Topic: Dining Out

The long coast: in the pleistocene, shamans were needed to get you through the day

The writer Craig Childs has been traversing the American Southwest since childhood, always drawn off trail to the ledges, rivers and expanses where others did not travel, a vagabon …

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SLC’s Newest Jazz Club, Avant Groove opens up on Pierpont

This is the place (to build a jazz club) David Arrellano It’s natural for cities like New York City, San Francisco, New Orleans and Chicago to have incredible jazz clubs. The owner …

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Slightly Off Center: Box food revolution

I am never going to be a Foodie. Maybe it is due to a linguistic bias. I have a visceral reaction to words that end that way; hoodie, goodies, veggies, panties and Denny are among …

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Change Agents: Salt Lake Excess STUDENT INITIATIVE—FOOD JUSTICE

It all started in the college Praxis Lab at the University of Utah, in 2016. Ten students taking one of the University Honor’s College’s special semester intensive courses were ask …

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Briefly Noted: Sage’s Cafe returns to its downtown roots

Sage’s Cafe will open its doors this month on First South at the site of the former Canton Village. Sage’s was located on 900 South near the TRAX station for the past three years a …

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Ask Umbra: What’s the best way to deal with restaurant leftovers?

Q. Dear Umbra, Sometimes I ask for a to-go box when I’m eating out, but I’m always panged with environmental guilt when the server brings back a Styrofoam clamshell. But I hate was …

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Eat, Drink and Learn: Feasts, Festivals and Cookery Classes

Thirty, 20, even 10 years ago, Salt Lake’s food culture was still as uncreative and bland as funeral potatoes and chicken fried steak and its non-existent cocktail culture remained …

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Comings & Goings: Big O Doughnut shop opens on Broadway, a vegan doughnut shop

Come June 3, between The Green Ant and Copper Common, on 171 E. Broadway, vegans, vegetarians, and meat-eaters alike will find a new doughnut shop they all can enjoy. Jessica Curzo …

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Editor’s Notebook

An evening at the Republican with Stephen and Angela. —by Greta Belanger deJong The Republican, a tavern on State St. gets the prize for the most foreboding exterior with the frien …

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Comings & Goings: Dented Brick Distillery

– By Z. Smith Dented Brick Distillery opened its doors for business in South Salt Lake Easter weekend. Head distiller Ethan Miller says he is committed to crafting liquors that cre …

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Comings & Goings: Rye for brunch

– By Sophie Silverstone While Rye was certainly making a splash in the Salt Lake early-morning-to- late-night dining scene since they opened their doors May 2014, as of late Februa …

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Comings & Goings: Publik Coffee Roasters opens in the Aves

Publik Coffee Roasters’ “coming soon” sign hung on the door of the former Two Creeks building for several years, due to construction and City Planning setbacks. Last month, Publik’ …

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