(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Executive Chef Santiago Ramos at The Coffee Shop at Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, May 31, 2023.

Little America’s new chef shares the Coffee Shop’s classic bread pudding recipe

By Heather L. King | June 7, 2023, 1:04 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) A mural by local artist Lizzie Wenger is shown at Second Summit Hard Cider in Millcreek along with tables and chairs on Thursday, March 2, 2023.

Utah’s liquor bosses hand out six bar licenses, but warn shortage still looms

By Sean P. Means | May 31, 2023, 10:09 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Manoli Katsanevas, chef and co-owner of Manoli's in Salt Lake City, working at his restaurant on Wednesday, May 17, 2023.

How a broken pipe gave Manoli’s time to rethink its menu

By Heather L. King | May 28, 2023, 8:31 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Matt and Yelena Caputo, standing with a display of Wild Tranquilidad chocolate bars at Caputo's Market & Deli in downtown Salt Lake City on Thursday, May 11, 2023. The bars, produced by Caputo's and Ritual Chocolate, are made with wild cacao harvested in Bolivia.

Utah businesses team up to bring wild cacao to U.S. stores — and preserve Bolivian rainforests

By Aimee L. Cook | May 21, 2023, 12:00 p.m.

(Blake Peterson  |  Flanker Kitchen + Sporting Club) Master bartender Francesco Lafranconi has created a pop-up tiki experience at Flanker Kitchen + Sporting Club in The Gateway in Salt Lake City.

A master bartender has created a colorful pop-up tiki bar at Flanker Kitchen

By Stuart Melling | May 16, 2023, 4:58 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | Tribune file photo)  Pretty Bird owner Viet Pham at the chicken chain's Midvale location, Sept. 13, 2022.

Utah chef Viet Pham brainstorms his follow-up to Pretty Bird

By Stuart Melling | May 7, 2023, 12:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune)  The smoked salmon Benedict made with English muffins, poached eggs, hollandaise sauce, everything spice and hash browns for $17 at Copper Commons, April 15, 2023.

What six Utah chefs have to say, good and bad, about brunch

By Aimee L. Cook | May 7, 2023, 11:05 p.m.

(Camille Durtschi  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The lower pond area of La Caille, one of several high-end Utah restaurants offering Mother's Day brunch menus.

Here’s where to take Mom out for Mother’s Day brunch in Utah

By Stuart Melling | May 5, 2023, 8:57 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Chris Burns, owner of Cereal Killerz Kitchen in Salt Lake City, shows an ice cream treat with cereal and a Pop-Tart. Cereal restaurants are a growing trend in sweet treats in Utah.

These three Utah shops are elevating a breakfast staple

By Palak Jayswal | May 2, 2023, 2:59 p.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  Tribune file photo) A glass of wine and plate of bread at a Salt Lake City restaurant in 2017. Utah's liquor commission warned restaurants at an April 27, 2023, meeting that it will be stringent with applications because of a scarcity of restaurant licenses, even with an influx of 30 extra licenses approved by the Utah Legislature that will become available in May 2023.

Utah restaurant liquor licenses are still scarce, DABS board says, even after Legislature’s additions

By Sean P. Means | April 27, 2023, 9:57 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Melvin and Mayra Zelaya, center, have operated their Syracuse restaurant Waffle Stop and Authentic Salvadorean Cafe since 2019 with the help of their daughter Fabiola, 18, and son Leonidas, 23. Waffle Stop and Authentic Salvadorean Cafe serves Salvadoran fusion cuisine, including pupusas, waffles and tacos, March 29, 2023.

Everyone in this Utah family restaurant chips in to make the perfect pupusa

By Alixel Cabrera | April 11, 2023, 5:50 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Melvin y Mayra Zelaya, centro, han operado su restaurante Waffle Stop and Authentic Salvadorean Cafe en Syracuse desde 2019 con la ayuda de su hija Fabiola, de 18 años, y su hijo Leonidas, de 23. Waffle Stop and Authentic Salvadorean Café sirve cocina fusión salvadoreña, incluyendo pupusas, waffles y tacos, 29 de marzo de 2023.

Todos en este restaurante familiar de Utah colaboran para hacer la pupusa perfecta

By Alixel Cabrera | April 11, 2023, 6:10 p.m.

(Al Hartmann  |  The Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Machine shakes pie cherries from trees onto a collector apron at McMullin Orchards in Payson Thursday July 28, 2016.

Spring snow is good and bad for Utah fruit growers, ranchers and tulips

By Palak Jayswal | April 5, 2023, 3:09 p.m.

(Chris Detrick  |  Tribune file photo) Nick Fahs — seen here preparing plates for Table X in 2017 — is now working with the restaurant's wholesale bakery business.

How three Utah chefs left the line to explore new ways with food

By Aimee L. Cook | April 2, 2023, 10:48 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  Tribune file photo) Fisher Brewing Co. in Salt Lake City was awarded a bar license by the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services' commission on March 30, 2023 — after being turned down for the past six months.

Three SLC businesses get their much-prized bar licenses

By Sean P. Means | April 1, 2023, 3:45 p.m.

(Stuart Melling  |  Gastronomic SLC) Jason Stock pours a glass of his new creation, Dog Lake Pale Ale, at Squatters Pub Brewery, 147 W. 300 South, Salt Lake City, on Monday, March 27, 2023. Stock has returned as brewmaster at Squatters' downtown Salt Lake City location.

Squatters brings brewing, and its old brewmaster, back to downtown SLC

By Stuart Melling | March 30, 2023, 12:00 p.m.

(Danny La | Tribune file photo) Diners enjoy Mediterranean food at Mazza in Salt Lake City.

One Utah chef picked as a finalist for the prestigious James Beard Awards

By Palak Jayswal | March 30, 2023, 4:15 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Utah-based soda shop Sodalicious has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor for violating child labor laws, the department announced on March 29, 2023.

A Utah soda and dessert shop violated federal child labor laws, U.S. Department of Labor says

By Palak Jayswal | March 29, 2023, 4:59 p.m.

A Utah restaurant supply company, linked to Kingston polygamous sect, is cited for violating child labor laws

By Palak Jayswal | March 29, 2023, 3:01 p.m.

(Hyatt Regency) The Salt Republic, on the ground floor of the Hyatt Regency in downtown Salt Lake City, is one of several Utah restaurants offering special menus for Easter brunch or dinner on April 9, 2023.

Looking for a special Easter brunch or dinner? These Utah restaurants have you covered.

By Stuart Melling | March 29, 2023, 12:00 p.m.