Fratelli + Scarbolo
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. Valter will be on hand to talk with attendees about his terrific wines. The cost for the event is $25 for the three-course dinner and $20 for the optional wine pairings. The regular Fratelli menu will also be available that evening. For reservations, call 801-495-4550.
Cupcake Wars Winner!
South Jordan custom cake and cupcake shop One Sweet Slice (1644 W. Towne Center Drive, 801-727-4275, OneSweetSlice.com) has won Food Network’s Cupcake Wars. After three rounds of competition, the judges of the show announced One Sweet Slice’s Janell Brown as the winner for the cupcakes she created with her assistant, Kristen Cold. The show’s theme was Star Wars, and the cupcakes created were inspired by the movie.
Field to Table Harvest Dinner in Eden
Eden, Utah, might not quite be the biblical Eden, but it’s darned close to paradise. On Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m., Eden’s Harley & Buck’s restaurant (3900 N. Wolf Creek Drive) will host a Field to Table Harvest Dinner featuring artisan fruits, herbs, vegetables and cheeses from Stoney Field Farm in Liberty, Utah, and Eden-based Snowy Mountain Sheep Creamery. The four-course menu includes roasted garlic hummus and grilled veggies with toast points; roasted squash bisque; fresh field greens with Snowy Mountain Creamery Feta; beef short ribs with a potato medley and petite vegetables; and a trio of fresh-fruits desserts to finish off the meal. The cost for the dinner is $29 per person. Optional wine pairings are an additional $20, and there’s also an optional commemorative pottery dinner plate available for $28. For reservations, call 801-745-2060. Visit HarleyAndBucks.com for more information.
Quote of the week: Compromise used to mean that half a loaf was better than no bread. Among modern statesmen it really seems to mean that half a loaf is better than a whole loaf. —G.K. Chesterton