I’m told that Naked Fish Japanese Bistro is in the process of revamping 85 percent of its menu, and that one new addition is Miyazaki Wagyu beef: genuine, 100 percent purebred, grain-fed, highly marbled, Wagyu beef imported from Japan. Naked Fish Japanese Bistro is located at 67 W. 100 South. Phone 801- 595-8888 for reservations, or visit the bistro online at NakedFishBistro.com.
No Name Barbecue Sauce
Looking for a foodie gift that’s artisan, independent and local? Then look no farther than Iron Horse Barbecue Sauce from the No Name Gourmet (aka Mike Roberts). Roberts is a local personal chef, caterer, cooking instructor and barbecue expert who developed his own “Rich & Bold” barbecue sauce, which sells for $5 per bottle or a case of 12 for $54. You can order Mike’s stunning sauce at NoNameGourmet.com. It would make a surefire stocking stuffer.
Let them eat Cakes
I’ve always had good luck using Kodiak Cakes’ flapjack mix. Well, now you can find Kodiak Cakes products at The Gateway’s new Bear Country Cookies store. The Utah-based Kodiak Cakes opened its first retail store selling freshbaked cookies, whole-grain baking mixes and hand-made fruit syrups. Kodiak’s Bear Country Cookies are made with 100 percent all-natural ingredients, including organic fair-trade dark chocolate. “Since we began in 1994, our mission has been to sell wholesome and all-natural products that taste good,” says Joel Clark, Kodiak Cakes’ owner. “With the opening of Bear Country Cookies, we look forward to continuing our 15-year tradition of great tasting products made right here in Utah.” In addition to Bear Country Cookies, Kodiak Cakes products can also be purchased at Smith’s and Associated Food Stores locally, and online at KodiakCakes.com.
Quote of the week: There’s a pizza place near where I live that sells only slices. In the back, you can see a guy tossing a triangle in the air. —Steven Wright