Dining Awards

2017 Dining Award Hall of Fame Winners

Restaurants named to the Salt Lake magazine Hall of Fame  have demonstrated high quality of food, service and ambiance consistently for a significant number of years. Log Haven An enduring Utah classic, the...

2017 Dining Award Winner: The Paris Bistro

French food is more an attitude and philosophy than it is a collection of recipes. A respect and love of food, a  reverence for dining well and an educated awareness of how...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Current Fish & Oyster

Chef Phelix Gardner has switched places with opening Chef Logen Crews and never missed a beat. The tightly edited menu features almost too many non-piscine choices for a seafood house, but nothing...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Frida Bistro

Decades ago, Jorge Fiero crossed the border from Mexico and settled in Utah. Like many immigrants, he found a business niche peddling his native cuisine. From those humble refritos beginnings, Fiero has...

2017 Dining Award Winner: J & G Grill

Resort food, like other hotel food, tends to be on the conservative side because it has to appeal to a vast churn of guests. Add to that the creative restraints imposed by...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Pallet

It's a joy to see a restaurant (or any business or person, for that matter) grow into itself—actually realize what the owners dreamed it could become: Pallet, under the co-ownership of Esther...

2017 Dining Award Winner: HSL

You could say Briar Handly has his spoon squarely on the pulse of the new New American cuisine. One of the first Utah chefs to understand food's new direction, Handly gardened on...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Alamexo

Simple: the best authentic Mexican food in town. Yes, there are lots of taquerias and we love Frida's citified dishes, but Chef Matthew Lake's wide-ranging menu has been researched with passion and...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Himalayan Kitchen

Salt Lake City is fortunate to have a lot of great Indian restaurants, so many of the dishes on Surya Bastakoti's Nepalese restaurant will be famiilar. The names may be the same,...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Copper Onion

The hearty food and hyper-convivial atmosphere made Copper Onion (and its subsequent siblings, Copper Kitchen and Copper Common) a big hit since it opened and its continued popularity is obvious from the...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Tin Angel

The trio is now a twosome—Robin Kilpatrick has left the building—but the Angel continues its merry, eccentric path, serving inventive food in an art-filled setting and apparently having a blast doing it....

2017 Dining Award Winner: Provisions

SEE COMPLETE LIST OF WINNERS HERE. Chef-owner Tyler Stokes calls it American Craft Food, which can mean whatever he wants—mousse made of smoked chicken liver, pappardelle with braised rabbit and preserved lemon, seafood...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Tupelo

You can hear Matthew Harris' Southern drawl when he talks and you can taste it on the plate at Tupelo, the Dixie-tinged restaurant he and his wife Maggie Alvarez opened on Main...

2017 Dining Award Winner: Stoneground

Seldom has a restaurant been reconceived as successfully as Bob McCarthy's Stoneground, from a basic pizza joint to a craft Italian restaurant. Chef Justin Shifflet makes pasta and pretty much everything else...

Dining Awards: 25 Best Restaurants in Utah

See All Our Dining Award Winners Salt Lake magazine has been covering the food and restaurant scene in Utah for 25 years. Every year, we present our Dining Awards to the best restaurants...

2015 Dining Awards Reader's Choice

We always want to know what our readers think, and after tallying more than one thousand votes, it's clear they have very good taste. (Click here to see the 2015 Dining Awards winners chosen by...
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