Current Events Food and Drink

Open Letter to Utah Restaurant Owners

Dear Utah Restaurant Owners: If your employees work for tips, Utah & Federal law allows you to pay them a wage of only $2.13/hour, but as a former tip worker, I know for a fact that tip income is never guaranteed. I had nights where I made $70 in tips, and I had nights where […]

Cycling Food and Drink

British cyclists—powered by coffee

How many of my readers were aware that cyclists like coffee? This is certainly news to me! Plenty of us need it as a pick-me-up in the morning, but would you have had Britain’s finest track cyclists down as coffee addicts? It turns out the GB team are every bit as keen on the bean […]

Cycling Food and Drink

2010 Ride #17 (Big Ass Brunch Ride)

View Ascent activity on 16-May-10 at 02:23PM in a larger map Not a big ride, but a big ASS ride, because of how big I expect my ass to grow after this morning’s brunch with a number of various tweeps at Diva’s Cupcakes on 33rd South. Good food served buffet style with excellent pastries and […]

Food and Drink

High West Addendum

Seek and buy a bottle of High West Rendezvous Rye. Marvel at the concept of a whiskey distillery in Utah. Open the bottle and allow the bouquet to waft over you. Pour a couple fingers into the lowball or whiskey snifter of your choice. Swirl, sniff, sip and savor. Sit back. Relax. Marvel at the […]

Food and Drink

Hie thee to High West!

If you live in Utah, and have yet to visit High West Distillery and Saloon in Park City, then hie your ass there ASAP for food and drink. I first heard about High West in late 2008 when I saw a bottle of their Rendezvous Rye whiskey at the State Liquor Store … a couple […]

Current Events Food and Drink

Loiterers not welcome

No More Perks: Coffee Shops Pull the Plug on Laptop Users – WSJ.com A sign at Naidre’s, a small neighborhood coffee shop in Brooklyn, N.Y., begins warmly: “Dear customers, we are absolutely thrilled that you like us so much that you want to spend the day…” But, it continues, “…people gotta eat, and to eat […]