Texas de Brazil Benefits St. Jude
Through Wednesday, Aug. 31, Texas de Brazil (50 S. Main, Ste. 158, City Creek Center, 385-232-8070, TexasDeBrazil.com) is teaming with St. Jude Children's Research Hospital (StJude.org) to benefit children battling cancer and life-threatening diseases. The bottom of each guest check will allow customers to make a donation. For every $5 donated, customers will receive a $5 gift certificate to use at the restaurant on another visit. In addition, the restaurant will match donations up to $25,000. And, on Mondays, guests will receive $10 in certificates for every $5 donated. One hundred percent of donations go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Labor Day at Stein's
Got plans yet for Labor Day weekend? If not, Stein Eriksen Lodge and Deer Valley Resort are teaming up for three delicious days of fun, food and frolic from Saturday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 5. The events are available to guests enjoying a luxury stay at Stein Eriksen Lodge and taking advantage of their Labor Day "Buy two nights, get the third night free" accommodations package.
"Labor Day typically serves as the capstone to summer and is a beautiful holiday weekend to gather with friends and family in an idyllic mountain setting," Russ Olsen, CEO of Stein Eriksen Lodge, says. "Our Labor Day weekend festivities promise to send summer off in style."
In addition to lodging, the package activities include a morning group hike at Deer Valley Resort, a margarita bar and taco pool-party, plus an evening barbecue buffet and live music on Saturday. Sunday's lineup also includes a Deer Valley Resort morning group hike, as well as a holiday Sunday brunch at the Glitretind, hot-dog-grill pool party, afternoon beer tasting with a concert on the lodge's lawn, and an evening family-friendly outdoor movie with popcorn on the lawn. Monday wraps up the holiday with a special breakfast buffet at the Glitretind from 7-10 a.m. For information and pricing, visit SteinLodge.com/LaborDay or call 800-453-1302.
Quote of the week: "I'd like to come back as an oyster. Then I'd only have to be good from September to April."
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