Thanksgiving Dining in Utah 2022

Thanksgiving sandwich with Beltex Turkey

Before we begin, go ahead and hit that bookmark button in your browser. As ever, the following list will grow on substantially over the coming week or two. As and when restaurants post their T-Day deals and specials, I’ll be updating the following collection on a daily basis. Check back often. As a reminder, we’ve … Read more

Demand for dining surging – can restaurants keep up?

You thought the old normal was right around a Pfizer-fueled corner? Think again. Seemingly in the blink of an eye demand for dine-in has surged, but not without issues. According to Matt Crandall, exec chef at the downtown Bourbon Group (White Horse, Whiskey Street, Bourbon House), “we went from 0-60 almost overnight, I don’t think … Read more

Utah Easter dining and dishes to go 2021

Easter meal from Hub And Spoke

2021’s list of Easter dining options still isn’t back to the heady heights of the before times but if you’re headed out this April 4th – or looking to bring food home to your own table – there are still several solid options this year. It goes without saying, reservations are required for most of … Read more

New covid rules for bars and restaurants, other food news

Caffe Molise heated patio

If you found yourself starting at your buzzing phone late last night, you no doubt tuned in for Gazza’s address to the state regarding Covus; what you might not have heard as part of the message though, are the specific new rules that will affect bars and restaurants. First up bars will now be required … Read more

Restaurants continuing to open at pace during Covid

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As I recently wrote, the hospitality industry is facing a tumultuous upheaval. Despite the shifting odds of success though, there’s still more than one restaurateur willing to roll the dice. In fact there’s a whole heap of them ready to lay down a bet. Here are all the latest businesses to open across the Wasatch … Read more

Businesses push for liquor changes, new restaurants and closures

Gochu Jjamppong (Paik's Noodle)

Bars feeling the squeeze With current turbulence showing zero signs of abating, Utahs bars are experiencing some of the biggest disruptions to their businesses. I mean, hands up (carefully at six feet distance please) who’s been to a bar recently. No, me neither. A few options exist to recreate the bar experience from home right … Read more

New restaurants coming online during the re-opening

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The past few months have hardly been the perfect background for business openings, but as we all know, life finds a way. As we all start to adjust to the new normal, here’s the latest collection of coffee shops, restaurants, brewers and bakers – all hoping to make their mark on your wallet and heart. … Read more

More than seventy new foodie spots to explore across Utah

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Time restaurant openings wait for no man. Since our last roundup in October 2019, we’ve compiled a fairly heaving list of more than seventy new restaurants, bars, breweries, dessert shops and more. Here’s the complete list of everything new and opening soon in Utah: Bewilder Brewing We profiled this brand new craft brewer back in … Read more

DABC winners and losers, openings, closures and more

R&R BBQ - three meat plate

For our first It’s A Wrap of the year – a bumper edition – recapping both December and January’s odds and ends. First up, what went down at the last couple DABC meetups. At the December meeting Thai Archer in Salt Lake City was sadly denied a limited service restaurant license (beer and wine) due … Read more