Bambara Restaurant in Salt Lake City - Salt Lake City, UT, 84101, United States
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Press + News for Bambara

Salt Lake Magazine
5 Top Hotel Bars in the Salt Lake Area
The Vault, Monaco’s bar, has been described as a sophisticated-meets-playful hidden treasure. The bar boasts cutting-edge craft cocktails with a culinary flare. Sitting next to Bambara, the hotel’s critically acclaimed and locally loved restaurant, one might notice fun cocktail concoctions that seem to come straight from the kitchen.
February 22, 2017

Boston Globe
Salt Lake City a mecca for skiers and riders
As my brothers and I hopped aboard a high-speed quad at Utah’s Park City Mountain Resort, a fourth skier joined us from the single’s line. Once we began our rapid ascent up the slope, small talk ensued.
November 4, 2016

Salt Lake magazine
Celebrate National Bourbon Day
In celebration of National Bourbon Day, Salt Lake's Hotel Monaco has launched “Urban Bourbon,” a unique package perfect for local bourbon and whiskey lovers.
June 14, 2016

City Weekly
Bambara, Olympic Food Trucks and More
Bambara (202 S. Main, 801-363-5454, hosts a Father's Day Duel on Sunday, June 19, which features a beer pairing dinner pitting the tastes of Executive Sous Chef Brian Kenney against Assistant General Manager Jason Nardone.
June 15, 2016

12 Best Restaurants in Salt Lake Right Now
Located in the slick Hotel Monaco downtown, Bambara is a prime locale for power-lunching when in SLC. Or, more specifically, a Powers Lunch -- Executive Chef Nathan Powers offers a rotating pre-fixe lunch option daily.

City Weekly
Wine Wednesday: Cinder Winery at Bambara
There are still a few seats available for Bambara restaurant's monthly "Wine Mix & Mingle" - an ongoing series featuring lively libations and camaraderie
June 1, 2016

Style Cartel
Hotel Hot Spot
We’re back on the Utah stories after a brief hiatus, and there’s so much to look forward to. We’ll be leaving Salt Lake City shortly after this post and move on over to Sundance central – Park City.
May 8, 2016

Salt Lake magazine
Libretti and Libations Gets Inspiration from Marriage of Figaro
Salt Lake Magazine and the Utah Opera are teaming up once again for “Libretti and Libations.” Inspired by the opera's upcoming show, Mozart's “Marriage of Figaro,” Utah's top mixologists have created a multitude of unique drinks.
May 12, 2016

Elevation Outdoors
Quick Hits
For your evening meal, Bambara in the Hotel Monaco ( provides a casual fine-dining experience with something you only find in a big city that feels like a small town: friendly servers.
March 30, 2016

Easter Dining in Salt Lake City
Bamara - Special brunch menu including chilaquiles, poached prawns, carving station, pastries and more $48 adults, $38 seniors ages 65 and older, $28 children 6-12, five and under free.
March 18, 2016

KTVX ABC affiliate
Where’s the Best Place to be on Leap Day
If your birthday falls on leap day you have special reason to celebrate this year. The Hotel Monaco in Salt Lake City is throwing you a big Leap Day party.
February 29, 2016

Valentines Day 2016 Dining
Bambara – The restaurant is serving a host of specials February 13th and February 14th, from Kumamoto oysters with blood orange mignonette, to a tangerine and Roquefort salad, lobster chowder, bass with caviar butter and a bone-in grand ribeye for two.
February 4, 2016

Salt Lake magazine
Valentine’s Dining Roundup
Nothing says ‘I love you’ like an enchanting evening enjoying delicious food with that special someone. To make sure you and your significant other have a romantic evening, be sure to make reservations well in advance, because these exclusive restaurants will fill up fast.
January 28, 2016

Foods Go List 2016
Utah defies expectations: Salt Lake City, best known as the capital of the conservative LDS Church, recently elected the first openly gay mayor in the state’s history, and despite what you may have heard, alcohol is legal and easy to find—there’s even a ski-in whiskey distillery.
December 8, 2015

News: Even Stevens, Bambara, High West
Bambara is also taking an equally tasty approach to fundraising this holiday season – donating $1 to the Utah AIDS Foundation for any dish with bacon – now through November 30th.
November 18, 2015

Salt Lake Tribune
Utah Food News: La Caille Wine, Beaujolais party and bacon at Bambara
For every bacon dish ordered in November, Bambara will donate $1 to the Utah AIDS Foundation. Some of the guilt-free bacon options include: duck liver crostini with bacon brown butter vinaigrette, $14; bacon-wrapped chicken, $30; or seared Maine scallops with bacon-apple hash, $42.
November 17, 2015

Salt Lake magazine
Eat Bacon to Beat Aids
Is it possible for bacon to be guilt-free? Thanks to a fundraiser by Bambara, the answer is yes. Through November, Bambara at Hotel Monaco will donate $1 to the Utah AIDS Foundation for every bacon dish ordered. The more bacon ordered, the more support the foundation receives.
November 16, 2015

Life Elevated
The Perfect Meal
10. The Vault Bar & Lounge at Bambara — Red Thunder
Paying homage to the fervor locals have for University of Utah Utes football, the mixologists at The Vault have crafted the Red Thunder. This indelible libation is served up in a martini glass and is made with High West whiskey, Aperol, Angostura bitters, and a honey-rosemary-cranberry-ginger compote.
October 24, 2015

New York AM
Spend Some Time in Burgeoning Salt Lake City
Most travelers use Salt Lake City as a hub to reach Utah's ski resorts or one of its national parks, such as Zion or Bryce. But it's worth lingering in SLC as the city has been undergoing a renaissance, thanks to an influx of stylish restaurants and cafes.
October 5, 2015