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Five Global Tastes to Try in 2014

Why try all over the world when the best dishes come to us? Check out Five global dishes served close to home.


Alamexo Cochinita Pibil Tacos ($18.95)

Mexican cuisine with a refined touch is the name of the game at chef and owner Matt Lake’s downtown eatery.  This deconstructed taco dish lets the diner create their own taco masterpiece featuring hunks of sumptuously tender pork shoulder marinated in achiote and bitter orange.

Boba World – Shanghai Fat Noodles ($8.75-$9.25)

boba world shanghai fat noodles (1)The unassuming strip mall housing this Woods Cross restaurant is home to one of Utah’s best Chinese restaurants; its also home to outrageously good noodles too.  These in house noodles – by way of Shanghai – are thick, chewy and comfort food heaven.



Caffe Molise – Pappardelle Al Sugo ($11.95 lunch, $15.95 dinner)

caffe molise pappardelle al sugo (1)You don’t need to head down to the airport for a taste of rustic Italy; with summer still in swing head down to Caffee Molise’s lush al fresco patio.  Next, enjoy this dish of in house, freshly made pappardelle, tossed with a savory, slow-cooked sauce of beef, pork and tomatoes .The dish is finished with Asiago and aplomb.



Curry Fried Chicken – Fried Chicken ($1.49 per piece)

East meets West, become good buddies and hatch a plan to create the worlds most addictive fusion food.  CFC’s fried chicken alone might stack up as the state’s finest; but infused with incendiary Indian spices it becomes something otherworldly making for for a lip smacking taste you will crave over and over.

Feldman’s Deli – Corned Beef Reuben ($13.50)

feldmans deli corned beef reuben (1)A half pound of corned beef imported from NYC makes for the base of this legit sandwich.  Piled high with sauerkraut, swiss and thousand island dressing on Jewish Rye – some will tell you this monster will last for lunch and dinner. Don’t believe them, you’ll want to conquer this in one greedy sitting.

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