Posts Tagged ‘dinner’

Gnocchi

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Gnocchi April 10, 2019 Growing up, I loved eating at the Italian restaurant Michelangelo Ristorante in Salt Lake City. The dish I would always order? The gnocchi with gorgonzola sauce.  I haven’t eaten at Michelangelo’s for years, but I have never stopped dreaming of their truly decadent gnocchi.  Even though I’ve made gnocchi in the past,…

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Peanut Sauce

HomeMeal PlansRecipesGoalsReal TalkAbout Peanut Sauce January 16, 2019 One of the best parts about Thai food is the peanut sauce. When I went to college in Portland, I would frequent a local Thai restaurant that had the BEST pad thai and peanut sauce. To tell you the truth, for years I have been trying to…

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Buttermilk Biscuits

buttermilk biscuit dripping with butter on baking sheet

When I first started baking, I remember thinking baking a buttermilk biscuit seemed so complex and difficult. But I quickly realized how EASY they are to make. Honestly, they’re too easy.  Whipping up a batch after work or if unexpected guests arrives is very doable. In fact, I’ve made more after work biscuits than I…

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Manoli’s

grilled octopus with fave beans and lemon piece on white plate from manolii's

Manoli’s I’ve got to admit when I first heard of Manoli’s, I assumed it was a typical Greek restaurant that served oversized gyros, sides of lemon rice, and desserts drenched in honey. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good gyro here and there but they aren’t an item I crave. Well, let me just…

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The Old Dutch Store

The Old Dutch sandwich

The Old Dutch Store I’m a sucker for a tasty sandwich. One of my favorite places to get my sandwich fix is The Old Dutch Store. It’s a deli meets specialty Dutch goods store. Most of the sandwiches come with meat in tube form (liverwurst, pate, salami, teawurst, or pork loin), tomato, mayo or miracle…

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El Morelense

al pastor taco with meat, pineapple, cilantro, and onions from el morelense

El Morelense If forced to choose one of the best bites of food in Utah, it would be the al pastor tacos from El Morelense.  The meat is slightly caramelized, topped with pineapple and placed on a soft and fresh corn tortilla. The condiments are complementary, allowing you to put on as much salsa, onion, cilantro…

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Rich’s Bagels

everything bagel and veggie cream cheese from rich's bagels

Rich’s Bagels Bagels. I could eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. I dream of bagels embedded with everything seasoning, toasted, and smeared with a thick layer of veggie cream cheese. Where might I get this bagel fix I speak of? Rich’s Bagels. Located in Holladay, it has a complete locals feel. With patio type…

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Freshie’s Lobster Co.

lobster roll and chips from freshie's lobster

Freshie’s Lobster Co. This Friday Feature is going to be short and sweet. Because there’s not much more to say than YES PLEASE! If you have yet to enjoy a lobster roll from Freshie’s you’re missing out. Big time. I’ll admit, the price tag breaks the bank a bit ($25 for the XL, $20 for…

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Brass Smoothies

yellow brass smoothie with blue sky

Brass Smoothies I remember my first Brass Smoothie like it was yesterday. Honestly, before ordering I questioned how someone could justify paying so much for a smoothie. Well, after my first sip, I immediately knew the answer. I could justify paying a bit more for Brass Smoothies because they were downright DELICIOUS. I also remember…

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Harbor Seafood & Steak Co.

steak on white plate with sauce and knife from harbor

Harbor Seafood & Steak Co. My new mantra: When in doubt, go to Harbor Seafood & Steak Co.. It is by far one of my favorite restaurants in Salt Lake City. Simply because the food is down right delicious. You know those places where you plan your next visit and haven’t even finished eating your…

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