Savory Summer – Salads and Sandwiches
By Brandi Christoffersen
Local dining continues to reach new heights as executive chefs and gourmet artisans construct divine creations. Enjoy these twists on classic salads and sandwiches and discover unexpected savory flavors.
Baja Taco Salad
The most robust of eaters will be satisfied by this hearty salad. A crispy flour tortilla bowl is filled with shredded lettuce, tomato, onion and bell pepper with shredded beef or chicken. The bowl is then topped with guacamole, sour cream, Monterey Jack, cheddar cheese and cilantro vinaigrette.
Baja Cantina — Park City
Roast Turkey Sandwich
If you’re looking to avoid the common lunchtime pitfalls, then this delicious and unique turkey sandwich is for you. Made with a luscious Stone Ground Bakery Brioche Bun and full of local artisan ingredients, such as Pepperlane Cran-Peno jelly and Heber Valley Artisan Fuego Verde cheese, it doesn’t get much better than this. Expect a spicy kick from the spicy aioli sauce complimented perfectly by avocado slices on top.
Midway Mercantile – Midway
Seared Ahi Tuna Salad
With a unique burst of flavors, this innovative salad balances seared ahi tuna slices with tomatoes, onions and mandarin oranges. The whipped balsamic dressing completes the dish with a refreshing zest you will adore. Complement the salad with Roasted Mozzarella Focaccia brushed with olive oil and garlic, topped with grated mozzarella and fired in a wood burning oven.
Fuego Bistro and Pizzeria — Park City
Short Rib Grilled Cheese
This is not your average sandwich. The richness of the shredded short rib coupled with a generous amount of melty white cheddar cheese, savory garlic aioli and bacon jam. It’s the perfect combination of salty, sweet and savory with a hint of nostalgia.
The Brick Restaurant and Bar — Park City
Crab BLTPair amazing views of the Wasatch Mountains with the scrumptious Crab BLT and a summer cocktail, and you have the ideal leisurely afternoon. Ruth’s Chris’ creative BLT brilliantly combines blue swimming crab tossed in Remoulade sauce served on top of grilled garlic bread, tomato, mixed greens and bacon with a roasted red pepper ranch dipping sauce. Served with frites.
Ruth’s Chris Park City — Park City
If you’re craving something sweet and light but full of flavor then we suggest the Watermelon Salad at Blue Boar Inn. Stuffed with watermelon, orange segments, strawberries, feta, pea sprouts and honey vinaigrette, this summer delight will thrill your taste buds and leave you satisfied.
Blue Boar Inn — Midway