Tucked into the charming neighborhood of The Avenues, this hidden gem offers one of the best dining experiences in Salt Lake City. Specializing in homestyle dishes, Wildwood specializes in seasonal fare like sweet corn chicken hash with vodka mascarpone cream sauce, kebabs with harissa and cucumber mint raita, and pork belly with Utah cherries. No matter what’s rotating on the menu, the cuisine is elevated and the portions are large.
From claims of 'The Greatest Snow on Earth' to tales of polygamous pioneers, Salt Lake City’s food scene probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind when you think of this mountain valley metropolis. Luckily, a handful of eateries are actively changing that perception one plate at a time.
Utah’s Wasatch Front is experiencing the highest economic growth in the nation, and local restaurants are feeding it—literally. Here, hungry diners can enjoy an evening amongst towering mountains with shaved truffle pizza and a cold pint of locally-brewed Hefeweizen; or taste the globe through fresh sashimi, fish sauce-slicked chicken wings, and carnitas smothered with inventive mole sauces. Salt Lake City has something to satisfy everyone’s palate.
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