SLC Restaurants Serving Up Fresh Local Fare

Ted Scheffler, restaurant critic and Dining Editor for the Salt Lake City Weekly, reveals some of Utah’s Best Places to find fresh local fare.

1. One World Everybody Eats

The concept behind One World Everybody Eats is very revolutionary and different. Owner Denise Cerreta to serve organic food, let people choose their own portions, and let them price the portions themselves. The concept began when owner Denise Cerreta in mid 2003 had an ephiphany to serve organic food, let people choose their own portions and let them price those portions themselves.

41 S 300 E

Salt Lake City, UT 84111

2. Ems

Ems Restaurant moved to the Center Street Market building in 2003. Owner Emily Gassman strives to have a comfortable atmosphere that spotlights the simple elegance of her restaurant. All of the food served at Ems is local and organic.

271 Center St

Salt Lake City, UT 84103

3. Tin Angel Café

Perched on the South edge of Pioneer Park, Tin Angel has easy access to a wide range of fresh ingedients. Locally grown produce from the summer Downtown Farmer’s Market, Fresh Roasted Coffee From Rimini, Artisan Breads from Carluccis Bakery and freshly imported Meats and Cheeses from Tony Caputo’s Market are among the daily shopping on the Chef’s list.

365 W 400 S

Salt Lake City, UT 84101

4. Caffe Niche

Tara Southward, the owner of Caffe Niche also owns Dexterity Salon, connected to Caffe Niche. The restaurant has a hip feel because of the concrete floors and exposed brick walls, but is actually quite cozy. They have everything on the menu from spice-crusted salmon fillet to a lean buffalo burger. All of the local, organic food is between $8-14 dollars.

779 E 300 S

Salt Lake City, UT 84102

5. Lunaberry-Fresh Yogurt and Crepes

This is a fun and health conscious place to get a treat. There is no trans fat in any of the food at Lunaberry. Their non-fat frozen yogurt has all live active cultures and is all natural. No is no artificial coloring, preservatives or corn syrup. They do not use canned or frozen fruit. And even put fresh fruits and vegetables in their crepes.

358 South 700 East

Salt Lake City, UT 84102

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