As some of you may know, I am the General Manager of Yuki
Arashi Sushi up on Main Street in Park City. Last year we earned the title of Best in State - Japanese
during the annual Best in State competition, needless to say we were very
excited and proud. So when up in
Park City feel free to stop on by, grab some sake and sushi and exchange
stories of your day up on the hill with our staff. If you get lucky maybe I’ll serve your table and I’ll give
you the inside scoop on where you can find some of Utah’s ultimate powder
It’s pretty rare when I get a weeknight off during the
winter season but last night there was something special going down at the
Energy Solutions Arena in Salt Lake City. The New York Knicks were in town, taking on the Utah
Jazz! I love my NY sports teams,
well I love the Mets, Jets, Knicks and o.k. the G-Men are alright also but, as
for those New York Yankess, don’t even get me started on them.
So after wrapping up another great day on the hill at Park
City Mountain Resort, my good friend
George and our neighbor Craig owner of El Chubasco, hoped in my Chevy Tahoe and headed on
down to Salt Lake City for a night of sushi, basketball and beers. Before I continue, I need to
mention if your looking for a good reasonably priced Mexican dinner, then go no
further then El Chubasco. My
favorite dishes are the shredded beef taco’s, beef enchiladas and their famous salsa
bar. You can walk out of this
place full for under $10!
Last year at Yuki Arashi, I had the privilege of working
with Kirk Terrashima. From day one
he told us he would be opening his own restaurant in Salt Lake and now that
that day has come, I suggest you check his place out. The restaurant is called Dojo and you
will find Kirk and my other ski pal Cedric behind the sushi bar cranking out
awesome sushi all day and night.
Also try Kirks hot food because let me tell you this guy knows his way
around a kitchen. When you head down be sure to let them that "The Ultimate Powderhound" sent you down and you might get a little VIP treatment. The real beauty
of this place besides its food, is its location, only a short four minute walk away from the
Energy Solutions Arena and home of the Utah Jazz. Can anyone else think of a
place on the planet where you can be skiing a world class resort at four
p.m., sitting down to your own customized sushi dinner at five and still be in
your seats for an NBA basket ball game by seven? Well it happens in Utah all the time.
Just as the game ended I ran into Nick from Solitude,
apparently he was sitting six rows in front us. I guess Solitude has better seats then my boy George does.
He brought us out for a beer once the Knicks were defeated; the bar we checked
out was called the Green Pig. Good
beers and a great crowd for a Wednesday night. That’s how we après Utah style!