(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Daniel George stands among his bold-colored Jell-O photos, part of the "Marrow" exhibit at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art.

Green Jell-O, funeral potatoes and frog eye salad are not just LDS staples — they’re art

By Kathy Stephenson | September 29, 2021, 12:30 p.m.

(Isaac Hale | Special to The Tribune) Marissa Nichols Giron takes a sip of her glass of wine while she and her husband Trevor Giron have dinner at Kimi’s Chop and Oyster House in Sugar House on Friday, July 9, 2021.

13 liquor facts every Utahn should know — whether you drink or not

By Kathy Stephenson | September 27, 2021, 11:18 p.m.

(Preservation Utah) Preservation Utah's Historical Home Tour takes place in Salt Lake City's 9th and 9th neighborhood on Sept. 18 and showcases a variety of architectural styles.

Take a tour of the historic homes in Salt Lake City’s earliest suburb

By Kathy Stephenson | September 16, 2021, 9:10 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) A Korean Corn Dog, at Yummy's Korean BBQ, on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021.

Have you eaten a Korean corn dog? Here’s where to find this crunchable snack in Utah.

By Kathy Stephenson | September 13, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Gem City Fine Foods' Pomegrante Cheesecake, Aug. 27, 2021. Gem City Fine Foods, a gluten-free bakery in West Valley City, makes one of the best cheesecakes in America, according to the Specialty Food Association, earning a silver medal in 2021.

One of the best cheesecakes in America is made in a West Valley City bakery and — surprise! — it’s gluten-free.

By Kathy Stephenson | September 10, 2021, 1:36 p.m.

(Rick Egan  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Corks from Cedar City's IG Winery.

‘Utah Booze News’ podcast: Cedar City and St. George are becoming wine country

By Kathy Stephenson | September 3, 2021, 3:08 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth  |  The Salt Lake Tribune)  Chris Detrick, head brewer for Level Crossing Brewing Co. pours beer on tap.

Utah brewers bring home dozen of medals — including 15 gold — from Idaho competition

By Kathy Stephenson | September 3, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The Ivy in Salt Lake City, which initially opened as a restaurant, received a bar license from the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.

Utah gets more bar licenses, thanks to new census data

By Kathy Stephenson | September 2, 2021, 10:22 p.m.

(The Salt Lake Tribune | Leah Hogsten) The owners of Fisher Brewing plan to expand their Salt Lake City tap room and production facility.

Salt Lake City’s Fisher Brewery could double in size, if expansion plans are approved

By Kathy Stephenson | September 2, 2021, 5:22 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of Vobev) The massive Vobev facility, being construction at 150 S. 5454 West in Salt Lake City, will bring every step of the canning process under one roof.

This new system for canning soda and beer could get more trucks off Utah roads

By Kathy Stephenson | August 30, 2021, 9:53 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  The Mantua Monster with fries, at Sydney's restaurant, in Mantua, on Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2021.

This restaurant — in a northern Utah campground — is now a dining destination

By Kathy Stephenson | August 25, 2021, 2:04 p.m.

(Mountain West Hard Cider) Elliot Gold — a hard cider made from a unique Utah apple — lived up to its name recently when it earned first place at The Great American International Cider Competition in New York.

This hard cider company turned a little-known Utah apple into gold

By Kathy Stephenson | August 24, 2021, 2:20 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  The Kanani Pua dancers at The Craft Lake City DIY Festival at the Fairgrounds on Saturday, Aug. 14, 2021. Today is Pacific Island Heritage Day at the Festival, which continues through Sunday.

Salt Lake City festival celebrates Polynesian artists and Utah’s DIY spirit

By Kathy Stephenson | August 16, 2021, 6:17 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Head brewer, Jilliane Watanabe, left, and her co-founders Ty Eldridge and Kirk Terashima, recently launched Tsuki Sake, Utah's first modern-day sake company.

This trio just launched Utah’s first Japanese sake company

By Kathy Stephenson | August 10, 2021, 7:45 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) A now hiring sign at a Salt Lake City fast food restaurant offers "up to $13 a hour" on Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Some eateries are paying even more.

Utah restaurants, bars are still on ‘life support.’ Here’s what they need to survive.

By Kathy Stephenson | August 6, 2021, 1:00 p.m.

(Associated Press | Refugio Ruiz)This 2019 photo shows one of many “blue agave" fields that line the roadsides in El Arenal, Jalisco state, Mexico. The “blue agave" plant is the prime material for the production of Tequila.

Here’s why you can only buy one bottle of Patron tequila at a Utah liquor store.

By Kathy Stephenson | August 5, 2021, 2:36 p.m.

(Steve Griffin  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) New restaurants are planned for Salt Lake City's Regent Street, located behind the Eccles Theatre.

These new restaurants are coming to Salt Lake City’s Regent Street

By Kathy Stephenson | August 3, 2021, 3:15 p.m.

(Trent Nelson | The Salt Lake Tribune)  
Titos Handmade Vodka (seen here at 2018 prices) remains the number one selling spirit in Utah in 2020.

‘Utah Booze News’ podcast: What are the top sellers at state-run liquor stores?

By Kathy Stephenson | August 2, 2021, 4:35 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Rabbi Benny Zippel lights Utah's tallest menorah, 20 feet tall at the Utah State Capitol, for the first night of Hanukkah, on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2020.

A better selection of kosher wine coming to Utah

By Kathy Stephenson | August 2, 2021, 2:11 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The new Taylorsville liquor store on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Alcohol sales in Utah continue to break records

By Kathy Stephenson | August 3, 2021, 2:07 p.m.

(University of Utah) A rendering of the U Club, a new members-only restaurant opening inside Rice Eccles Stadium.

Here’s what you need to know about U Club — the new ‘members-only’ restaurant inside Rice Eccles Stadium

By Kathy Stephenson | July 29, 2021, 6:47 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Troy Baldwin, co-owner of The Tavernacle Social Club, May 9, 2019.

Sing goodbye to The Tavernacle: It’s closing time for Salt Lake City’s iconic piano bar

By Kathy Stephenson | July 29, 2021, 4:18 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf   |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The Snowbird tram.

Snowbird’s Tram Club has closed after 27 years of cheap beer and camaraderie

By Kathy Stephenson | July 23, 2021, 12:00 p.m.

(Photo courtesy of discovery+) Utah chef, Ben Steigers, is a contestant on the first season of "The Globe."

This Utah man gave up law school to become a chef. Now he could win $25,000.

By Kathy Stephenson | July 21, 2021, 3:00 p.m.

(John Locher | Associated Press) A woman watches the fountains at the Bellagio hotel-casino along the Las Vegas Strip.

New dining, drinking and entertainment venue, brings ‘Las Vegas style’ to Salt Lake City

By Kathy Stephenson | July 14, 2021, 3:20 p.m.