Best Vietnamese Restaurants in Salt Lake City

Cuisines

“He was Vietnamese, so it was spelled ‘Ph,’ but still that’s pretty jarring to see on a drivers license.” -Officer Michaels, Superbad [2007] No other cuisine has had a bigger come up recently in Salt Lake City than Vietnamese food….

Best Sushi in Salt Lake City

Cuisines, Plates

John Bender: Sushi? Claire Standish: Rice, raw fish, and seaweed. John Bender: You won’t accept a guy’s tongue in your mouth, and you’re going to eat that? -The Breakfast Club [1985] Like the great Ol’ Dirty Bastard, yeah baby we like it rawww….

Best Restaurants in Sugar House

Neighborhood, Sugar House

“Fact: Bears eat beets. Bears. Beets. Battlestar Galactica.” -Jim Halpert, The Office [2007] We are sweet on Sugar House. Formally known for sugar beet processing and now known as one of the premier neighborhoods in Salt Lake City, Sugar House…

Best Ramen in Salt Lake City

Plates

“I used to eat there. Really good noodles.” -Neo, The Matrix [1999] Have y’all noticed a resurgence of ramen spots in Salt Lake City? With longtime favorites like Tosh’s Ramen holding down the fort for years, and creative newcomers like…

Best 9th & 9th Restaurants

9th & 9th, Neighborhood

“I regularly drive through neighborhoods that have only recently been gentrified. So yeah I am pretty much not afraid of anything.” -Phil Dunphy, Modern Family [2009] Since I can no longer afford a house anywhere near it, it’s safe to…

Best Indian Food in Salt Lake City

Cuisines

Dev: “You see The Social Network? Max Minghella plays an Indian guy. He’s white. They browned him up.” Ravi: “No no, I read he’s 1/16th Indian.” Dev: “Who cares? If you go back far enough we’re all 1/16th something. I’m…

Best Wine Bars in Salt Lake City

Beer, Wine, & Spirits, Nightlife

“If anyone orders Merlot, I’m leaving. I am NOT drinking any fucking Merlot!” -Miles Raymond, Sideways [2004] I’ll admit, most of my wine tasting prowess comes from a handful of scenes from the movie Sideways. I know to tilt and…

Best Tibetan & Nepali Food in Salt Lake City

Cuisines

“A spoon cannot taste of the food it carries. Likewise, a foolish man cannot understand the wise man’s wisdom even if he associates with a sage.” -His Holiness, The 14th Dalai Lama Tashi delek! The Tibetan food in Salt Lake…

Best Pho in Salt Lake City

Plates

Boyle: Oh, no. Crap! Oh, it’s not turning back on. Do you think Sarge is gonna be mad that I spilled “fuh” on the cam? Diaz: He definitely will if you say pho like that when you tell him. Boyle:…

Best Brunch in Salt Lake City

Cuisines, Restaurants

“Don’t treat me like a three-hour brunch friend!” -Frances Halladay, Frances Ha [2012] Ahhh brunch, the most important meal of the weekend. There is nothing better or more important for your health than your first mimosa of the day or…

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