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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

Utah liquor license crisis set to worsen according to reports

Get ready for a fraught 2022 folks. Following this months DABC meeting, Ben Winslow confirmed via this story that the Utah legislature seems...

Mythical Utah bar license spotted in the wild, then gobbled up

DABC commissioners gathered this week to debate the outcome of an unexpectedly available bar license - which at this point are right up there...

Restaurant liquor licenses starting to feel the pressure

Welcome back to our monthly roundup of all things perfectly potable. While ordinarily I'd start with a raised eyebrow and nod to the...

Fourteen bars battle for just three licenses at DABC meeting

Lets cut to the chase and dive right into the section of this month's DABC meeting that everyone wants know about - bar licenses....

Lack of bar licenses continues to dominate DABC meetups

As is increasingly common at DABC meetings, wrangles over Utah's exceptionally limited inventory of bar licenses dominated proceedings during the August meetup. For...

The latest liquor news you don’t want to miss

In his first meeting taking the reigns from former chairman John T. Nielsen, commissioner Thomas Jacobson ran a briskly paced meeting that sped through...

Whats on sale at the liquor store this June, and other alcohol news

This is your monthly reminder that one of my favorite websites in Utah is back with their latest roundup of what we can all...

Bountiful bar loses license after 18 years, other liquor news

An eighteen-year paperwork snafu led to the loss of Bountiful's only bar at a busy DABC meeting this month. The bar in question,...

Growlers and beer to go might be a thing of the past in Utah

Update (10.30 p.m.) April 13th: Time to relax, breathe a sign of relief and pour a cold one. From your freshly-filled growler...

All the discounts you can grab at the liquor store this month

Check out the latest monthly DABC discount report from Drink In Utah; the website looks at all the discounts you can find on liquor...

Businesses push for liquor changes, new restaurants and closures

Bars feeling the squeeze With current turbulence showing zero signs of abating, Utahs bars are experiencing some of the biggest disruptions to their businesses. ...

Restaurants continue to open at speed, DABC axes inventory

The re-opening continues If you've been checking the general news over the past week, you'll have noted the unstoppable freight train that is the...

Latest from the DABC, restaurant closures, changes and other news

DABC news The debate around Thai Archer's limited service license application continued to rumble at the February DABC meeting. The commission has now formally...

DABC winners and losers, openings, closures and more

For our first It's A Wrap of the year - a bumper edition - recapping both December and January's odds and ends. First...