The tough-as-tacks miners who populated Park City, Utah, in the 1860s would have hooted at the idea of caramel-whiskey pudding with bacon-flecked shortbread. "Waste of good likker," they might have groused. Yet today, the rich dessert beckons at Talisker on Main, one of more than 100 eateries flavoring this mountain resort town 32 miles southeast of Salt Lake City. "The move from mining to dining is fairly recent," says Shirin Spangenberg, whose year-round Park City Food Tours ( blend local history with gastro grazing along Main Street's cozy stretch of vintage storefront restaurants and boutiques. To read the full story, please click here.