POSTED // Dec 12,2012 - Dammit. I was almost on a reality show. A few years ago, when I was working at a newspaper in Mammoth Lakes, Calif., my co-workers and I were approached by a group of Hollywood producers to do a reality show.
POSTED // Dec 6,2012 - The Veranda By day, The Veranda Social Club (4760 S. 900 East) is an Italian eatery with a kick-ass patio; by night, Tony Smith’s Midvale gastroclub serves up a healthy portion of nightlife-aroni.
POSTED // Nov 23,2012 - I’ve always associated social clubs with leather chairs, cigar smoke and day traders—you know, the kind of place you’d likely spot Randolph and Mortimer Duke. But Oscar’s Social Club (8136 S. State, Midvale, 801-566-3222)
POSTED // Nov 15,2012 - I’ve always been intrigued by Inferno Cantina (122 W. Pierpont Ave.). Maybe it’s because I’m a huge fan of tequila bars, flaming torches and, obviously, that movie Inferno starring Jean-Claude Van Damme.
POSTED // Nov 8,2012 - Just once, it would be nice to hear someone say, “I love Salt Lake City because of the overabundance of quality strip clubs.” I’ve come to grips that this won’t happen in my lifetime,
POSTED // Nov 1,2012 - For comic-book enthusiasts, the name Devil’s Daughter conjures up images of the spandex-sportin’ succubus of the Marvel Universe. But for booze enthusiasts, Devil’s Daughter (533 S. 500 West) brings to mind cheap drinks
POSTED // Oct 25,2012 - Ten years ago, Cuba Gooding Jr. ruined his career by starring in the film Snow Dogs, the Winter Olympics were held in Salt Lake City and, most importantly, The Red Door (57 W. 200 South) opened its … door.
POSTED // Oct 18,2012 - You know the feeling. You’re at home playing video games, and you decide you should probably go out and socialize. However, as soon as you get to the bar, you wish you were back home playing video games.