Best Thai Food in Salt Lake City

Cuisines

“In a tiny way, I almost feel responsible. I’m the one who sent him to Thailand in search of low-cost whistles, filled his head with pseudoerotic tales of my own Opium excursions… plus, I gave him some phone numbers of…

Picks & Plates [June 2019]

Picks & Plates

Make Room for June April showers give way to… May showers? If May was a little damper than you expected, don’t worry – there is so much going in Salt Lake City in June that after reading this you will…

Best Millcreek Restaurants

Neighborhood

“How much you wanna make a bet I can throw a football over them mountains?” -Uncle Rico, Napoleon Dynamite [2004] For a real neighborhood feel, nowhere in Utah beats the best Millcreek restaurants. Situated right up next to the Wasatch…

Best Bakeries in Salt Lake City

Desserts

“You can’t say your favorite kind of cake is birthday cake. That’s like saying your favorite kind of cereal is breakfast cereal.” -Tom Haverford, Parks & Recreation [2009] Let’s get this bread. At Salt Plate City, we don’t have a…

Best Downtown Salt Lake City Restaurants

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

“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…

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