Eat & Drink

Utah Microbakeries Deliver the Goods

Shortly before this article was published in our November/December issue, Thy Vu, co-owner of Mims Bakery, was killed in a car crash when a suspected drunk driver in a police pursuit struck...

Announcing the Winners of Salt Lake’s 2021 Cocktail Contest

“This is a much more difficult decision this year than last.” The editors of Salt Lake, along with Francis Fecteau of Libation SLC, had a lot to discuss while deciding the winner...

Espresso Epicure: Understanding the Coffee House Lifeblood

There is only one perfect espresso-based beverage: two shots of Ethiopian Sun-Dried Espresso tamped and layered with 2 teaspoons of raw sugar, infused with 3 ounces of fresh aerated milk and finished...

4 Fresh Takes on Classic Cranberry Sauce

Colorful, tart and a seasonal must-have, cranberries are the perfect complement to holiday menus. Roast turkey, duck and goose all benefit from the mouth-puckering acidity of cranberries. But it's time to give...

4 Tasty Twists on Mashed Potatoes

Basic Mashed Potatoes Serves 6 2 lbs. potatoes1 tsp. salt1 cup milk or half-and-half6 Tbsp. butter1 eggsalt and pepper Peel and quarter potatoes. Put them in a large pot with enough cold water to cover them....

25 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner in Utah

Plenty of us have romantic, Norman Rockwell-esque visions of cooking the perfect Thanksgiving feast for a big family gathering. But for many home cooks, the reality is much different—the turkey is dry,...

Tsuki Sake: Salt Lake’s First Sake Company

If you’re looking for something to switch up your winter sipping routine, look no further than Salt Lake’s own Tsuki Sake. The first of its kind in Utah, Tsuki is infusing our...

Foraging Around: The Lakehouse at Deer Creek

For 36 years, the Wagstaff Family has owned the concession on the edge of the reservoir at Deer Creek State Park. The mom and pop of this mom and pop, Doug and...

2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest

Note: Voting for this contest is now closed. View the winners of this year's contest. How many bartenders does it take to make a cocktail contest? Twelve. But they’ll all tell you how...

Dominick Medel/BTG and Caffe Molise: 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest

Each year, we ask a selection of Utah's best bartenders to use local spirits and local ingredients and hit us with their best shot (or shots). So last Sept. 12, bartenders bravely...

Nick Harward/Mortar and Pestle: 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest

Fire and Earth, the 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest entry from Mortar and Pestle, is a beet and tarragon cocktail with barrel-aged gin. 

Eli Larson Hays/SLC Eatery: 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest

Each year, we ask a selection of Utah's best bartenders to use local spirits and local ingredients and hit us with their best shot (or shots). So last Sept. 12, bartenders bravely...

Adam “Scoop” Kaessner/Water Witch: 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest

The star ingredient of Seething Song, the 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest entry from Water Witch, is gardenia syrup.

Michaela Dransfield/Undercurrent: 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest

The star ingredient of Sex Dreams, the 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest entry from Undercurrent, is Angostura.

Joel Aoyagi/Stoneground: 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest

The Malouf, the 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest entry from Stoneground, was created in honor of Salt Lake's late editor Mary Malouf.

Maddy Schmidt/Alibi: 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest

Dead Man's Party, the 2021 Salt Lake Magazine Cocktail Contest entry from Alibi, is inspired by the flavor of pineapple upside down cake.
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