Food and Drink
Some of Utah's most popular eateries are fighting to stay afloat as they struggle to emerge from the pandemic.
- Several other culinary mainstays have already closed.
I finally made my way to Curiosity, Salt Lake City's new non-alcoholic bar and bottle shop, which opened in May at 145 E. 900 South.
- Those of you who know me realize that the phrase "zero proof" is not exactly my siren song.
- But the place was hopping on a Thursday night, and I can't resist a crowd!
Utah County tends to get roasted by residents living in Salt Lake County for its lack of nightlife and small-town vibes. And believe me — sometimes it's justified.
Yes, but: One thing Salt Lakers can't knock is Utah County's overlooked food scene, particularly when it comes to Mexican food.
Grab a fistful of tapioca, because we're having another food fight!
- This time our favorite boba drinks are going head to head.
Salt Lake City may be more than 600 miles away from the Pacific Ocean, but that doesn't mean you can't find a great lobster roll in town.
State of play: I visited Colossal Lobster this week after a friend recommended it. It's located inside HallPass food hall at The Gateway.
It's that time of year! We are ready for turkey legs, ears of corn buried under a rainbow of flavor selections and the weird deep-fried stuff.
Here are three foods to try at the Utah State Fair:
Utah's record-breaking heat means home gardeners and other growers are seeing shockingly feeble — and late — crops this year.
Why it matters: With temperatures trending higher over time, Utahns will probably have to permanently change how they grow their food.
Who's ready to fast-forward to fall? I am, and here's my first clue it'll be a good'un.
State of play: About 20 little pomegranates are growing in my yard!
- I mentioned several weeks ago that my shrub was flowering well and might be a worthy addition to your garden.
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