The Vault, Monaco’s bar, has been described as a sophisticated-meets-playful hidden treasure. The bar boasts cutting-edge craft cocktails with a culinary flare. Sitting next to Bambara, the hotel’s critically acclaimed and locally loved restaurant, one might notice fun cocktail concoctions that seem to come straight from the kitchen.
As my brothers and I hopped aboard a high-speed quad at Utah’s Park City Mountain Resort, a fourth skier joined us from the single’s line. Once we began our rapid ascent up the slope, small talk ensued.
Bambara (202 S. Main, 801-363-5454, Bambara-SLC.com) hosts a Father's Day Duel on Sunday, June 19, which features a beer pairing dinner pitting the tastes of Executive Sous Chef Brian Kenney against Assistant General Manager Jason Nardone.
Located in the slick Hotel Monaco downtown, Bambara is a prime locale for power-lunching when in SLC. Or, more specifically, a Powers Lunch -- Executive Chef Nathan Powers offers a rotating pre-fixe lunch option daily.
Salt Lake Magazine and the Utah Opera are teaming up once again for “Libretti and Libations.” Inspired by the opera's upcoming show, Mozart's “Marriage of Figaro,” Utah's top mixologists have created a multitude of unique drinks.
For your evening meal, Bambara in the Hotel Monaco (monaco-saltlakecity.com) provides a casual fine-dining experience with something you only find in a big city that feels like a small town: friendly servers.
Bambara – The restaurant is serving a host of specials February 13th and February 14th, from Kumamoto oysters with blood orange mignonette, to a tangerine and Roquefort salad, lobster chowder, bass with caviar butter and a bone-in grand ribeye for two.
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like an enchanting evening enjoying delicious food with that special someone. To make sure you and your significant other have a romantic evening, be sure to make reservations well in advance, because these exclusive restaurants will fill up fast.
Utah defies expectations: Salt Lake City, best known as the capital of the conservative LDS Church, recently elected the first openly gay mayor in the state’s history, and despite what you may have heard, alcohol is legal and easy to find—there’s even a ski-in whiskey distillery.
For every bacon dish ordered in November, Bambara will donate $1 to the Utah AIDS Foundation. Some of the guilt-free bacon options include: duck liver crostini with bacon brown butter vinaigrette, $14; bacon-wrapped chicken, $30; or seared Maine scallops with bacon-apple hash, $42.
Is it possible for bacon to be guilt-free? Thanks to a fundraiser by Bambara, the answer is yes. Through November, Bambara at Hotel Monaco will donate $1 to the Utah AIDS Foundation for every bacon dish ordered. The more bacon ordered, the more support the foundation receives.
November 16, 2015
The Perfect Meal10. The Vault Bar & Lounge at Bambara — Red Thunder
Paying homage to the fervor locals have for University of Utah Utes football, the mixologists at The Vault have crafted the Red Thunder. This indelible libation is served up in a martini glass and is made with High West whiskey, Aperol, Angostura bitters, and a honey-rosemary-cranberry-ginger compote.
Most travelers use Salt Lake City as a hub to reach Utah's ski resorts or one of its national parks, such as Zion or Bryce. But it's worth lingering in SLC as the city has been undergoing a renaissance, thanks to an influx of stylish restaurants and cafes.