Businesses + Events

Salt & Smoke | The Sausage King

Remember those fab sausages served up with style last autumn at last year's COLLECTIVE Brew + 'Q bash? Those sassy snacks were courtesy of none other than Salt Lake City’s answer to Abe Froman: Frody Volgger of Salt & Smoke Meats (C’mon, y’all. The Sausage King of Chicago? Bueller?) If you haven’t been over to Chef Frody’s snug shop in South Salt Lake yet, you’ll find out soon enough that these are sausages that have nothing to hide in either procurement or process. Sourced from local family-run farmsteads like Christiansen Family Farms in Vernon, UT, the pork is as delectable as it is decidedly conscionably raised, and prepared under the direction of artisan butcher and ardent champion of all things sustainable and delicious, award-winning chef, Frody Volgger.

You’ll also find eager fans snagging up a bounty of grate-worthy protein at the Downtown Farmer’s Market

We’ve volubly sung Frody’s praises before, most notably in our love story to all things boozy and brats-worthy at BEER BAR, one of our absolute fave day-drinking patios. But now that summer grilling season is officially in full swing at our own cozy casas, we’ll be heading to Frody’s storefront Fridays and Saturdays to stock up for the weekend and beyond. You’ll also find eager fans snagging up a bounty of grate-worthy protein at the Downtown Farmer’s Market, where the team of Salt & Smoke has a bustling stall and cadre of coolers ready for your perusal.

"It’s unlike anything else available on the market for taste and quality.”

In addition to some of our go-to favorites—dozens of sausage varieties, amazing ready-to-eat artisanal charcuterie like coppa and swoon-worthy speck, thick artisan bacon, chops, and farm fresh eggs—Team Frody has ventured this year into deliciously bovine territory with beef from family-run Lonetree Ranch outside Evanston, WY. Says Salt & Smoke butcher babe and operations manager extraordinaire, Cassie Little, “We’ve been looking for a good grass-fed beef purveyor for a while, and we were blown away by the rich flavor and marbling of their beef. It’s unlike anything else available on the market for taste and quality.” They’ve created some pretty superlative beef jerky selections just itching for take-along on your next hike, road trip or (if you’re doing it Bueller-style) day-long sloughing adventure in the big city.

‘cause everything’s better with a little pork, amiright?

S&S is also the go-to for special requests. True story: Cassie and Frody totally saved my unprepared ass last year when I was making antelope chorizo at home after a hunt. I had run out of pork trim (‘cause everything’s better with a little pork, amiright?), and within hours of my panicky phone call, they had me stocked up and back in business with some gorgeous pig jowls. Charcuterie disaster, averted. The gang at Salt & Smoke also expertly prepares primal cuts of beef, lamb, and pork perfectly prepped for immediate grilling and broiling, along with custom cuts to order for finicky gourmands or folks who’d rather leave the fancy knife work to the pros. Savvy SLC locavores in the know plan ahead for busy holiday entertaining come fall: Salt & Smoke brines turkey for pre-order, smokes whole hams, and prepares crown roasts, geese and duck for home roasting. Happy Holidays, indeed. For the 411 on hours, location and pre-ordering specialty cuts, check the website below.

Frody’s Salt & Smoke Meats | 155 W. Malvern Ave., SLC | 801.680.8529

 
 

Similar Posts

We like to share new stories, and it seems you like to read 'em. Here are some more we think you'll like:
Return to all Stories
LOVELOUD | LGBTQ Music Festival
Businesses + Events
LOVELOUD | LGBTQ Music Festival
8/18/2017 | Katie Bald
The good folks at Equality Utah have teamed up with Dan Reynolds of Imagine Dragons to present LOVELOUD, an LGBTQ music festival that aims to "ignite conversations around diversity and equality, and particularly acceptance and love for LGBTQ young people in Utah." It's no secret that suicide rate...
Read More
City Barbers | Shear Perfection
Kerri Fukui
Businesses + Events
City Barbers | Shear Perfection
7/25/2017 | Monica Dennis
It's safe to say that we are COLLECTIVELY enamored with clean, intentional lines. The iconic curvature of an Eames chair, the unwavering edge of a Scandinavian light fixture, and, in the case of City Barbers, the succinct symmetry of a perfectly-executed undercut...
Read More
Petersen Family Farm
Kerri Fukui
Businesses + Events
Petersen Family Farm
7/24/2017 | Joseph Tuenge
We're city people at heart, no doubt...but we still get the frequent urge to get outside our comfy, downtown bubble and explore the outskirts. Development in our valley is happening at a breakneck pace, and it's most easily seen when you head south. Daybreak, for example, is suburbia, yes...
Read More

Newsletter

Thank you for subscribing to our newsletter!

We need to talk.

It'll be fun. You've got questions, and we can't wait to answer them. Don't hold back--getting down to brass tacks is kind of our thing...


Success!