Your Updated Guide to Eclipse Eats

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If you haven’t yet made plans for how to spend two-plus minutes that Jackson Hole will experience a total solar eclipse, or if you are worried about how to eat out in the days surrounding the event, don’t fret. There are still seats available at several lunches, brunches and parties to ensure you won’t be left home in the dark.

SRB Eclipse Beer

Snake River Brewing is hosting a viewing party for the Great American Solar Eclipse from their front lawn at 11 a.m. Aug. 21. They will have an outdoor barbecue on the lawn serving hamburgers and brats; an outdoor bar pouring our their Eclipse Ale; and prime viewing location in town.

Streetfood at the Stagecoach is serving up a brunch buffet to eclipse all buffets. From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., they will have tacos made to order, beef and lamb sliders, kale and arugula salad, Mexican chopped salad, streetcorn fritters, gazpacho shooters, mini Cuban sandwiches, falafel balls, chicken biscuits with honey butter, shrimp ceviche and chips and cheese dip. Adults are $25 and kids are $15. No a la carte service will be offered.

Snake River Grill will offer a 3-course lunch for $55 from Aug. 18-Aug. 20. Seatings will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and they will offer reserved parking for $20 per car. Head to their website to see reservation instructions.

Palate, at the National Museum of Wildlife Art, is hosting an eclipse brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For tickets ($350), call 307.412.2744 or email mswain@gatherjh.com. Watch the solar event on the patio of the newly remodeled restaurant, with a private location overlooking the vast acreage of the Elk Refuge and Sleeping Indian Mountain back drop. Brunch will feature bottomless mimosas and bloody mary’s, with the bonus of gated private parking. A sneak peak at the menu reveals lobster tail Benedict, cinnamon roll French toast and even a caviar table.

Persephone Eclipse Cookie

Persephone Bakery is offering CookiEclipses. These Persephone-made festive sun and moon shaped cookies are sure to get you into the eclipse spirit. They come perfectly boxed with a diagram of how to make your own CookiEclipse. 

Teton Mountain Lodge and Spur Catering will host a private eclipse viewing party from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.at the Gray Barn in Teton Village in conjunction with Wyoming Stargazing. The party ($225 adults, $150 children 4-12) includes transportation from Teton Mountain Lodge, arrival snacks and two drink tickets, barbecue lunch and souvenir glasses. To reserve call 307-739-4010.

If you are looking to commemorate the event, head on over to Made for some of these fun souvenirs. Or buy one of these Blackout wine glasses from Jackson Bootlegger.

Blackout Glass

At Ski Barre, starting Monday, Aug. 14, they are having an eclipse sale and offering deals on clothing as well as offering gift cards with purchases over $100. Ski Barre will be closed the day of the eclipse but open the rest of the time with regular classes and hours.

 

 

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Also originally from the South, Cara Rank discovered cooking was a creative outlet that helped her relax after long days writing magazine and newspaper articles during the past eight years in Jackson. Really, she just missed Southern food. A lot. During a 12-year career as a journalist, Cara has won numerous awards for her work and has written about everything from rodeo queens to Dolly Parton tomatoes. She spends her weekends making jars of pickles and jam and amazing dinners for friends. She loves shishito peppers, Chicago-style hot dogs and elderflower-spiked cocktails.

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