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Local restaurant group set for massive expansion

Cupbop secures $1million Not to say I told you so, but this month saw local K-Food superstars Cupbop begin their inevitable national expansion. The...

Mother’s Day 2022 menus and events galore

Mother's Day dining 2022 in Utah This weekend sees one of the biggest events on the food calendar; and as ever, we have...

Single Utah bar crowned at April DABC meeting

RoHa brewing in Salt Lake City was the solitary business rewarded with blink and miss it bar license at this months DABC meeting. The...

Get your calendar ready – what’s back for 2022

Given recent turmoils and lockdowns, one of the most well received posts in 2021 was this piece; a look at what major food and...

SLC restaurant celebrates nine years with big bash

With many restaurants ready to pop the cork after battling through a year in the biz, it's a resounding endorsement for any restaurant to...

Fried chicken to fine dining – what’s new on the dining scene

Ascent Kitchen For those last few of you, belligerently clinging to new year resolutions - or those just arterially kaput from yet another fried chicken...

Easter 2022 – where and what to eat in Salt Lake City

Easter Sunday falls on April 17th this, and with it, an inevitable slew of brunch menus, buffets and dining specials. Below are all...

Wine, whiskey, sake and more – events for your food calendar

Duo of James Beard events at High West A brace of events will hit the High West Wanship location at the end of the week...

Two liquor licenses snapped up at March DABC meeting

After the damp squib that was 2022's liquor legislation, it was a surprise to discover that two bar licenses ended up being dangled before...

Copper Common 2.0 brings big city feel to downtown SLC

In the movie world, sequels are often greeted with more skepticism than optimism; for every Godfather II there's far too many a Blues Brothers...

Liquor law updates are here – what you need to know

It's been a rollercoaster year regarding liquor law (see all our coverage here), culminating in a tumultuous past three months of legislative intrigue; well...

St Patrick’s Day in SLC plus other events on the calendar

St. Pat's Day in Salt Lake City Plenty of pubs and bars will be celebrating this one, but the following are all offering either...

Utah restaurant makes national waves

You can't get good food in Utah they tell me. The restaurants in the Beehive are terrible they tell me. Oh they've...

South East Asian market to call it quits after 23 years

Sad news the this week, as a staple of the city's food scene announced their imminent closure. South East Asian Market (422...

Local brewpubs come full circle – what’s next for these Utah icons

When I first landed in Utah, my wife to be immediately whisked me to the downtown location of Squatters brewpub. A savvy gambit....

Utah bar licenses exhausted until the Summer after DABC meeting

Well there you have it. Two months into the year and bar licenses are pretty much toast. Want to open a bar...

Classic New Orleans cuisine arrives in Salt Lake City

Neutral Ground Kicking off this month's roundup of the new and notable updates on our dining scene - this intriguing new opening. Neutral Ground...

Superbowl Sunday specials in Utah

While food prices might be soaring - 12% in some categories according to the Des News - at least there isn't an industry...

Fifteen bars, one license, welcome to Utah

It sounds like the premise of a bad joke: fifteen bars walk into a... but no, this was the reality of January's DABC meeting....

Valentine’s Day dining in SLC 2022

Here's your timely reminder that Valentine's 2022 is headed your way fast. There's three weeks to the big dining day as I write,...