Food briefs: Plant bulbs at Red Butte, appreciate a new sports bar in Park City or eat to benefit Slow Food

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Red Butte Gardens needs help planting 36,000 flower bulbs for next spring's blooms. Individuals and groups interested in donating an hour or more should call Meghan Eames at 801-585-5688 or email Planting has already started and will continue for about two weeks or until completed, garden officials say. Volunteers will follow a placement plant created by Temple Square garden designer, Peter Lassig, that includes daffodils, cyclamen, allium, fritillaria, hyacynths and others spring flowers.

Drafts Bar & Grill opens in Park City

Draft's Sports Bar & Grill recently opened in the Westgate Resort, 3000 The Canyons Resort Drive, Park City. The menu includes hamburgers, pizzas, wings and other appetizers, with prices ranging from $7-$23, and an extensive selection of beers, microbrews, wines and cocktails. Adventurous diners can try the F'N Hot Challenge— six chicken wings made with the F'N Hot Sauce. Customers who can consume the dish in five minutes (no water or bathroom breaks) earn a t-shirt and their photo on a Wall of Shame. Drafts is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m.-midnight; Friday and Saturday 8 a.m. -1 a.m.; Sunday 8 a.m.-midnight. For information call, 435-655-2270 or visit

Silver deal benefits Slow Food

This week, diners at Silver in Park City can buy one dinner entree at full price and get a second for $2, with $2 donated to Slow Food Park City.

When • Daily special, beginning at 5 p.m., through Saturday, Oct. 13

Where • Silver, 508 Main St., Park City; 435-940-1000

Info • Reservations at

Wine dinner at Zy

Charlie Cline, of Cline Cellars wine, will be the special guest at a five course dinner and wine pairing. The winery, located in Sonoma County, Calif., is known for its Rhone-style wines and Zinfandels.

Where • Zy Food Wine & Cheese, 268 S. State, St., Salt Lake City;

When • Thursday, Oct. 11, 6:30 p.m.

Cost • $60 for dinner; optional wine pairing an additional $15

Details • Make required reservations by calling 801-779-4730 or visit

A taste of Spain

Learn how to pair Spanish wine and cheeses.

When • Tuesday, Oct. 16 at 7:15 p.m.

Where • Caputo's Market and Deli, 314 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City

Cost • $25 for cheese; $15 for wine pairing

Details • Register at

YMCA benefit dinner

Join some of Utah's sports figures to raise money for the YMCA of Northern Utah. The DishED — A Benefit for Kids includes food from local restaurants and a live and silent auction. Gail Miller, owner of the Larry H. Miller Group, is the guest speaker. There also will be appearances from former Utah Jazz players and coaches including Thurl Bailey, Mark Eaton, Jerry Sloan and Phil Johnson.

When • Wednesday, Oct. 17, from 6 to 9 p.m.

Where • Union Pacific Depot, 13 N. 400 West, Salt Lake City, (Gateway Mall)

Cost • $125

Details • or 801-839-3384.

Beer dinner at JCC

Enjoy four courses, each paired with a different beer, and receive recipes and cooking tips.

When • Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:30 p.m.

Where • I.J. & Jeanné Wagner Jewish Community Center, 2 North Medical Drive, across from University Hospital, Salt Lake City

Cost • $45 for members; $68 for nonmembers.

Details • Register online at

Send calendar information to at least two weeks in advance of the event.