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[7 Nov 2011 | No Comment | 1,266 views | Editor's Picks, Foodie Love]
Not Your Mama’s Recipes – Try these IncredibleThanksgiving Dishes

Thanksgiving is by far and away my favorite holiday. No joke – I’d replace my birthday, Christmas, and 4th of July with what is the best of bests aroma filled glutenous family filled giggling fit gathering that brings in the end of another great year gone by. Excuse the run-on sentence, but that’s how my jabbering filled mind describes Thanksgiving. I effing LOVE IT!
If you are like me, (obvs) then you either do 1…

[9 Mar 2011 | 2 Comments | 20,034 views | Foodie Love]
Shanghai Cafe Takeout Menu

I wanted to place a takeout order at Shanghai Cafe the other day, and I couldn’t find their full menu online anywhere. They have some of the best vegetarian Chinese, Vietnamese, and noodle dishes in the valley, but I was stuck having to run over there, place my order, and then wait around while it was prepared. Not the most efficient way to order takeout.
So, for everyone out there also looking for their to-go…

[18 Dec 2010 | One Comment | 679 views | Foodie Love, Life in the Valley]
Local Salt Lake Food-Gifts: Wine & Spirits Edition

Surprisingly, Salt Lake has a good variety of local spirits to choose from that would make great gifts for Christmas this year.
To start, there’s the new Epic Beer that comes in generous 22 ounce bottles.  They have a variety of beers to choose from with well designed labels and full bodied flavor.
In addition to Epic Beers, you have your classic Salt Lake brews from Squatters, Wasatch Beers, and Dessert Edge.  If you have…

[18 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,213 views | Foodie Love, Life in the Valley]
Local Salt Lake Christmas Food-Gift Ideas: Market & Deli Edition

Last week I posted about local food gifts from Bakeries around Salt Lake City. I wanted to also share with you some ideas for some more savory food gifts.  Salt Lake has several great markets, delis and grocery stores that sell local fresh food that would make excellent gifts.
At Caputo’s Market you could pick up anything from artisan salami to gourmet balsamic vinegar.  Creminelli Artisan Salami is one of a kind in the U.S.,…

[8 Dec 2010 | 2 Comments | 1,430 views | Foodie Love, Life in the Valley]
Local Salt Lake Christmas Food-Gift Ideas: Bakery Edition

As my husband and I ponder about what to get friends and family for Christmas, we become more sensitive to how we spend money this time of year.  Our desire this year is to spend with local vendors in Salt Lake City, Utah:  restaurants, shops, etc.  We hope to give gifts that are not wasteful and full of love and care.  I came up with a list of a few bakeries and cafes in Salt…