Dining notes: Lenten menu at Aristo's
Aristo's Greek restaurant, 224 S. 1300 East, Salt Lake City, is offering a special menu for those fasting from meat and dairy products during Lent. It is available through April 3 and includes appetizers, salads, soups, entrées and desserts. Entrées cost $12 to $23 and include aginares latholemono, stewed artichokes, potatoes and carrots, and bakaliaros , salted cod. For details, call 801-581-0888.
Going to Kathmandu
The Kathmandu, which specializes in foods from India and Nepal, recently opened at 3142 S. Highland Drive, Salt Lake City. The menu includes vegetarian curries, masala, tandoori meats and breads. Entrées cost $10 to $15. Open Monday to Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Sunday, 5 to 10 p.m. Call 801-466-3504.
Wine artist visits Utah
Thomas Arvid, known for his photorealistic paintings of wine, will be in Utah March 11-13 raising money for the Swaner Nature Preserve in Park City. On March 11, he will host a live auction and dinner at Fleming's Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 400 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. Cost is $100 per person. Call 801-355-3704 for a reservation. On March 12 and 13, the artist will host an auction for one of his limited-edition paintings at Park City's Redstone Gallery, 1678 W. Redstone Center Drive.
-- Kathy Stephenson