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School lunch hit a high note Friday as students at Wasatch Elementary School in Salt Lake City were treated to a special “etiquette” spaghetti lunch in their cafeteria-turned-ristorante and surprised with a pop-up opera of Italian arias sung by volunteer …

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  • (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)   The bigoli pasta with duck ragu at Veneto. Dish of the Week: Veneto’s housemade bigoli pasta
    $22 • Highlighting Veneto’s housemade spaghetti-style pasta, the bigoli made for a perfectly al dente bite when topped with minced duck and vegetable...
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  • Utah author’s sparkling historical fantasy ‘Blood Rose Rebellion’ showcases a different kind of strength
    When Rosalyn Eves was in fifth grade, a teacher spoke the words that have set many an author on their path: “You’re pretty good at this writing thing....
    Updated Mar 24 2017 01:33 pm   |     |   Share
  • In ‘Unpopular Sovereignty,’ the struggle between national and local control and the Utah Territory
    American history is largely the story of self-governance. The great question posed by the founding of the United States — Are people capable of govern...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 01:09 pm   |     |   Share
  • (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)   The bigoli pasta with duck ragu at Veneto in Salt Lake City. Cuisine of northern Italy finds a home in SLC at Veneto, but don't bet on good service
    Italy has always been one of my favorite travel destinations. It offers the trifecta of experiences, where history, wine and culinary adventures aboun...
    Updated Mar 24 2017 11:13 am   |     |   Share


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