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Dinner Date with your Furry Companion

Fresh Oysters & More at Bill White Farms. URA Celebrates Utah’s Resiliency. Dog Days at Log Haven. Dinner with your dog in Millcreek Canyon.


Fresh Oysters & More @ Bill White Farms

At Bill White Farms + Ranches in Park City, fresh sustainable oysters are back in stock. Straight from the waters Pt. Reyes, Marin Coast, Northern California, these fresh babies are just waiting to be shucked and steamed, grilled, or enjoyed on the half-shell at home. Pt. Reyes oysters have silver-brown shells and are among the easiest to open. They have a buttery-sweet taste and firm texture.

In addition to fresh oysters, Bill White Farms + Ranches also offers sustainable Wild Isles Salmon, California Halibut, Scallops, Yellowfin Tuna, Lobster Tails, and sustainable Alaskan King Crab Legs. Order online for pickup here

Tony Caputo

URA Celebrates Utah’s Resiliency

The Utah Restaurant Association (URA) recently celebrated “Utah’s Resilient Restaurant Industry and Food Community” with a gala at the Grand Ballroom in the Union Depot Building at The Gateway in Salt Lake City.This year’s event was particularly special as over 300 community members gathered together for the first time in a year and half. 

The late food writer Mary Malouf and food purveyor Tony Caputo were remembered at the gala with posthumus awards. Other winners included Chef of the Year Phelix Gardener of Pago. Wood.Ash.Rye, Nomad East, Ginger Street and Crown Burger were among those restaurants receiving the Concept of the Year award. Scott Evans took home the coveted “Golden Spoon” award as he was honored as Utah’s 2021 Restaurateur of the Year. Cherie Bartleson from SLC Eatery received the Heart of The Industry Front of House award, and Executive Chef Justin Shifflett of Stoneground Kitchen and Francis Fecteau of Libations Inc. received the Heart of the Industry MVP award.  

The awards ceremony also highlighted the accomplishments of the URA’s ProStart Program students and teachers. The night celebrated all the regional and state competition winners and officially announced Provo High School as the State champions for the culinary competition and Carbon High School as the state champions for management.    

Dog Days @ Log Haven

Now through Sunday, October 17, 2021, your favorite furry companion can join you for dinner at Log Haven restaurant in Millcreek Canyon during the restaurant’s Dog Days of Summer. 

Diners with well-behaved canine companions and advance reservations will be seated in Log Haven’s beautiful outdoor amphitheater where guests can order from Log Haven’s season menu. It’s the perfect place to refuel after a hike with your pet. 

In addition to chef Dave Jones’ seasonal menu, a limited-time drink menu will be offered in honor of Dog Days and includes a Salty Chihuahua cocktail (vodka, grapefruit juice, agave syrup) and Melon-Collie Mojito (rum, Midori, lime juice, mint). 

Be sure to call ahead to schedule your Dog Days of Summer outing at Log Haven by calling 801-272-8255. 



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Food writer Ted SchefflerOriginally trained as an anthropologist, Ted Scheffler is a seasoned food, wine & travel writer based in Utah. He loves cooking, skiing, and spends an inordinate amount of time tending to his ever-growing herd of guitars and amplifiers.

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