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(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.

(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.

(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.

(Chris Detrick  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) The Utah Arts Festival returns to full strength in Library Square and Washington Square in downtown Salt Lake City, June 23-26, 2022.

Music, food, and lots of art: How to navigate the Utah Arts Festival

By Palak Jayswal | Stefene Russell | June 19, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Griffen Nebeker and McKenzie Wallace, who stage picnics as founder of Salt Lake Picnic Society, in Salt Lake City on Thursday, June 9, 2022.

How a Utah group aims to make picnics cool again — with a blanket, food and friends

By Stefene Russell | June 19, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo)  Chicken and waffles, with a fried egg on top, is a brunch menu item at the Hub & Spoke Diner in Salt Lake City.

Five Utah brunch spots to add to your weekend plans

By Stefene Russell | June 16, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Caitlin Willard leads a Hops Hunters Hike in Empire Canyon, Park City, on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.

Stalking Park City’s wild hops, and brewing beer from them

By Stefene Russell | June 16, 2022, 4:59 p.m.

(courtesy Block Party 2700) Cannolis from Granato's are served at the opening for Block Party 2700, a food hall in Holladay, on June 2, 2022.

Granato’s opens a neighborhood ‘food hall’ in Holladay

By Stefene Russell | June 12, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Leah Hogsten | The Salt Lake Tribune) Abram Kimball stirs a vat of charred cedar and currant bitters, made with cedar bark shavings, in the kitchen at Bitters Lab, Tuesday, June 7, 2022. One batch of flavored bitters takes 30 days to make.

These Utah-made bitters add flavor to cocktail culture, and beyond

By Stefene Russell | June 13, 2022, 3:51 p.m.

(Scott Sommerdorf   |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) A Lehi chocolatier received criticism on social media, over candy names that some considered racist.

A Utah candy shop removes a product name after social-media complaints of racism

By Stefene Russell | June 9, 2022, 9:35 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Henry Plumb, 4, enjoys a scoop of cake batter ice cream with sprinkles at Cloud Ninth Creamery at 928 E. 900 South in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, May 31, 2022.

Enjoy this Salt Lake City ice cream shop, while you can

By Stefene Russell | June 5, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Courtesy Piroshky Piroshky) Bakers make hand pies at Piroshky Piroshky in Seattle's Pike Place Market. The shop is marking its 30th anniversary by holding pop-up events across the country — including two in Utah in June.

Here’s where an iconic Seattle piroshky maker will pop up in Utah

By Stefene Russell | June 5, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune)  Five LGBTQ+ heroes have been selected for the 2022 label for Five Husbands Vodka, from left: Madazon Can-Can, Bryce Jackson, Matt Easton, Chef Bryan Woolley and Christian Harvey aka "Hoe Shi Minh" , on Monday, May 16, 2022.

A rainbow of Utah LGBTQ+ experience, all featured on a vodka label

By Stefene Russell | June 2, 2022, 12:36 p.m.

(Rick Egan | The Salt Lake Tribune) Tiffany Clason, Executive Director, Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services, speaks during a news conference announcing that the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (DABC) is changing its name to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services (DABS), at The Gateway, on Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

Utah’s liquor agency celebrates a name change and a ‘service-focused’ mission

By Stefene Russell | June 1, 2022, 9:39 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Assorted greens from R&A Hydroponics in West Jordan are on display as the Downtown Farmers Market holds a press event at Pioneer Park on Tuesday, May 31, 2022, to announce the kick off of their 31st season on Saturday, June 4, 2022.

Here’s what to expect at Downtown Farmers Market this Saturday

By Stefene Russell | May 31, 2022, 8:34 p.m.

(Stefene Russell  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) The Donut Kabobs truck, taking part in the Utah Food Truck League's meet-up in Murray Park, Tuesday, May 24, 2022.

Here are five Utah food trucks that are not to be missed

By Stefene Russell | June 3, 2022, 6:21 p.m.

Missy Workman, SalsaQueen Zapata and Jim Birch, representing Utah's Salsa Queen, will be competing on Food Network's "The Great Food Truck Race," season 15. The season premiere is set for Sunday, June 5, 2022.

Utah’s Salsa Queen is ready for her reality show close-up

By Stefene Russell | May 31, 2022, 12:54 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  Salt Lake Tribune file photo) The Laziz Mediterranean Platter with chicken (Tawook Skewers) Laziz Kitchen in Salt Lake City. Laziz is opening a second restaurant, with the same menu, in Midvale.

Laziz Kitchen, popular Lebanese eatery, opens a second location

By Stefene Russell | May 29, 2022, 1:00 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | The Salt Lake Tribune) Brewer and podcaster David Jimenez, is joined by friends as they honor his contributions to the brewing community during a party at Kiitos Brewery in Salt Lake City on Friday, May 20, 2022. Jimenez is host and creator of The Taste Makers podcast.

Want to learn about beer? This Utah podcast will teach you.

By Stefene Russell | May 27, 2022, 12:47 p.m.

(Francisco Kjolseth | Salt Lake Tribune file photo) Bottles of cinnamon whiskey at the state liquor store opens in West Valley City. The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control's commission heard on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, that sales of alcohol in Utah went up 8% over the previous year.

Park City brewpub gets DABC’s only new bar license, but more are coming soon

By Stefene Russell | May 31, 2022, 4:18 p.m.

(Prodigy Brewing) The founders of Logan's Prodigy Brewing, from left: Jason Smith, Rob Paul and Matt Cliburn.

Homebrewers prepare to open Logan’s first craft brewery

By Stefene Russell | May 22, 2022, 2:11 p.m.

(Rick Egan | Salt Lake Tribune file photo) A girl gets her face painted at the 2021 Swiss Days celebration in Midway — one of many small towns in Utah that throw summer celebrations.

Summer festivals across Utah celebrate with small-town fun

By Stefene Russell | May 23, 2022, 3:59 p.m.

(Edison House) An architectural rendering of Edison House, a social club that will be located at 335 S. 200 West. Applications for the club opened on May 20, 2022.

Applications being taken for Salt Lake City’s new private social club

By Stefene Russell | May 20, 2022, 10:18 p.m.

(Trent Nelson  |  The Salt Lake Tribune) Grupo Folklorico Tollan, seen here at the 2021 Living Traditions Festival in Salt Lake City, will return as one of dozens of dance and music groups performing at the 2022 festival, May 20-22, 2022, in downtown Salt Lake City.

Living Traditions Festival returns, celebrating cultures through food, music, dance and art

By Stefene Russell | Palak Jayswal | May 19, 2022, 3:06 p.m.