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Food briefs: Scottish dinners in Utah, From Scratch expanding hours

Published January 2, 2014 4:52 pm

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Scottish dinners in Utah

The Utah Scottish Association will hold Robert Burns suppers in Provo, Ogden and Salt Lake City to help raise funds for local charities. Burns, often referred to as Scotland's favorite son, was a 18th century poet. Auld Lang Syne is his most well-known poem and is sung at New Years Eve celebrations the world over. Every year, Burns suppers celebrating Scottish culture are held in his honor on or around his January birthday. The Utah dinners will feature a traditional fare, including haggis. Tickets must be purchased in advance and will not be available at the door.

Provo • Saturday, Jan. 18, 6:30 p.m., Brigham Young University Wilkinson Center; tickets $28 or $25 for Scottish Association members

Ogden • Saturday, Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m., Mount Ogden Grill, 440 E. 4400 South,South Ogden; tickets $25 or $23 for members

Salt Lake City • Saturday, Feb. 1, 6:30 p.m., Japanese Church of Christ 268 W. 100 South; tickets $28 or $25 for members.

Details • email Info@Utahscots.org, or Utahscots.org

Dinner From Scratch

From Scratch, a new Salt Lake restaurant specializing in wood-fired pizza and made-from scratch pasta, will begin serving dinner on Friday. The restaurant opened in November and has been serving lunch Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. It features an in-house Austrian mill, which is used to grind the whole-grain flour used in several menu items. The menu created by chef Adam Cold, also includes a hamburger with house-made ketchup and mayonnaise, soups and salads, and a charcuterie platter with house mustard and jam. Lunch prices range from $5 to $13. Call 801-538-5090 or visit pizzafromscratch.com for more information.

Wine event at Brighton

The Silver Fork Lodge near Brighton will host a four-course dinner paired with wines from the award-winning Honig vineyard in Northern California. Honig started out as a small garage winery and today has become a successful family business specializing in cabernet sauvignon and sauvignon blanc.

When • Thursday, Jan. 9, 6:30 p.m.

Where • Silver Fork Lodge, 11332 E. Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, Brighton; 801-533-9977

Cost • Dinner is $25 per person; optional wine pairing is an additional $40. Tax and tip not included.

Details • Call 801-533-9977 for a required reservations. Overnight packages available from $110 per night.

French food and wine class

Ecole Dijon Cooking Academy in Holladay will hold its first Sunday food and wine class of 2014, focusing on the wines from France's Loire Valley including Muscadet, Vouvray and Sancerre. Chef Drew Ellsworth will pair the wines with trout and other dishes.

When • Sunday, Jan. 12, 6 p.m.

Where • Ecole Dijon Cooking Academy, 2110 E. Terra Linda, Holladay.

Cost • $40

Reservations • call 801-278-1039; email chefdrewe@aol.com or visit ecoledijoncookingschool.com/