Congratulations to all the chefs, restaurants and food organizations that won at last night's 2011 Dining Awards! Keep your eye on for pics and videos of the event, and look for the full story in our March/April issue, on newsstands this week.

Food and Wine Education Award

Lifelong Learning Program at the University of Utah

Best Ambiance


Best Bar:

Ruth's Chris

Best Bakery:

Tulie Bakery

Best Breakfast:


Best Brunch, Park City:

Easy Street

Best Brunch, Salt Lake City:

Sego Lily

Best Chinese Restaurant:

J. Wong's

Best Comfort Food

Left Fork

Best Design:

High West Distillery

Best Steakhouse:


Best Indian Restaurant:


Best Mexican Restaurant:

Frida Bistro

Best Italian Restaurant:

Sea Salt

Best Thai Restaurant:

Ekamai Thai

Best Wine List:

Shallow Shaft

Best Lunch:


Best Neighborhood Restaurant:

Caffe Niche

Best Japanese Restaurant:


Best Restaurant, Central Utah:


Best Quick Eats:

Chow Truck

Best Mediterranean Restaurant:


Best New Restaurant:

Copper Onion

Best Chef

John Murcko, Talisker on Main

Best Restaurant, Salt Lake City


Best Restaurant, Park City

Talisker on Main

Best Restaurant, Northern Utah

Zucca Trattoria

Best Restaurant, Southwest Utah

Parallel 88

Best Restaurant, Southeast Utah

Hell's Backbone Grill

Green Fork Award

Summit County Coalition of Grass Fed Beef

Lifetime Achievement Award:

Takashi Gibo, Takashi

Community Service Award:

Utahns Against Hunger

Golden Spoon Award:

Ian Campbell at Log Haven

Hall of Fame


Past Hall of Fame recipients are Mazza, Red Iguana, Cucina Toscana, Takashi and Log Haven.