At Goldener Hirsch, Park City (UT) The finely julienned red and gold beet was my favorite salad with wild arugula, house-made lemon scented ricotta, sugar snap peas, carrots and toasted pistachios and ($11).
At Easy Street Steak & Seafood in Park City UT...a smoky grilled baby romaine Caesar salad topped with crispy croutons and shaved Parmesan ($10). Made a note to self: Remember to grill your romaine! I recommend this lightly dressed, refreshing salad highly.
@MaxwellPC Maxwell's East Coast Eatery, Kimball Junction, Park City, UT - super Max salad, as it sounded like a healthy option, with kale, other greens, sun-dried cranberries, apple and beet slices, shredded carrots, edamame, roasted sunflower seeds and roasted chicken in a lightly blue cheese vinaigrette ($14.99). A hearty portion of fresh ingredients.
At Lido Restaurant at Dolphin Bay Resort and Spa, Pismo Beach, CA ...The duck was perfectly cooked – fork tender topped with a not too sweet plum sauce. It was served with fresh baby bok choy, shiitake mushrooms, edamame and just enough-spice wasabi mashed potatoes. This dish made up for the halibut.
At Burritt Room + Tavern, San Francisco my favorite salad consisted of butter and little gem lettuces ($14) with crisp Applewood bacon slices, fresh avocado slices and wonderful little crispy shallots (think teeny onion rings) all in a light mayo-based sauce.
At Goldener Hirsch in Park City UT - For appetizers we shared an a molded caprese salad ($11) with heirloom yellow, orange and red tomato “tartare” topped fresh buffalo mozzarella and quail egg, seasoned with Castelvetrano olive pistou and yummy Reggiano crisps – sort of a cross between flat bread and lavash