The fourth annual Feast of 5 Senses is being presented by Slow Food Utah at Copper Moose Farm, 115 Old Ranch Road, Park City, Saturday at 5:30 p.m. The fundraiser dinner features a menu of artisan, seasonal and local ingredients. Participating chefs include Greg Neville of Lugano, Dave Jones of Bambara, Jerry Garcia of Chez Betty, Colton Soelberg & Joseph McRae of Pizzeria 712, Aimee Altizer of Talisker and Amber Billingsley of Farina Cakes. A food-lover's silent auction offers items such as cooking classes, autographed cook books, food tours and food gifts. Proceeds will fund Slow Food Utah's Food Artisan Micro Grant program. Cost is $100 for dinner, $35 optional wine or beer pairing. Tickets are available at www.slowfoodutah.org or 801-706-8828.
Ferragosto Italian festival takes place Saturday, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. at 300 S. 450 West. The public can enjoy Italian cuisine and drinks while being entertained with Italian food booths, Colosimo's sausage-eating contest at 4 p.m., bocce ball tournament, and live music, dancing, arts and crafts, Italian cars and motor scooters (ItalianCenterUtah.com).
IHOP Discover America Road Tour makes a stop in Salt Lake City's Franklin Covey Field Saturday-Monday nights. As the restaurant chain celebrates its 50th birthday, the tour will entertain Minor League Baseball fans with giveaways as the Salt Lake Bees take on the Colorado Springs Sky Sox. The chain's restaurants will also offer guests nine new state-themed pancake flavors to sweeten up breakfast classics throughout the summer, such as Louisiana Bananas Foster, Oregon Mixed Berry and Washington Apple Crisp.
Liberty Heights Fresh is celebrating its 15th anniversary Aug. 20-Sept. 3. During those 15 days, the store will host daily tastings, promotions and deals on their foods (801-58-FRESH).Baskin-Robbins is opening a new ice cream store at 11428 S. District Drive, South Jordan. The shop hosted a grand opening Tuesday, and owner Tara Evangelista donated $500 to South Valley Sanctuary.
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