Our friends, Meghan Tidwell and Joy Plemmons, just returned from a girls’ trip on Sunday and we were fortunate to get a fresh account of their trip:
Park City is a skiers paradise. We recently went there to celebrate a friend’s birthday , and found that it is pretty darn good for a girl’s getaway as well!
After much deliberation, our group chose to ski at Deer Valley, site of many of the 2002 Winter Olympic freestyle skiing events and one of the few resorts in the US that is for skiers only (no boarders allowed). It was the perfect mountain for our varying range of abilities. The 3 ft. of powder we got over the three days made for some AMAZING conditions…. and, thanks to the Sundance Film Festival, lift lines were non-existent. While resting our VERY TIRED legs at lunch, we ate at the Silver Lake Lodge (mid-mountain). The food was delicious, but their Vegetable Pizza was a stand out!! Whole wheat crust with fresh grilled veggies provided us with the much needed energy without all the cheese to slow you down. Also, not to be missed, is the hot cocoa KIOSK at Silver Lake Lodge. It was the BEST cocoa we have ever tasted….served with marshmallows and whip cream.
Friday night, we had a reservation at Wahso. Red balls of light adorn the outside balcony of this beautifully unusual Asian grill. Inside the ambiance is elegant and refined and the cuisine follows suit with a fusion of exotic yet intricate flavors. Our waiter, Peter, was extremely helpful as we navigated our way through the 3 course, fixed, Sundance menu, and was delightfully entertaining the entire evening….not to mention the round or two of champagne he “secretly” slid our way. One detail that people often underestimate, but Wahso gets right, is the round table. Most of the large tables were round and , for a group that likes to celebrate as a group, it is an imperative. On the flip side, Wahso also offers, for more intimate dinners, banquets with velvet curtains for privacy. So whether it’s an intimate dinner for two or a celeb in hiding, you’ll enjoy the privacy.