I know what you’re thinking, but no, not that kind of bypass. I’m talking about the one where you veer off course to avoid construction or confusion, or in my case, to swing by one of the Utah restaurants frequented by Guy Fieri of Diners Drive-Ins and Dives.
I bucket-listed visiting all the Beehive hot spots and can proudly claim that I’ve hit three on the list so far…
Hands down favorite—Red Iguana.
This hole in a brightly hued wall is located on the wrong side of the Salt Lake City tracks, but did not disappoint. Folks line up for hours to get a table on the weekends. We went on a Sunday and were seated right away. Best chile verde ever.
Coming in at second—Pat’s BBQ.
We went to Pat’s for an early dinner on a Friday, fingers crossed that they’d still have burnt ends for sampling. I ate mine and most of the African’s. I’d love to go back for live music and a bit ‘o brisket one weekend, but alas, the Moulds would rather eat fried bologna at home.
The only thing good was the company—Moochies.
Bless their hearts, Philly Cheesesteaks are best made in, well, Philly.