Emigration Cafe’s New Brunch Menu

From our friends at Emigration Cafe:

NEW BRUNCH MENU ALERT! 
Every Saturday & Sunday 10am-2pm

BRUNCH MENU 
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Green Garbanzo Hummus Ⓥ – cherry tomatoes, sweet herbs, sumac, warm pita

 Parmesan Flatbread Ⓥ – pinza dough, parmesan, olive oil                                 

3 Cheese Artichoke Dip Ⓥ – parmesan flatbread, pickled chile
Smoked Salmon Toast – Sourdough, goat cheese, capers, red onion, preserved lemon salad                   

SOUP & SALAD

Lemon Rice Soup ⓋGF – Lemon, Arborio rice, vegetable broth
Soup of the day
House Salad Ⓥ – pecans, pickled grapes, onion, honey cider vin, goat cheese crostini
Classic Caesar Ⓥ – romaine, house croutons, parmesan, lemon, house dressing
Classic Greek Ⓥ – tomato, cucumber, onion, feta, Kalamata, romaine, croutons
Arugula & Fennel Ⓥ GF – chevre, cherry bourbon vinaigrette, slivered almond
Butter Lettuce – miso buttermilk dressing, smoked blue cheese, bacon, everything bagel crumble, tomato

SANDWICHES

Grilled Cheese with Brie and Havarti Ⓥ – brie, Havarti cheese, apple, onion jam, sourdough
BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich-  miso buttermilk slaw, fried onions, ciabatta
Emigration Burger*– 6oz grilled patty, American cheese, grilled onions, garlic aioli, half dill pickles, lettuce
Smoked Turkey Club* – millionaire bacon, avocado spread, lettuce, aioli, ciabatta, onion
Grilled Trout Tartine* – open faced, cabbage slaw, remoulade, ciabatta
BLT– bacon, tomato, aioli, lettuce, spicy carrot slaw, sourdough

MAINS
Avocado Toast Ⓥ – avocado, radish, everything bagel spice, breakfast potatoes
Overnight Oats Ⓥ – brown sugar, banana, pecans, seasonal berries
French Toast Casserole –  house-made challah French toast, miso caramel sauce, fresh peaches, candied pecans, whipped cream
Egg Sandwich –bacon or avocado, American cheese, aioli, fried egg, brioche, potatoes
Chicken & Biscuit – fried chicken, saw-mill gravy, chili-honey glaze, pickled chilis, sunny up egg
Breakfast Burrito – scrambled eggs, queso sauce, bacon, heirloom beans, potatoes, aioli
Vegan Burrito Ⓥ– broken tofu, queso sauce, potatoes, tomatillo salsa, beans
Shrimp & Grits – cheddar grits, Tasso ham, summer squash, cherry tomato, white wine cream
Basic Breakfast GF– choice of eggs, potatoes millionaire bacon or seasonal vegetables

Emigration Cafe | 1709 E. 1300 S. | SLC
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – Monday – Saturday
Saturday & Sunday Brunch – 10am-3pm
Online ordering now available, order here
Reservations now available for all party sizes. Book your table here
801-906-8101

Park City Provisions by Riverhorse

Picture of Provisions by Riverhorse restaurant, with tables and menus

Head up to the very top of Park City’s main street and you will find Park City Provisions, a project of dining mainstay Riverhorse on Main. The building is an interesting setup, with the restaurant on the bottom level, a grocery market and grab-and-go deli on the second level, and the beautiful Imperial House on the top levels. Recently Provisions unveiled their new dinner menu for the restaurant.

“We’re excited to unveil our refreshed focus on Provisions by Riverhorse’s full-service restaurant experience,” says Executive Chef Seth Adams. “The addition of our dinner service gives our guests a chance to enjoy our casual take on a sit-down dinner menu without sacrificing the exceptional service our guests come to expect at any of our Riverhorse establishments.”

The menu offers a nice selection of options, with dishes like fries with parmesan, garlic, herbs, and fry sauce, and other selections like nachos, wild game chili, and crispy Buffalo chicken bites.

 

For the main entrées, diners have the choice of halibut tacos, smoked BBQ baby back ribs with a delicious apple fennel slaw, Provisions burger on a brioche bun with a truffle mustard aioli, goat cheese stuffed chicken breast, and my favorite dish: the super-rich buffalo short rib stroganoff, with cognac cream and wild mushrooms.

Provisions could be a place where locals go to get away from the crowds and enjoy a nice low-key dinner without paying Main Street prices.

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Park City Provisions by Riverhorse is open 7:30 am – 9:00 pm daily. The “Provisions after
Dark” dinner menu is available nightly to guests from 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

 

 

 

Deer Valley’s New Winter Menus

You’d be hard pressed to find higher quality dining at any ski resort in the country than the culinary selections at Deer Valley. Not only does their food blow away most other resorts’ offerings, they also compete with some of the state’s best restaurants, period. Don’t believe me? Their contemporary cuisine restaurant, Mariposa, was recently named by Zagat as Utah’s best restaurant. Not best ski resort restaurant. Best restaurant. From coffee and baked goods at Deer Valley Grocery Café, fresh sustainably-sourced seafood at the Seafood Buffet, brick oven cuisine at The Brass Tag, or their AAA Four Diamond restaurant, Goldener Hirsch, Deer Valley always sets themselves apart from the rest of the ski world with their culinary offerings. 

The resort recently rolled out their new winter menu for the upcoming ski season, and I was able to attend a media tasting event to check out their new offerings. Although the famous chili and incredible baked goods will of course remain on the menu, a variety of locally-sourced and environmentally-conscious ingredients have found their way on the various menus across the resort.

See the photos below to get a small glimpse of the resort’s newest offerings. Not shown are the Silver Star Farms wagyu short ribs, with fall squash, Matsutake mushrooms, celeriac, burgundy truffles, and truffle-soy jus from Goldener Hirsch. It was the best plate of the night.

From Fireside dining: grilled guinea hen, meyer lemon and fresh thyme gnocchi, crispy pancetta, cured egg yolk, fava beans, slow roasted tomatoes, and smoked gouda cream sauce.

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The Seafood Buffet will offer a variety of West Coast oysters, accompanied with espelette, pineapple ginger, cucumber melon, and tobasco.

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Pastrami smoked salmon with roasted garlic and dijon aioli, from Seafood Buffet

Alaskan king crab poached in butter, vanilla bean, and thyme. Puffed sorghum. Yuzu-cured tobiko and three other types of caviar.

Mac and cheese featuring local Gold Creek Farms Pimento Bay cheddar. Royal Street Cafe.

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Bison meatloaf with buttermilk mashed potatoes, crisp onions, baby arugula, and espagnole. From The Brass Tag.

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Baked Alaska Flambé from Fireside Dining. With elderberry ice cream using elderberries foraged on the mountain, pistachio shortbread, and Grand Marnier flambé.

Chai Creme Brulée
This one blew my mind. A 20 layer butternut schichttorte with a vanilla brandy glaze and apple cider caramel. The chef dehydrated butternut squash then milled it into a flour.

Bistro 222 has changed things up, hiring a new chef and redoing the entire menu. Chef Brady Gray, formerly of Ruth’s Chris and Baci Trattoria prior to that, has taken the helm and rewrote the entire lunch and dinner menus. “Casual but elegant” is a proper description of both the bistro’s décor as well as its food. The restaurant is surrounded by towering windows looking out to downtown.

We tried various courses at a recent press tasting. Some of the dishes were an elk tenderloin carpaccio with Peri Peri sauce, a rich lobster bisque with sherry and cream, beef short ribs with a cauliflower potato mash, Chilean seabass and oxtail, King salmon, and a ribeye filet.

Bistro 222 is open for lunch and dinner on the weekdays, dinner on Saturday, and brunch on Sunday. Parking is validated at the 222 parking garage (enter near the Hotel Monaco).

www.bistro-222.com

Disclosure: I was an invited guest of the restaurant to meet the chef and try the new menu