The Best of Sushi in Utah

Sushi in Utah? Yes, amazingly enough landlocked Utah has some phenomenal sushi. With more than 100 sushi restaurants statewide (and I’m not counting the usually horribly bad sushi at Chinese buffets or supermarkets), there are enough traditional and avant garde rolls and succulent pieces of nigiri and sashimi to make sushi lovers ecstatic in almost [...]

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Marshmallow Peeps

Peeps: History & How To

If you love Peeps, you can thank a man named Sam Born. Sam was a Russian who moved to the United States from France in 1910. While in France, he learned the fine art of making chocolate. He later invented a machine that could put a stick in a lollipop automatically. In 1917, Born opened [...]

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Happy Birthday Charlie Chaplin

Happy Birthday Charlie Chaplin

In honor of Charlie Chalin’s birhday today (Apil 16th), we bring you the Smithsonian’s discussion of Food in Chaplin’s films.

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Tax Day Food Deals 2011–All Weekend Long

It’s tax day, and that means, free food and great deals at many chains. Check out some of them here.  

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Startup Candy Company: A Sweet Piece of History

One of my favorite buildings in Provo has housed the Startup Candy Company and all of their luscious candy making operations since 1874 (they were previously in Salt Lake). The Startup family set up the very first confectionary in the Territory and have operated continuously every since. The family have been candymakers since William Startup [...]

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2 Utah Chefs Win “Best New Chef” 2011

Two Utah chefs, Bowman Brown and Viet Pham, have won Food & Wine magazine’s Best New Chefs of 2011 for our region of the country. The chefs currently own and operate Forage (http://www.foragerestaurant.com) in Salt Lake City. More information on the chefs can be found on Forage’s website: or on Food & Wine magazine’s website: [...]

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