More than 195 new Utah restaurants – how many have you tried?

Despite the ever present threat of Covid this year, the food and drink scene in Utah has boomed unlike any other I can remember in recent memory. The following list contains nigh on two hundred different business that opened their doors around the Beehive this year: bars, coffee shops, bakeries, food trucks, delivery services and … Read more

Hoppers Grill set to turn off the lights at their Midvale location

Hoppers - sandwich and beer (Hoppers)

News in today from the fantastic Utah Beer Blog; Midvale’s venerable Hoppers Grill are set to close their doors on November 24th, ending a more than two decade run at the spot. Fans will want to head on down quick if they want to raise one more glass. The popular craft brewer is one of … Read more

What else is happening on the dining scene right now

Nuan's Thai Kitchen

Business closures Nuan’s Thai Kitchen – The following picture was spied over on Yelp, indicating the Fort Union Thai restaurant will be closing up shop at the end of August this year. The posting does offer some hope that the business might return, indicating they are seeking a new home. The business initially opened around … Read more

Every new restaurant opening up – and what’s coming next

BLOX dessert bars

As I wrote about back in March, I’ve started to drip feed opening updates at a much quicker cadence years gone by. Since that last major roundup we’ve had a few smaller, more easily digestible pieces. You can see everything here. Still, sometimes you need one big roundup to rule them all. A recap of … Read more

Latest restaurant openings and closures for April

Periwinkle snails (Southwest Market)

New news Bigeye Poke & Grill – New to South Salt Lake (3144 S State St) – a second location for this poke chain that hails from California. You’ll find the inaugural location in Draper. Poke bowls start from $11.45. Actually there’s something in the water right now when it comes to poke. Read on … Read more

Openings, closures and coming soon – restaurant updates

BLOX Dessert Bars

As promised in the last gargantuan roundup of everything new and notable, I’m making strides to recap all the upto the minute restaurant openings at a brisker pace. I’ll still collate everything into tediously long quarterly recaps for those who love to suffer through such marathons of self indulgent writing, but for the rest of … Read more

Spring into action and check out one of these 60 new restaurants

Pull up a chair, close the blinds, pour yourself a triple. This is going to be a long one. October was the last time we corralled all the recent restaurant openings in one place, and wow, things have been piling up – 60+ shiny new businesses. Ulp. Ordinarily I intertwine these pieces with some snark … Read more

New restaurants coming online during the re-opening

Vessel Kitchen header image

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