Ski City Blog

Category - Restaurants & Bars

  • The Spirits at Alta's Peruvian Bar

    Alta Ski Area has its fair share of spirits. It was an old mining town in the late 1800s, filled with saloons, brothels, and murder. After the silver boom it became a ghost town, and in 1938, the ski resort was opened. The Peruvian Lodge just west of the resort has its spirits, too. The building

  • Tsunami: Lychee Saketini

    Locally owned by two highly skilled professional sushi chefs, Tsunami has been near and dear to our hearts and stomachs since it opened its first location in 2002. As the largest specialty fish buyer in the mountain west region you'll find a selection of over three dozen rolls that rival any

  • Inside Beehive Distilling

    Julia Child paired hers with red meat, Snoop Dogg likes his mixed with juice, and F. Scott Fitzgerald only drank his a la Rickey. Oh, praise be to gin and its myriad mixological ways. Gin is a spirit so refined that many a scholar and statesman will argue in candlelit hours over how to construct

  • Ski City's Steamiest Dates

    Planning an anniversary or Valentine's Day ski vacation? Need some help deciding on the perfect evening out on the town with your honey? Or would you rather spend some time tucked away in the Wasatch Mountains far from the buzz of the city? Whether you’re looking for excitement or adventure,

  • The Vault Bar at Bambara: Sugar & Spice

    There's nothing better than a warm drink after a day in the cold smoke. The Vault Bar , located within the Hotel Monaco's Bambara Restaurant , offers this toasty, cozy cider in both a kid-friendly and adult version. The Vault’s bartender Andrew Aveyta designed his seasonal hot beverage, called Sugar &

  • The Best Spots for Weekend Brunch

    Whether you’re trying to forget last night or you're trying to gear up for the day ahead, brunch is the perfect opportunity to get acquainted with the Salt Lake dining scene. And if you’re so inclined, it’s the perfect opportunity to see first hand that, yes, you can get a drink in Utah. Thankfully,

  • The Thirsty Squirrel: Honeycomb Toddy

    There's nothing better than a warm, boozy beverage after a snowy day skiing Solitude's Honeycomb Canyon. We asked The Thirsty Squirrel's bartenders to whip up their favorite hot drink for aprés ski. The Thirsty Squirrel is a classic après ski bar where still-booted and besweatered skiers flop down

  • Copper Common: Coffee Cocktail, Tiki Toddy & Butternut Toddy

    There's nothing better than a warm beverage after a snowy day playing in the mountains. We asked local bartenders to whip up their favorite hot drinks for the winter season and share recipes. Copper Common’s bar manager Maureen Segrave-Daly is one of Ski City’s best mixologists. This winter season

  • The 5 Best Apres-Ski Beers

    Whether you’ve been rallying fresh groomers on a bluebird spring day or you spent the afternoon waist-deep in powder during an epic storm cycle, it’s hard to argue that the best way to close out a great day of skiing or riding one of Salt Lake’s four world-class resorts is with a few friends and a

  • Under Current: Classic Irish Coffee, Long December & Apple Toddy

    There's nothing better than a warm, boozy beverage after a snowy day playing in the mountains. We asked local bartenders to whip up their favorite hot drinks for the winter season and share recipes. This Broadway bar offers two distinct twists on hot coffee cocktails, and a tantalizing apple

  • Where to find the Best Apres Burgers

    Ah, the après appetite—that unmistakeable rumbling in your gut that lets you know you need to replace the countless calories burned during a long day on the slopes, like, immediately. And there are few more satisfying ways to do it than sinking your teeth into a juicy, hearty hamburger. Here are

  • J Wong's Asian Bistro: The Drunken Flower

    Here in Ski City we crave warm beverages after a snowy day playing in the mountains. We asked seven local bartenders to whip up their favorite hot drinks for the winter season and share recipes and tips for packing them along for a blast of warmth (and courage) in between runs. One of

  • Getting Jolly at Brighton's Molly Green's

    After a long day of riding, sometimes the best thing to end the day is après pizza and beer. Well, let’s admit it, most times. If you find yourself up at Brighton Resort at the top of Big Cottonwood Canyon and you’re of legal drinking age, come hang at Molly Green’s. Nestled on the top floor of

  • What to Do After The Slopes in Ski City

    WHAT TO DO AFTER THE SLOPES You spent the day on the mountain shredding that classic Utah powder. But it's only 4 p.m. Time on the hill always works up a hunger and a powerful need for a drink. There are plenty of excellent spots close to Utah’s greatest resorts that are perfect for the time-honored