POSTED // Sep 24,2012 - The resurgence of absinthe in the past few years as a spirit of choice has all but ceased the consumption of its more humble cousin: pastis, a liqueur that originated in France following that country’s ban on absinthe.
POSTED // Sep 21,2012 - The shiny new ParkStone Wood Kitchen at Station Park in Farmington looks like a snazzy franchise along the lines of Brio Tuscan Grille or The Cheesecake Factory. And, well … it is and it isn’t.
POSTED // Sep 18,2012 - On Friday, Sept. 21, Fratelli Ristorante (9236 S. Village Shop Drive, Sandy, FratelliUtah.com) will host a three-course wine-pairing dinner featuring Valter Scarbolo, owner and winemaker of Italy’s Scarbolo Winery.
POSTED // Sep 14,2012 - It takes more than street-style tacos on the menu to deliver Mexican authenticity in restaurants. When I’m looking for the real deal—Mexican cuisine that hasn’t been overly Americanized—my culinary radar tracks
POSTED // Sep 10,2012 - I don’t care much about football. For me, the gridiron is really just an excuse for tailgating—a flimsy motive for throwing burgers and sausages on the grill and beginning to drink before noon.
POSTED // Sep 7,2012 - The annual harvest celebration known as Oktoberfest dates back to 1810, in Bavaria, when composer Richard Wagner’s buddy, King Ludwig, ordered a state fair to be held in honor of his autumn nuptials.
POSTED // Sep 3,2012 - Z’Tejas Southwestern Grill’s ninth- annual Chile Festival runs from Sept. 4 to Sept. 23 at the restaurant’s Gateway location, with an array of menu items featuring fresh New Mexico Hatch green chiles.