Best Downtown Salt Lake City Restaurants

Downtown, Neighborhood

“Oh no, you’ve got to go downtown, George. It’s all downtown. Just like the song says.” -Mr. Wilhelm, Seinfeld [1996] Just saying you are going downtown for dinner immediately conjures up images of fine dining, valet parking, and stuffy maître…

Picks & Plates [May 2019]

Picks & Plates

Yay! It’s May! We had a great winter filled with powder, breakfast burritos, and après-ski beers. We had a great start to the spring season with a bunch of new restaurant openings around the city as the rain poured. And…

Best Breweries in Salt Lake City

Beer, Wine, & Spirits, Nightlife

“Cheers for the beers!” -Alex Brumley, Everybody Wants Some! [2016] Full throttle to the bottle boys. Ferda. It’s been an amazing few years for craft breweries in Salt Lake City. An increase in population and an increase in demand happened…

Best Pancakes in Salt Lake City

Plates

“Ah, well, sir, I feel like a, like a slice of butter… melting on top of a big-ol’ pile of flapjacks… yeah.” -Private Miller, Pineapple Express (2008) STACKS ON STACKS ON STACKS. Pancakes, hotcakes, flapjacks, whatever. Stack it up tall…

Best Avenues Restaurants

Neighborhood

“There were quite a few punks in the SLC back in ’85, but there were equally as many posers.” -Stevo, SLC Punk [1998] The Avenues is one of Salt Lake City’s oldest neighborhoods, but the best Avenues restaurants are anything…

Best Biscuits & Gravy in Salt Lake City

Plates

“All you got to do is make it out of here, and it’s all gravy. Every day, the rest of your life, gravy.” -King, Platoon (1986) Biscuits and gravy just feels right. Growing up in Salt Lake City, I wasn’t…

Best Brussels Sprouts in Salt Lake City

Plates

“It’s in Belgium.” -Ray, In Bruges (2008) In the Instagram era, food trends come and go. We here at Salt Plate City will not quit on brussels sprouts. When we are lucky enough to see brussels sprouts grace a menu,…

Picks & Plates [April 2019]

Picks & Plates

Welcome to our new series of monthly posts. In these Monthly Roundups, we plan to share with you the latest events, newest restaurants, and plates you have to try. Visit saltplatecity.com regularly and discover your new favorite place in Salt…

Best Restaurants in the Salt Lake City Airport

Neighborhood

“There’s no reason to become alarmed, and we hope you’ll enjoy the rest of your flight. By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?” -Elaine Dickinson, Airplane (1980) If you are reading this,…

Best Record Stores in Salt Lake City

Stores

“Oh, that’s not obvious enough Rob. How about the Beatles? Or fucking… fucking Beethoven? Side one, track one of the Fifth Symphony… How can someone with no interest in music own a record store?” -Barry, High Fidelity [2000] Nothing sounds…

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