Restaurants for Wednesday Night Dinners

Cafe Niche: Sponsored by Furbish - Furbish is excited about connecting with unabashedly brave bloggers who embrace our motto: dare to mix. If you live a layered lifestyle that's a true reflection of your personal taste, then let's chat over cocktails and a fabulous dinner about ways we can collaborate in the new year on projects that feature your daring style and our curated collection! 

779 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 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 Cricut 
55 West 100 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
(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.


Cucina Toscana: Sponsored by ulive - is a premiere destination for original lifestyle videos. We are seeking creative bloggers who share a love of home, food, parenting, wellness, beauty and fashion. Join us for dinner and drinks as we discuss creating videos around these categories.

307 W. Pierpont Avenue
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
(801) 328-3463

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.



Faustiana: Sponsored by Minted - Crowdsourcing design site Minted invites lifestyle, wedding and design bloggers to join us to chat about paper, art, parties, weddings and all things pretty over dinner, drinks and dessert.
454 East 300 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
(801) 746-4441

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.


Frida Bistro: 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.

545 West 700 South
Salt Lake City, Utah 8
(801)  983-6692

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.


Lugano: Sponsored by Bing
3364 South 2300 East
Salt Lake City, Utah 84109
(801)  412-9994

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 LaCrema - La Crema celebrates the deliberate decision to create something fantastic – a feeling we know the Alt community shares. Let’s share a glass of wine and talk about how we’re each trying to bring it all together – wine and design, fashion and food, and trends and tradition. We’re especially looking forward to connecting with bloggers who are interested in entertaining and party style.
48 West Market Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
(801) 322-4668

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.


Sapa Sushi Bar & Asian Grill: Sponsored by Wayfair - Wayfair would love to meet lifestyle bloggers who are passionate about their homes. Whether you write about renovating, decorating, cooking, entertaining, or DIY projects, if you love all things home décor & design, this is the dinner for you!
722 S. State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 363-7272

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 Collectively - Collectively helps the most creative people in social media engage in great brand collaborations. Join us to learn more!
1709 East 1300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
(801) 349-1480

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 Animal Jam - National Geographic Animal Jam is the premier online destination for kids to learn about the natural world while having fun! If you're looking to build an affiliate partnership for your blog and want to help promote STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) online learning for kids, join us for an informal dinner where you'll learn about Animal Jam and have the opportunity to connect with fellow bloggers!
260 South 200 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84101
(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.


Tin Angel Cafe: Sponsored by Umba 
365 West 400 South
Salt Lake City, Utah
(801) 328-4155

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 Osteria: Sponsored by Bremenn Clinical 
173 West Broadway
Salt Lake City, Utah 

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 Flipboard - Flipboard is excited to be attending Alt again this year. We are looking forward to connecting with any type of creator. The beauty of Flipboard is that anyone can create a magazine based on their interests and passions. DIY enthusiasts, foodies or fashionistas - any and all bloggers are welcome whether you are already a flipaholic or looking to become one.
481 E. South Temple
Salt Lake City, Utah
(801) 359-8447

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.


Alalmexo: Sponsored by Shark Cleaning 


Do you enjoy throwing fabulous parties but hate the after-party clean up? Or does your busy family create unavoidable messes around the home?  Shark Cleaning, a leading housewares brand and maker of innovative cleaning tools, would love to connect with passionate lifestyle bloggers who take pride in maintaining (or trying to maintain!) a clean, organized home. Come chat over fabulous margaritas and a meal with a kick!

268 S. State Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(801) 779-4730

Alalmexo Mexican Kitchen offers authentic gourmet Mexican cuisine, prepared with only the freshest and finest ingredients. Their commitment to quality means the best Mexican food every time that you visit this restaurant... they take their cooking seriously!


 La Jolla Groves: Sponsored by KleenexAs the industry leader, Kleenex brand has brought design and packaging innovations to women for 90 years. We are looking to connect with design and lifestyle blog ambassadors to partner with us in celebrating this exciting anniversary.
162 South 400 West
Salt Lake City, Utah 84101
(801) 456-9500 

At La Jolla Groves, our unique offering of New American Cuisine was designed with that in mind. We pack an explosion of flavor into every dish and we do it with fresh ingredients and healthier recipes. Come enjoy our insanely good menu, guilt free, in an atmosphere that is almost as beautiful as our food.


Naked Fish: Sponsored by Kollabora 

Viet Pham was named Best New Chef in Food + Wine Magazine in 2011. He is a partner at Salt Lake City’s acclaimed Forage restaurant and his newest project, Ember + Ash is set to open in Spring of 2014.

67 West 100 South

Salt Lake City, UT



The Melting Pot: Sponsored by Cricut

We offer a truly unique dining experience created by the art of fondue.

340 S Main St
Salt Lake CityUT 84101

(801) 521-6358


Cooking Class: Join Kelsey Nixon of Kelsey's Essentials for a fun night of cooking, conversation and cuisine. Kelsey will host the night at Orson Gygi to learn one of her signature dishes. By the end of the night you will have new friends and new skills.

Orson Gygi

3500 South 300 West 
Salt Lake City, Utah 84115