Pig & a Jelly Jar in Ogden | Food News | Salt Lake City | Salt Lake City Weekly

Pig & a Jelly Jar in Ogden 

Also: J. Wong's Thai & Chinese Bistro, Moochie's Meatballs in Lehi

Pin It
click to enlarge pjj.jpg

Pig Out
Lovers of Pig & a Jelly Jar (401 E. 900 South, 385-202-7366, PigAndAJellyJar.com) and owner/chef Amy Britt's fresh, hearty, from-scratch, stick-to-the-ribs cooking will soon have more Pig to love. Before you can say, "fried green tomatoes," you'll be able to load up in Ogden on tasty specialties like chicken & waffles, biscuits with sausage gravy, fried pickles, ham hash, pulled-pork salad and such. This spring, Britt will be opening a new Pig & a Jelly Jar restaurant on Ogden's historic 25th Street, featuring classic American food and drink. Stay tuned to Food Matters for details.

Wong in the New
On Chinese New Year's Day, families typically share a feast rich in tradition that seeks to bring balance, luck and wealth in the New Year. The Wong family—owners of J. Wong's Thai & Chinese Bistro (163 W. 200 South, 801-350-0888, JWongUtah.com)—invites the community to celebrate the Year of the Sheep and Chinese New Year at their restaurant on Saturday, Feb. 21 and again on Friday, Feb. 27, as they host a traditional lion dance performed by Sil Lum Kung Fu Kwoon. The performances will begin at 7 p.m., and J. Wong's will also offer special Chinese New Year dishes such as whole red snapper in Chinese garlic sauce and slow-roasted pork with longevity lo mein noodles. Fun fact: Feb. 19, 2015 on the Gregorian calendar marks the beginning of the 4713th Chinese lunar year.

More Moochie's
Moochie's Meatballs & More! continues its culinary conquest of Utah with the grand opening on Monday, Feb. 23, at 10:30 a.m. of a new Moochie's shop in Lehi. As with the original Salt Lake City (232 E. 800 South, 801-596-1350) and newer Midvale (7725 S. State, 801-562-1500) locations, Moochie's in Lehi features authentic, City of Brotherly Love-style Philly cheesesteaks along with excellent meatball subs, pasta dishes, grinders, hoagies, salads, chicken & eggplant parmigiana, and much more. The Lehi Moochie's Meatballs and More! is located at 380 N. 850 East (801-766-8855). Visit their website at MoochiesMeatballs.com.

Quote of the week: Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart. —Erma Bombeck

Pin It


More by Ted Scheffler

Latest in Food News

  • Chocolate Fest at Caputo's

    Each year, the deli spotlights chocolate from around the world, and this year's "guest of honor" is Marou Chocolate, a Vietnamese chocolate known for its evocative, subtle flavor.
    • Nov 7, 2018
  • Celebrity Chef Tour

    Chefs from all over the country try tocreate a legendary meal, hosted by Riverhorse on Main's own Seth Adams.
    • Oct 31, 2018
  • New Yorker Closes

    After 40 years as one of downtown Salt Lake's most preeminent purveyors of steaks served with a generous helping of old-school aplomb, the New Yorker Restaurant has closed its doors.
    • Oct 24, 2018
  • More »


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

© 2018 Salt Lake City Weekly

Website powered by Foundation