On Deck

Outdoor dining is one of my favorite parts of summer in Park City. The late sunsets and the crisp mountain air, plus a delicious meal are a combination I find hard to turn down.

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One of my favorite spots is the patio at Billy Blanco’s at Quarry Village in Pinebrook, because it overlooks the amphitheater where Mountain Town Music hosts concerts on Sunday evenings at six, the perfect, mellow end to the weekend. Plus, it’s two minutes from my house, so there’s that. I’m a sucker for their black bean soup, and the California Burrito, so I’m always excited to enjoy a meal on that particular patio.

Another favorite, of course, is the Deer Valley Grocery~Café—where the burgers are second-to-none and the patio has a nice awning, keeping the need for sunscreen to a minimum. Early evenings there, with nibbles and a glass of wine, may be my favorite. The light starts to dance on the surface of the pond and it’s pretty peaceful watching folks Stand Up Paddleboarding alongside the resident ducks.

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Of course, all this outdoor dining can create a wardrobe challenge. One minute, the sun is shining and you’re completely comfortable in lightweight summer clothes and the next minute, the sun has set and you’re thinking, “I’d give anything for a fleece jacket.” I think my best fashion discoveries of the season have been lightweight cotton shirts with sleeves that can be rolled up or down and a collection of layering pieces —I veer between denim jackets, fleece jackets, cotton cardigans and hoodies. Whatever the case, don’t leave for a deck-dining evening without a layer or two in hand. I would love to hear about your favorite places to eat during the summer. Comment below or tell me on Twitter @BariNanCohen. 

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This beautiful sunset capped off the wonderful Prince tribute by the Utah Symphony this evening at Deer Valley Resort. 💜 ... See MoreSee Less

This beautiful sunset capped off the wonderful Prince tribute by the Utah Symphony this evening at Deer Valley Resort. 💜

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Cecile Rzepiejewskiwish we were there last nite amazing music and sunset in park city, utah

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Suzie GordonAfter sunset the purple comes alive!

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Suzie GordonGreat Prince Tribute Concert tonight!

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Linda EiblingIt was sooooo awsome

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Millie Ann DuffinWould love to have been there. I'll forever be a Prince fan.

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Teresa Carroll HesseniusBill, have you ever been to Red Rocks in Co? Awesome venue!

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Joy De LucaPam would you ask around When is bad allergy season/pollen in that beautiful area??

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Teresa Sanchez HowesWe were there, so good.

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Elaine MacLeanBeautiful

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Michelle WeeksMy pic! It was beautiful at Deer Valley last night!

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Susan Froberg-WintersOhhh.... wish I was there!

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Peggy BurkeTHANK YOU!! XO

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Rebecca KilgoreLove being there!

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Lisa KirschenbaumBeen there. It's so much fun and beautiful

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Cheryl Farley-BrittonBeautiful

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MaryLou McCorkleYou folks are in some beautiful country !

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Jeff MurdockNice!!

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Debra ShaverBeautiful!

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Terri GriffithBeautiful sunset!

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Tami SeguraMagical❤

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Heather Hill BradfieldSo fun!!

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Peggy HasledalenOh how I miss that @ Deer Valley.

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Joyce SchillerGorgeous!

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Harold PeriniSo beautiful

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