping to break the ice, I recall idly querying, “Excuse me, Sir, what exactly is a Chicago dog?” To this day, I’ve n... Once upon a time I found myself at a DMV in suburban Chicago. Yes, I know what a gripping premise that is, but bear with me. While waiting on a friend and approaching four or five hours staring at the same wall, I recall nodding in recognition for the 200th time to the patrolling cop, who, I should add, had clearly identified me as a malingerer and up to no good by his 10th pass. Hoping to break the ice, I recall idly querying, “Excuse me, Sir, what exactly is a Chicago dog?” To this day, I’ve n... 57698529@www.sltrib.com Thu, 27 Mar 2014 15:37:40 MDT West Valley IHOP and Asian Isle in Salt Lake cited for health violations http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57729961-223/health-asian-isle-lake.html.csp The Salt Lake County Health Department closed an IHOP in West Valley City and the Asian Isle restaurant in Salt Lake City on Monday, citing numerous health-code violations. According to this notice on the department website, the IHOP, 3383 S. Decker Lake Drive, “has been closed from conducting food operations” until 24 health-code violations are corrected. Problems, according to the notice, included lack of valid food handler permits; employees failing to wash hands between touching raw eggs an... The Salt Lake County Health Department closed an IHOP in West Valley City and the Asian Isle restaurant in Salt Lake City on Monday, citing numerous health-code violations. According to this notice on the department website, the IHOP, 3383 S. Decker Lake Drive, “has been closed from conducting food operations” until 24 health-code violations are corrected. Problems, according to the notice, included lack of valid food handler permits; employees failing to wash hands between touching raw eggs an... 57729961@www.sltrib.com Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:01:13 MDT