The Hub Spring Launch
Last year, Utah's Food Truck League launched The Hub (982 W. South Jordan Parkway), a rendezvous spot for Utah's finest food trucks. The Hub has maintained limited lunchtime hours throughout the cold winter, but now that spring is approaching, they're expanding their hours and lineup. Starting in late March, The Hub will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, which means visitors can check out one lineup for lunch and then see a different lineup for dinner. To celebrate, The Food Truck League is hosting a spring launch party on Wednesday, March 20, during their new operating hours. Jamaica's Kitchen, Fatty Tuna and San Diablo Churros are expected to attend, and the festivities will continue through the rest of the week.
Chef Alex Bartolo has recently struck out on his own to open Bartolo's (1241 Center Drive, Ste. L100, Park City, 435-604-0608, bartolospc.com), a neighborhood-style Italian restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bartolo has previously worked with other notable Park City restaurants, including Tupelo and the St. Regis at Deer Valley. This new location in Kimball Junction is his first solo venture, and the menu looks pretty impressive. With a breakfast lineup that includes smoked trout benedicts and Dutch baby pancakes and a dinner cast of rigatoni Bolognese and chicken mafaldine, you can bet this place will turn a few heads.
St. Patrick's at Twin Suns Café
If you're after an unconventional St. Patrick's Day meal, why not try looking in a galaxy far, far away? Twin Suns Café (2305 S. Highland Drive, 385-252-7061, facebook.com/twinsunscafe) is planning a four-course dinner inspired by the cuisine of Ireland and served alongside one of the finest collections of Star Wars memorabilia in town. It's an event that feels just right for those of us who don't mind wearing green as long as it's the color of our lightsabers, and who don't mind drinking with friends as long as we can ruminate over what's going to happen with Rey and Kylo in Episode IX in a judgment-free environment. The event lasts from 6 to 10 p.m., and tickets are available via Eventbrite.
Quote of the Week: "The discovery of a new dish does more for human happiness than the discovery of a new star."
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