Hell’s Backbone Grill returns in 2023 with Powerhouse Team

Blake Spalding, Jen Castle, amara Stanger (Blake Peterson)

The ladies of Hell’s Backbone Grill will return for the 2023 season renewed, refreshed, with a new reservation system (thank you) and with a new team member! Hell’s Backbone Grill & Farm Co-owners and Founding Chefs Blake Spalding and Jen Castle will be joined by Executive Chef Tamara Stanger (pictured, credit Blake Peterson). “We’re excited … Read more

Utah’s highest rated restaurant launches fundraiser to keep doors open

en Castle and Blake Spalding Hells Backbone

As one known for hyperbole, let me assure you that the headline above is anything but. One of Utah’s genuine best are up against the wall. News just sent my way suggests that the multi-award winning Hell’s Backbone Grill are facing a very real, and very terminal existential threat. Earlier today the restaurant took to … Read more

Utah restaurant makes national waves

en Castle and Blake Spalding Hells Backbone

You can’t get good food in Utah they tell me. The restaurants in the Beehive are terrible they tell me. Oh they’ve told me time and time again. They are of course idiots and this month delivers yet another nail in their argument’s coffin; March sees the James Beard Awards recognize one of Utah’s finest. … Read more