Burger spa and Sunday brunch at Snowbasin
Take a Saturday hike to Snowbasin Ski Resort’s Needles Lodge, and then relax and indulge at the new Mount Ogden Burger Spa and Grill. In addition to a classic hamburgers the menu includes the Wildflower lamb burger, the Last Chance chorizo and jalapeno burger and the Bomber with corned beef and sauerkraut. Cheesesteak and Reuben sandwiches, Kobe-beef hot dogs and chicken fingers round out the menu. Prices from $8 to $15. The Burger Spa is one of several new dining options at the Ogden Resort. The new Dining Discovery: Explore your Cravings program also includes monthly dinners, cooking classes, wine and cocktail events as well as a Sunday brunch, that includes a ride on the gondola. Cost is $38, or $33 for summer pass holders. Open Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. through Oct. 5. For details about Snowbasin food and dining offerings visitsnowbasin.com or call 801-620-1000.
‘Hops on the Hill’ returns to Park City
Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City will kick off its weekly "Hops on the Hill" series which features a craft beer tasting as well as a family barbecue and free concert. Each week a different Utah beer and local band will be featured. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Youth Sports Alliance.
When » Tuesdays, July 8-Aug. 19, beer and food at 5 p.m., free concert at 6 p.m.
Where » Stein Eriksen Lodge, 7700 Stein Way, Park City; 435-649-3700
Cost » Beer tasting $35 in advance, $40 day of. Hamburgers, bratwurst and hot dogs $5-$10; individual beer, wine and spirits, $5-10.
Featured beer and bands » July 8, Squatters Beer and Latin Jazz Band; July 15, Epic Brewing Co. and Red Desert Ramblers; July 22, Uinta Brewing Co. and Mr. Sister; July 29, Desert Edge and MotherLode; Aug 5, Red Rock Brewery and Fastback; Aug 12, Bohemian Brewery and Marmalade Hill; and Aug 19, Wasatch Brewery and Utah County Swillers and Beer Band.
Pig and Pinot is a perfect pairing
Two "pig and pinot" dining events are taking place next week in Salt Lake.
Fundraiser for SBDance, Thursday, July 10, 6:30 p.m. » Winemaker Adam Campbell, of Elk Cove Vineyards, in the Willamette Valley Oregon will host a "pig and pinot" tasting to benefit SBDance. The event will be held at a private Avenues estate with water features, Japanese rock garden pathways and a patio to enjoy wine, food and live music. Executive Chef Eric May of the Blue Boar Inn will prepare a variety of different plates using a pig, spit roasted onsite. Tickets are $75 per person available through sbdance.com.
Solitude Inn, Friday, July 11, 6:30 p.m. » Bill Blanchard, the national director of Adelsheim Vineyard, a top Oregon winery in the Willamette Valley’s Chehalem Mountain region will host the "Pig & Pinot" dinner at Solitude. The event includes an opening reception and multi-course tasting dinner featuring pork belly, pork ragout, grilled pork T-bone and more prepared by chef Greg Neville and his staff. Each course is paired with a different wine from Adelsheim, well known for its pinot noir wines. Dinner is $59, optional wine pairings are an addition $39. For reservations call 801-536-5722 or 801-534-1400, extension 5722.
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