June liquor news, DABC winners and losers

A jumbo sized June DABC meeting topped the three hour mark with plenty of noteworthy action. During the first in person meetup in over a year, chairman John T. Nielsen (Feb 2013) and commissioner Bateman (dec 2014) said their farewells, stepping down from their roles after significant stints; the duo signing onto the roles in … Read more

Bountiful bar loses license after 18 years, other liquor news

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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, The Fifth, underwent a change in business name way back in 2001. Changing from the Fifth Inc to the Fifth LLC; the change went unnoticed for close to two decades. Sadly the … Read more

The Roundup – February 2019

Santo Tacos (SLC Eats)

Once more it’s time to recap the best and brightest food reviews around the state. This month there are more than two dozen write ups, reviews, recaps, musings and more to inspire your weekly dining. Reviews and write ups Cool Bro’s Pizza (Rose Park)https://yaburnedit.net/f/cool-bros-pizza Curry Fried Chicken (SLC)https://utahstories.com/2019/02/currying-flavor-not-kfc-but-cfc-curry-fried-chicken/ The Daily (SLC)https://www.saltlakemagazine.com/the-daily/ Delice Bakery And Cafe … Read more

The Roundup – January 2019

It’s been a few months since we featured a review roundup, like our ever stalling weather, write ups are as thin on the ground as the snow. At this time of the year food writers are typically more concerned with adding a few layers of Winter blubber, than writing about this and that. I can … Read more

It’s A Wrap – May 2018

Taqueria 27 - Argentine Shrimp over T27 Slaw topped with Cucumber-Mango Salsa & Cilantro Lime Crema on Flour (T27)

DABC licenses With the recent purging of staff complete at the Salt Lake Tribune, John T Nielsen kicked off May’s DABC get together with a nod to Kathy Stephenson’s enduring presence and managing to survive the near 40% thinning of newsroom staff. Nielsen opened by noting he was “very pleased to see that Kathy survived … Read more