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$22 • Highlighting Veneto’s housemade spaghetti-style pasta, the bigoli made for a perfectly al dente bite when topped with minced duck and vegetables. Drier than a typical sauce, the duck ragu offered a filling and flavorful introduction to this often-seen …

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  • (Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)   Frybread, aka Utah scones like this one from Johanna’s Kitchen in Sandy, will be celebrated on April 8 at the Founders Day and Frybread Festival in the southern Utah town of Bluff.  It’s a frybread fiesta as southern Utah town celebrates Navajo, Ute and Mormon pioneer culture
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    Updated Mar 24 2017 11:13 am   |     |   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
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  • (Scott Sommerdorf | The Salt Lake Tribune)   Co-owner Moudi Sbeity stops to speak with diners on the patio at Laziz Kitchen in Salt Lake City’s Central Ninth neighborhood on Sunday, March 19, 2017. At Central Ninth, grab a coffee and watch Salt Lake City’s newest urban food scene take shape
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  • Grace Thatcher, a student at Lehi Elementary School, was randomly selected the Utah winner of the National Bonnie Plants Cabbage Contest for her cabbage weighing nearly 13 pounds. Courtesy of Bonnie Plants Giant cabbage a winner for Lehi student
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    Updated Mar 24 2017 11:13 am   |     |   Share


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