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    Restaurants for Wednesday Night Dinners

    Desert Edge Brewery - Sponsored by Land of Nod: The Land of Nod believes creativity comes from open collaboration, and wants to collaborate with bloggers to create rich, inspiring content for customers.

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    Cafe Niche - Sponsored by Microsoft Windows: Join Microsoft Windows for an intimate dinner to discuss the trends, innovations and technologies that are changing the way we blog, style, and decorate our lives in the coming year.


    779 E. 300 S.

    Salt Lake City, UT 84102

    Niche is a true neighborhood eatery that is owned by a local Chef. The restaurant emphasizes supporting local farms and food purveyors for the best ingredients around. Niche preparation is simple, timeless and healthful, highlighting the essence of the ingredients.


    Caffe Molise - Sponsored by Umba Box: Umba Box is looking to connect with attendees that are passionate about the handmade movement for partnership opportunities.

    55 West 100 South
    Salt Lake City, UT  84101
    Phone: (801) 364-8833

    Caffé Molise is a full service restaurant featuring fresh Italian cuisine inspired by the Molise region of Italy. Enjoy dinner surrounded by local art in our dining room or choose a table on our delightful garden patio.


    Christopher's – Sponsored by MailChimp: At MailChimp, we love what we do, and we love meeting people who love what they do, too. If you currently use, are looking for ways to improve, or are working to implement regular newsletters as part of your business, come join us for dinner and we can chat.


    134 W. Pierpont Avenue

    Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    Christopher’s Prime Steak House & Grill , a locally owned and operated steak house since 1995. Located at 134 W. Pierpont Avenue in Salt Lake City. We only serve UDSA Prime meats and the freshest seafood flown in daily.

    Lamb's Grill – Sponsored by Blurb: Blurb is looking to connect with attendees who are interested in creating, publishing, sharing & selling books, ebooks or printed & digital magazines.


    169 S. Main

    Salt Lake City, UT  84111

    Lamb’s Grill located in the Herald Building at 169 South Main Street opened in 1939.  The Herald Building is on the National Register of Historic Places and was built in 1905.  The restaurant has remained essentially unchanged since 1939.

    Lamb’s has long been the “place to eat” when in downtown Salt Lake City.  Patrons are served simply prepared and consistently good meals.  Friendly service is the common scene at Lamb’s.  Lamb’s continually strives to maintain it’s high standards, which have endured for 93 years.


    Cucina Toscana - Sponsored by wants to connect to bloggers who love great design, entertaining, and corresponding!


    307 W. Pierpont Avenue

    Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    CUCINA TOSCANA takes pride in its proven ability to serve its authentic Tuscan fare in a visually dramatic atmosphere at the highest levels of service and quality.  The menu, while diverse, remains absolutely true to its Tuscan heritage in its freshness, simplicity and presentation. Awarded best Italian and one of Salt Lake's finest restaurants.


    Dojo's - Sponsored by Flipboard :


    425 W. 300 S. Suite 150

    Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    We look forward to you joining us at Dojo and experiencing innovative Asian inspired cuisine along with inspired spirits; an experience of hospitality and value that is not only good for your wallet, but for your soul as well.


    Faustina-Sponsored by Microsoft Windows: Join Microsoft Windows for an intimate dinner to discuss the trends, innovations and technologies that are changing the way we blog, style, and decorate our lives in the coming year. 


    454 E. 300 S.

    Salt Lake City, UT

    The downtown restaurant everyone is talking about!  Gorgeous lounge and bar, exquisite dining, and a private room for parties or meetings. Award winning Chef, Billy Sotelo offers steaks, fresh seafood, pastas, lamb, house made desserts & more.


    Fleming's - Sponsored by La Crema Wine: La Crema wants to share a glass of wine and have a conversation about what small actions make an ordinary day more special. How do you Make Your Moment?


    20 South 400 West
    Salt Lake City, UT  84101
    Nationally acclaimed, featuring USDA prime beef, aged to perfection, and hand-cut daily. Progressive wine-list featuring 100 wines by the glass.   


    Frida Bistro - Sponsored by Bing: The first step is inspiration. Join Bing for dinner and brilliant conversations over the topics you care about most and see how you can go from discovering to doing with Bing.


    545 W. 700 S.

    Our passion at Frida Bistro is food sophisticated Mexican gastronomy. To us, each dish is a memorable experience. A meal at Frida Bistro is to take pleasure in, to take time, to indulge, and to savor. Enjoy our enticing entrees, crafted cuisine, wonderful wines and spirits and delectable desserts.


    Garden Café – Grand America - Sponsored by Squarespace: We'd love to meet you for dinner if you are a current Squarespace user, or if are looking for a new website building platform.


    555 South Main Street

    Salt Lake City, UT

    The Garden Café’s menu pays tribute to the joy of sharing good food with friends. Delicious pastas, gourmet burgers, seafood, steaks and house made soups round out the Garden Café’s delectable offerings. All accompanied by our famous artisan breads, baked fresh each day in The Grand America’s bakery.Just make sure to leave room for one of the Garden Café’s devilishly tempting, seasonal desserts! The Grand America Hotel’s signature rich and creamy Bread Pudding with Rum Sauce is the food of memories.


    J. Wong's Asian Bistro - Sponsored by Airheads: Airheads is looking to connect with llifestyle bloggers who enjoy DIY projects, entertaining, baking and family activites/projects. We're looking forward to sharing inspiration, discussing partnership opportunites and having good conversation over dinner.


    163 W. 200 S.

    Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    Authentic casual fine dining restaurant offering house made Chinese and Thai cuisines, full service bar, sate grill and large private banquet room.


    Lugano – Sponsored by Better Homes & Gardens: Better Homes and Gardens invites home décor and lifestyle bloggers to join us for a delicious dinner filled with idea sharing and an inside look into the magazine and website.


    3364 S. 2300 E.

    Salt Lake City, UT 84109

    Lugäno combines a cozy bistro-style neighborhood atmosphere with the rich textures of Italy. Chef/Owner Greg Neville, awarded Best Chef by Salt Lake Magazine, creates and recreates seasonal menus that thrive on locally grown organic produce and the freshest ingredients available. Lugäno offers one of Salt Lake's best wine lists with featured monthly wine flights from regions of Italy.


    Market Street Grill - Downtown - Sponsored by the place to find everything home invites you to dinner to collaborate and share inspiration. is looking to form partnerships with design and lifestyle bloggers who enjoy interior design, decorating, entertaining, DIY, and cooking.


    48 W. Market Street

    Salt Lake City, UT

    Since 1980 rated the best fresh seafood between Seattle and Boston. Enjoy our famous clam chowder, Certified Angus Beef Natural steaks, and a wide variety of non-seafood selections. Menus feature the freshest, highest quality ingredients available. Zagat rated Best Breakfast, Best Seafood, Most Popular, Best Desserts. Extensive wine list.


    Biaggi's - Sponsored by Kollabora and BERNINA: Join Kollabora, a fashion forward inspirational DIY community, and BERNINA the most innovative sewing machine company in the world for an intimate dinner to connect with bloggers and share your design, craft, fashion and creative ideas.


    The Gateway

    194 South 400 West

    SLC, Utah


    Naked Fish - Sponsored by Bing: The first step is inspiration. Join Bing for dinner and brilliant conversations over the topics you care about most and see how you can go from discovering to doing with Bing.


    67 W. 100 S.

    Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    Contemporary Japanese cuisine in a swanky downtown setting with a focus on local sourcing, organic ingredients, and sustainability.  Awarded Best of State -“Best Japanese Restaurant 2012”


    Oasis Cafe - Sponsored by the Honest Company: The Honest Company invites lifestyle bloggers & social media lovers who enjoy creative collaboration and healthy, fashionable living to join us for good food, good drinks, and good conversation. Looking forward to meeting you all!

    151 South 500 East
    Salt Lake City, UT 84102-1906
    (801) 322-0404

    Like a true sanctuary, Oasis Cafe is located in the heart of the city but tucked away like a well-kept secret.  Oasis Cafe provides a refreshing, authentic retreat for the senses just blocks from the main convention center and downtown's arts and entertainment hub. Oasis Cafe boasts a wide variety of options on our Wine List with 17 different wines by the glass and over 30 wines by the bottle, carefully selected to compliment Chef Sotelo's American cafe-style cuisine.

    Paris Cafe – Sponsored by VECCO – DIY Rug Design: Vecco is a fun, innovative new painting technique for creating your own custom rugs. They are excited to connect with home design bloggers who love DIY projects, and share the joy of making unique spaces.  

    The Paris Cafe


    1500 South (Emerson) 1500 East
    SLC, Utah 84105

    The Paris offers New American cuisine inspired by Italian, French and Mediterranean food cultures, with an award winning wine list, in a classic bistro and lively zinc bar setting. 


    Ruth's Chris - Sponsored by HP: Join HP small business enthusiasts for engaging conversations and an awesome dinner. We are excited to communicate and connect with design bloggers who enjoy sharing how they make the best use of materials and space.


    275 S. West Temple

    Salt Lake City, UT

    From our humble beginnings on Broad Street in New Orleans to our current position as the world's largest fine dining company, Ruth's Chris Steak House has come a long way in its first 45 years. Locally owned and operated, bringing you the finest USDA Prime beef served "sizzling" in butter on a 500 degree plate.


    Sapa Sushi Bar & Asian Grill – Sponsored by Joss & Main: Joss & Main is looking to form partnerships with Lifestyle bloggers who enjoy entertaining, DIY, delicious meals, and all projects for the home.


    722 S. State Street

    Salt Lake City, UT 84111

    The town of Sapa, in Northern Vietnam, is a melting pot of cultures. Taking inspiration from this town, Sapa Sushi Bar and Asian Grill serves true Asian fusion cuisine, incorporating Vietnamese, Thai and Japanese influences.


    Sea Salt - Sponsored by Vivint: Vivint is starting a neighboring revolution.  We want to turn neighbor into a VERB. Because every action you do can help grow the connections with the people living around you. Because connected communities are safer communities.  We are looking for contributors that will join us in the revolution and inspire action.  


    1709 E. 1300 S.

    Salt Lake City, UT 84108

    At Sea Salt we are passionate about Italian food culture and we are devoted to the pleasure of food, wine and conviviality. At Sea Salt we strive to offer you our interpretation and our celebration of an authentic Italian meal and dining experience. 

    Settebello Pizzeria Napoletana - Sponsored by Citizens of Humanity: Citizens of Humanity would love to connect with design, fashion and style bloggers who are interested in collaborations and content development for a variety of projects and partnerships.

    260 South 200 West

    Salt Lake City, UT 84101

    Phone: 801-322-3556

    The closest Napoli style pizza you'll find besides traveling to Italy yourself. Settebello's staff has been trained by a master pizzaiolo from Italy to prepare, cook, and serve an authentic Napoli style pizza. Margarita pizzas have been in existence for hundreds of years and Settebello allows you to taste perfection and see pizza unfold to its truest form.

    Spencer's For Steaks & Chops - Sponsored by HP


    255 South West Temple

    Salt Lake City, UT 

    Spencer's for Steaks and Chops of Salt Lake City is the ultimate steakhouse. Featuring USDA prime grade steaks that are aged, hand cut and seared to perfection. Recently awarded "Best Wine List" and "Best Steak", Spencer's will delight all discerning palates.


    Martine Cafe - Sponsored by Whimseybox: Whimseybox loves crafts...and craft beer! Join us for a pint and casual dinner if you like DIY as much as we do.

    Martine Cafe


    22 East 100 South

    Salt Lake City, UT

    The creation of Martine was based on the demand of fresh, local, European bistro style cooking. The theme was to model casual Euro country flair with big city comfort.   Chef Grant and his staff welcome you, and as we would say “Local, Organic, Sustainable & Natural”.


    Steakhouse – Little America Hotel - Sponsored by Michael Miller Fabrics: Michael Miller Fabrics is looking to connect with creative individuals with a passion for sewing and fabric.  Let's share ideas and inspirations while we enjoy a fabulous dinner!


    500 South Main

    Salt Lake City, UT

    The Steakhouse’s casual ambiance is perfect for everything from a romantic dinner to an important business lunch. And our extensive menu offers a variety of seafood entrees, garden fresh salads, and fine desserts in addition to prime steaks and roasts.

    The New Yorker - Sponsored by Serena and Lily: Luxury home décor brand Serena & Lily seeks fun, style-savvy, fashion-forward, lifestyle bloggers to share love of design & décor over dinner and drinks!


    60 Market Street

    Salt Lake City, UT

    SLC’s premier dining establishment since 1978.  Modern American cuisine featured in refined dishes and approachable comfort food.  From classic to innovative, contemporary seafood to Certified Angus Beef Natural steaks. Four Star, Best Chef rated.


    Tin Angel Cafe- Sponsored by Gallery Direct: Gallery Direct is a fine art décor company looking to connect with bloggers to build a mutually beneficial long term relationship filled with beautiful artwork.


    365 W. 400 S.

    Salt Lake City, UT

    Perched on the South Edge of Pioneer Park this award winning, chef owned European Bistro offers Lunch, Dinner and Saturday Brunch using local, organic ingredients with a decidedly gourmet flair. Creative Tapas and Entrees, Wine, Libations, Live Music, and Local Art spice up the dining experience.


    Valter’s - Sponsored by HP: Join HP’s PC business for fun-filled dinner conversations over the topics that matter to you. We will discuss the current and future trends, innovations and technologies that are changing the way we work and play.

    173 West Broadway

    Salt Lake City, UT 

    Valter Nassi, a local celebrity chef and an Italian gentleman in the most time-honored tradition, is in the process of creating a new restaurant worthy of his decades as a restaurateur and his international reputation. He is opening Valter’s in December of 2012 at 173 West Broadway, SLC.  If you’re willing to take a chance on the unknown, with a pledge to be rewarded with spectacular Italian food, then sign up for this restaurant – we promise you will not be disappointed!  It’s going to be one of the most talked about restaurants in Salt Lake!


    Wild Grape - Sponsored by Dash and Albert:  You love inspired design, and so do we! At Dash & Albert Rug Company, we’re excited to connect with design, DIY, and lifestyle bloggers from all over the country. Meet founder and designer Annie Selke, learn more about Dash & Albert, and share ideas. We can’t wait to collaborate (and kick back over cocktails and dinner) with you!


    481 E. South Temple

    Salt Lake City, UT

    Envision traditional made-from-scratch cooking from an old west cafe brought up to date by a modern and creative chef. The extensive use of fresh, sustainable, locally produced often organic, products. The smells and tastes emanating from an authentic wood-fired grill and smoker. And that is Wild Grape, winner of several "Best in State" awards.


    ZY - Sponsored by Microsoft Windows: Join Microsoft Windows for an intimate dinner to discuss the trends, innovations and technologies that are changing the way we blog, style, and decorate our lives in the coming year.


    268 S. State Street

    Salt Lake City, UT 84111

    ZY is a renewal of the classic American restaurant.  Offering refined contemporary American cuisine, extensive cheeses, warm hospitality and service all in a historic landmark building.