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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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) 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 <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 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 Dish of the Week: From Scratch’s salumi pizza http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57695074-223/pizza-salumi-scratch-flour.html.csp $15 • Salumi pizza From Scratch’s salumi pizza celebrates the simplicity and excellence of quality ingredients. The pizza dough that is hand-stretched after being made with flour milled in an Austrian flour mill just feet from the wood-fired oven in which it’s cooked. Locally crafted Creminelli meats top a zesty tomato sauce, arugula and fresh mozzarella slices. From Scratch • 62 E. Gallivan Ave., Salt Lake City; 801-538-5090. Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; dinner, Tuesday-Thursday, 5-9 ... $15 • Salumi pizza From Scratch’s salumi pizza celebrates the simplicity and excellence of quality ingredients. The pizza dough that is hand-stretched after being made with flour milled in an Austrian flour mill just feet from the wood-fired oven in which it’s cooked. Locally crafted Creminelli meats top a zesty tomato sauce, arugula and fresh mozzarella slices. From Scratch • 62 E. Gallivan Ave., Salt Lake City; 801-538-5090. Open Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; dinner, Tuesday-Thursday, 5-9 ... 57695074@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Mar 2014 01:01:03 MDT New owners, same food for Caffe Niche in Salt Lake City http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57702362-223/niche-group-lasalle-caffe.html.csp Salt Lake City’s Caffe Niche was recently bought by the LaSalle Group of restaurants, which also owns Faustina, Oasis Cafe and Kyoto Japanese Restaurant. Customers likely will not notice any changes at Caffe Niche, 779 E. 300 South, as chef Ethan Lappe is still a partner in the business and will continue to oversee the menu and the day-to-day business, a spokesperson said. It’s the second restaurant the LaSalle group has purchased in as many years. In 2013, it took over the venerable Kyoto, 108... Salt Lake City’s Caffe Niche was recently bought by the LaSalle Group of restaurants, which also owns Faustina, Oasis Cafe and Kyoto Japanese Restaurant. Customers likely will not notice any changes at Caffe Niche, 779 E. 300 South, as chef Ethan Lappe is still a partner in the business and will continue to oversee the menu and the day-to-day business, a spokesperson said. It’s the second restaurant the LaSalle group has purchased in as many years. In 2013, it took over the venerable Kyoto, 108... 57702362@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:30:24 MDT Restaurant review: At From Scratch, flour mill grinds out pizza, pasta and bun flour http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/57682994-223/pizza-scratch-flour-lake.html.csp How does a wood-fired pizza restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City make its name in a fairly saturated market? From Scratch has found one answer by using an Austrian flour mill in house to grind a variety of grains that go into many of their menu items, including pizza crust, burger buns and pasta. From Scratch is Gallivan Avenue’s most vibrant resident. Tucked under a parking structure, this ground-level eatery looks up at Gallivan Plaza and downtown high rises through floor-to-ceiling windows a... How does a wood-fired pizza restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City make its name in a fairly saturated market? From Scratch has found one answer by using an Austrian flour mill in house to grind a variety of grains that go into many of their menu items, including pizza crust, burger buns and pasta. From Scratch is Gallivan Avenue’s most vibrant resident. Tucked under a parking structure, this ground-level eatery looks up at Gallivan Plaza and downtown high rises through floor-to-ceiling windows a... 57682994@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Mar 2014 11:03:40 MDT