Grilling Season is upon us

Last June I was asked to be the Grillmaster for a Neighborhood BBQ. I brought my two nephews, Sous Chef Jesse and Sous Chef Sam. On the night before we spent many hours doing prep work as we prepared 3 varieties of burgers & a chicken dish. The night of the BBQ...

Blue Plate Diner

On a recent Saturday evening, I had the thought that Rachel and I should have a date night. The problem was that it was already 6:30pm; no, I know that’s not too late to go out to dinner, but it is often too late to find a babysitter. I called Rachel’s...

J Dawgs

Back in August, we visited our good friends who had moved to Provo. For weeks they had been telling us about J Dawgs: a hot dog restaurant with a cult-like following in Utah County. It’s location right next to the BYU campus coupled with the inexpensive menu,...

The Subtleties of Food

Last week I was making another batch of corn & black bean salad. I shared this recipe along with my story/unwillingness/stubbornness in following recipes on a previous post here. Typically I improvise a recipe or create my own as I prepare any dish; including any...
Fat’s Grill in Sugarhouse

Fat’s Grill in Sugarhouse

In order to adequately acknowledge the amount of time and money I have spent at Fat’s Grill, I thought it appropriate to write about. Fat’s is located right in the heart of Sugarhouse, making it a perfect meeting spot. There are about 8 of us friends from...