Author Archives: eatplayramble

PUBLISHED: How Do You Still “LIVE THE DREAM” When You Quit Working For A Ski Resort?

Originally blogged by Ski Utah Eat: Powder. Play: Before the Sun comes up and after it goes down. Ramble: Work 9-5, ski the other 18 hours! Working at a ski resort, from a rookie turning screws in a rental shop to a Marketing Director a decade nothing short of an amazing dream come true. I’ve […]

Art & Ten Courses: It’s Nata Dozen

Originally on the Downtown SLC blog. Eat: Ten courses, which are both art and food. Play: Urban playground Ramble: SLC grows up. I love finding proof that our city is growing up. The latest piece of evidence is between State & Main on 400 S. Once a knife shop, the new Nata Gallery space is […]

PUBLISHED: “Beer Lake City”: Tales of a Dry State.

Originally blogged by Ski Utah. Eat: Liquid Dinner Play: On The Greatest Snow on Earth Ramble: The only thing dry in Utah is the powder! So you’ve heard rumors that Utah is a dry state. As with most rumors, there is not much truth involved, but somehow it spreads like a lake-effect storm. It is […]

The Quartino

Eat: Copper Onion One of the best spots for lunch or dinner in Salt Lake, the Copper Onion is also a fantastic go to choice for après work drinks and snacks. Aside from the fact it’s just across the courtyard from my downtown office, the Copper Onion is a reliable choice since they serve food […]

View from Angels Landing

Five days of 100 degrees.

Eat: Spotted Dog Café, Singha. Play: Zion, Bryce, Moab. Ramble on: Zion, Bryce, Moab. Ramblin’: I miss free camp spots in Utah! July is known for many things: Fourth of July fireworks, Pioneer Day (if you live in Utah), long summer nights; but not camping in the desert as the temperatures make it a tad […]

Boulder, Boulder.

Eat: Hells Backbone Grill Play: Two meals in a row! Ramble on: Hwy 12 Ramblin’: Why do we have to call chef’s “Chef” ? If there was ever a town with two faces, Boulder would certainly top the list. Not that Boulder; I’m referring to the one in Utah. With a population under 250, there […]

PUBLISHED: Livin’ The Dream

Originally published in Utah Adventure Journal (Dec 2010): “Livin’ the dream”. If we said those words once to each other, we said them a thousand times over the course of our three night stay at the Snorkeling Elk Yurt, high in the Tushar Mountains. Living the dream applies to nearly each part of your day: watching […]