(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Sushi and drinks on the conveyor belt at Sushi Pro in Ogden on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022.

This Utah restaurant delivers sushi on a tiny bullet train

By Stefene Russell | August 16, 2022, 12:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Spicy chicken tenders from Pretty Bird on Thursday, Aug. 4, 2022.

Who makes the best chicken tenders in Utah? Here’s our roundup.

By Palak Jayswal | Stefene Russell | August 15, 2022, 7:03 p.m.

(Camille Durtschi, The Salt Lake Tribune) | The lower pond area of La Caille, which will host a fundraiser for the nonprofit Tribune on Aug. 27.

Historic La Caille has been restored — and there are new things to come

By Stefene Russell | August 11, 2022, 6:28 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  A mural outside the new Woodbine Food Hall in the Granary District, on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2022.

Woodbine Food Hall combines a rooftop bar and nine Utah restaurants in one space — including some brand-new eateries

By Stefene Russell | August 9, 2022, 2:23 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Julio Chavarria at High West won the Savor the Cocktail contest with his cocktail "Sweet Agony." Chavarria was photographed in Park City on Monday, Aug. 1, 2022.

The winners of Park City’s cocktail contest share their recipes and mixing secrets

By Stefene Russell | August 8, 2022, 12:51 p.m.

(Marcellus Foods) Prepped ingredients from Marcellus Foods, a new grocery store concept scheduled to open in early 2023 in Salt Lake City.

New store coming to Utah, aimed at making cooking at home easier

By Stefene Russell | August 7, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Leave Room for Dessert Eateries) Diners gather for Hill's Kitchen 2021 Astronomy Dinner. The 2022 version is set for Friday, August 5, at Avalanche Ranch in Oakley.

From farm to table to the stars, Oakley event combines fine cuisine and telescopes

By Stefene Russell | August 1, 2022, 12:45 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Kitty Pappas, the owner and cook of the The Kitty Pappas Steak House in Woods Cross, in 2012.

Kitty Pappas, who ran her iconic Utah steakhouse for 75 years, dies at 93

By Stefene Russell | August 12, 2022, 9:40 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Zulu Grille’s new location in South Jordan, which serves South African cuisine and supports Johannesburg program Home of Hope for Girls, which supports victims of human trafficking, is scheduled to open July 29, 2022.

This restaurant brings African food and culture to Utah — and helps victims of human trafficking

By Stefene Russell | July 28, 2022, 2:46 p.m.

(Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services) The logo for Parents Empowered, the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Service's long-running campaign to discourage underage drinking.

Utah’s ad campaign to curb teen drinking isn’t showing much impact, state auditor reports

By Stefene Russell | July 26, 2022, 11:20 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf  | The Salt Lake Tribune ) Minibottles of alcohol for sale at the Duty Free Americas shop at the Salt Lake City International Airport, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016. The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services' commission, it its meeting on July 26, 2022, has moved forward on a rule to bring minibottles back to Utah  liquor stores.

Minibottles are closer to being sold again in Utah liquor stores

By Stefene Russell | July 26, 2022, 11:29 p.m.

(Stefene Russell  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Long lines of customers form during the first week in business for Banbury Cross Donuts' second location, in Centerville.

A beloved Utah doughnut shop has opened a second location, and may expand more

By Stefene Russell | July 26, 2022, 2:55 p.m.

(Crumbl Cookies) The Logan, Utah-based Crumbl bakery chain, which has more than 500 locations nationwide, has filed lawsuits against two small cookie companies with sites in Utah, accusing them of infringing on Crumbl's trademarks.

Crumbl CEO doubles down, as Utah cookie war continues

By Palak Jayswal | July 23, 2022, 2:32 a.m.

(River Universe) Revelers celebrate Pie 'n' Beer Day, an alternative to Pioneer Day, in Salt Lake City in 2019. A Pie 'n' Beer Day celebration, with 24 breweries and 24 bakeries and other pie providers, is scheduled for Sunday, July 24, 2022, at The Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City.

They’ll be serving 9,000 pieces of pie at Utah’s other July 24 celebration

By Stefene Russell | July 21, 2022, 8:22 p.m.

(Chandler Rosenberg  |  Utah Food Coalition) Kristen Kropp, owner of B.U.G. (Backyard Urban Gardens) Farms in Salt Lake City's Glendale neighborhood, leads a farm tour at Utah Food Coalition's first farmer skill-share/potluck.

Why these advocates want to make Utahns think about the food they eat

By Stefene Russell | July 18, 2022, 3:36 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | Salt Lake Tribune file photo) The Food Truck Face Off — seen here in 2018 — returns to Salt Lake City's Liberty Park, Saturday, July 16, 2022.

Roman-style pizza, Hawaiian doughnuts, Egyptian falafel and more at Food Truck Face Off

By Stefene Russell | July 13, 2022, 1:19 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Jon Humes cooks a Dank Burger at Feed Me, a new late-night ghost kitchen in Salt Lake City. Thursday, June 23, 2022.

Here’s where to find good food in Salt Lake City after midnight

By Stefene Russell | July 3, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Beans & Brews) The Utah-based coffee shop chain Beans & Brews announced in June 2022 that it is looking to expand, with potential franchises in Colorado and Texas, among other places.

Utah-based Beans & Brews has ambitious plans to go regional

By Stefene Russell | July 3, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) A state liquor store opens in West Valley City at 5432 West High Market Drive, Suite F, on Monday, Feb. 28, 2022, offering wine, liquor and refrigerated beer. The commission overseeing the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services met on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, to look over a slew of bar license applications.

‘Bar-a-palooza’: Utah’s liquor board hands out eight bar licenses

By Stefene Russell | July 1, 2022, 4:16 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Beekeeper Amber Lawvor inspects bees in Salt Lake City on Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021. A recent survey by a national lawn-care company ranked Utah as the second-worst state for keeping bees — though a local beekeeping expert said the survey is using "a very skewed set of data."

Is the Beehive State really the second-worst state to keep bees?

By Stefene Russell | June 26, 2022, 2:04 p.m.