I have always had a profound admiration of the sandwich. It’s something that borders on perfection with its simplicity. I’ve sampled much of what Salt Lake has to offer in the world of sandwich crafting, and I feel pretty confident with my sandwich palate. However, my first visit to Oh Mai found me face to face with a pantheon of sandwiches that not only challenged my perspective of what a sandwich could be, but left me with a newfound appreciation of those who can take this cultural staple and and elevate it into new territory. … read more
Every year around November, cyclists across the nation group together for their own two-wheeled holiday tradition, Cranksgiving: the alleycat that gives back. Traditionally, Cranksgiving is a scavenger-hunt-style bike race where you ride to different grocery stores and buy food, which is donated at the end. Salt Lake has served as host to this event annually since I joined the scene a few years ago, organized by a variety of individuals, but it was Christy Jens who stepped up to take charge for 2012.
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The Salt Lake Gallery Stroll takes place the third Friday of every month (with the exception of December, but more on that to come). Having this sort of marker for each month is great for slowing down and checking in with friends and the local arts scene. So, you’ve carved out the time, called up a few friends and are ready to stroll, but where? … read more
I live in what is now called the “River District” of Salt Lake City, on the northwest side of town, completely locked in by train tracks. I’ve heard that it’s actually illegal for a train to be stopped in the road, and that I have a right to call the cops if that happens. But, this might be one of those “you’re allowed to leave class if your teacher doesn’t show up within 10 minutes” type of rules. … read more
I would just like to point out a tragedy that is befalling our youth and young adults these days, and that is the “swag movement”. And for the love of God, please stop saying YOLO for fucking everything. You really do only live once, so you probably shouldn’t be a douchebag in the process. … read more
The year is wrapping up and our brewers have yet to settle on their stock beers. With even more beers on the horizon—and given my current sobriety level—I figured a muddling of selections is in order. We have lined up for you a long overdue addition to RedRock’s bottled series, a twist on a Uinta staple which ought to make you wet and a Pro-Am hopeful that was sent off to the Great American Beer Festival. … read more