Dad’s Day @ Fratelli
Looking for a tasty place to take dear old Dad for Father’s Day? Fratelli Ristorante (9236 S. Village Shop Drive, Sandy, FratelliUtah.com) has you covered. On Sunday, June 15, at 6 p.m., Fratelli will host a casual Father’s Day buffet dinner with offerings such as salads, crab cakes, cedar-plank salmon, bratwurst, Tuscan ribs, Kahlua pork, lamb sausage, teriyaki chicken, desserts and more. The cost is $30 per person with wine and beer pairings available at an additional cost. Reservations are required. To RSVP, call 801-495-4550.
Log Haven Goes to the Dogs
On Sunday, June 1, Log Haven restaurant (6451 E. Millcreek Canyon Road, 801-272-8255, Log-Haven.com) will kick off its annual Dog Days of Summer with a Summer Shake-Off cocktail contest to benefit the Humane Society of Utah. Talented mixologists from Log Haven, BTG, Finca and Taqueria 27 will create canine-themed cocktails, looking to win Best in Show. Yours truly will be a judge, along with Salt Lake Magazine’s Mary Malouf and Scott Beck, president of Visit Salt Lake. Log Haven’s Dog Days of Summer offers al fresco dining in its hillside amphitheater for dogs and their well-behaved owners. The admission price for the Summer Shake-Off is $20 per person and includes hors d’oeuvres, tax and gratuity. A portion of the proceeds from the Shake-Off will benefit the Humane Society of Utah, which will be at Log Haven during the event with dogs for adoption. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the contest will kick off at 6:15. Reservations are recommended.
Look for a cool new sandwich concept coming soon to 414 E. 200 South in Salt Lake City called Even Stevens Sandwiches (Facebook.com/EvenStevensSandwiches). For every sandwich sold, Even Stevens will donate a sandwich to a local nonprofit organization. Initially, Even Stevens will provide sandwiches to the Good Samaritan Program, the Rescue Mission and Volunteers of America Homeless Youth Outreach. Among Even Stevens’ founders is former Metropolitan owner Karen Olson.
Quote of the week: When the stomach is full, it is easy to talk of fasting. —Saint Jerome