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…

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

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…

Best Restaurants in Sugar House

Neighborhood

“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

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

“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…

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