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Signature Chefs, Drive Away Hunger, Scary Aerie 

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Scary Aerie
The annual Scary Aerie dinner at Snowbird’s Aerie Restaurant & Lounge takes place Saturday, on Halloween night, from 6-9 p.m. The four-course Scary Aerie dinner includes dishes such as spooky salad, clammy chowder, road-kill sliders, crazy chicken, inferno paella, killer octopus, South Texas massacre antelope stew and a chocolate dessert called “the black sin.” The cost for the Scary Aerie dinner is $39, excluding tax and gratuity. Costumes are encouraged, and reservations can be made at 801-933-2181. To view the full Scary Aerie menu, go to

Signature Chefs
On Saturday, Nov. 14, from 6-9 p.m., the March of Dimes Signature Chefs Auction and cocktail reception—featuring tasting-size portions from local chefs—will be held at the Downtown Hilton. Silent-auction items to benefit the March of Dimes include unique dining experiences, hotel stays and weekend getaways. Chefs and restaurateurs participating in this year’s Signature Chefs event include Zane Holmquist and Raymond Lammers (Stein Eriksen Lodge), Aristo Boutsikakis (Aristo’s), Eric May (Blue Boar Inn), Gabrielle McAfee (Café Madrid), Michael Showers (Goldener Hirsch), Phillip Yates (Grand America), Scott McGlinchey (Gregory’s Steakhouse at Eureka Resort Casino), Scott Monell (Hilton City Center), Jerry Liedtke (Tin Angel), Adam Vickers (Tuscany), Phelix Gardner (Wild Grape Bistro) and Elio Scanu (Zucca Trattoria). Tickets are $150 per person, and can be purchased at

Drive Away Hunger
Bring nonperishable food items to Miller Motorsports Park on Nov. 7, and you’ll be allowed to drive your street car three laps around MMP’s world-class, 4.5-mile race course behind a pace car, between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Additional track time, in three-lap increments, will be available for a cash donation of $20. All proceeds will benefit the Utah Food Bank. John Larson, senior vice president and general manager, says, “This is a great chance for everyone to simultaneously satisfy their need for speed and our need to feed!” For more information, visit

Quote of the week: "The guy who invented head cheese must have been really hungry."— Jerry Seinfeld

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