SONDERimmersive’s newest version of The Chocolatier deepens story-telling potential

Earlier this winter, one of the most unconventional yet captivating productions to arrive on the Salt Lake City performing arts scene was Thank You, Theobromine, by SONDERimmersive. Set in The Chocolate Conspiracy shop, near the corner of 800 South and 300 West, the show immersed its audience members, kept always on the move, in dramatic scenes incorporating … Read more

Immersive dance-theater show set for The Chocolate Conspiracy as SONDERimmersive will open Thank You Theobromine Nov. 15

Salt Lake City is fortunate to have the perfect trifecta – artisan chocolate, innovative choreographers and theatrical directors/producers who know how to break down the conventional walls of performance staging – that will bring Thank You Theobromine to life in one of the most intriguing offerings of the upcoming holiday season. It also is the … Read more

Deer Valley picnic baskets deliver gourmet foods to go

Deer Valley gourmet picnic basket

Concerts at Deer Valley’s Snow Park Amphitheater are an enjoyable experience all on their own. Mountain air, great music and good food are enhancements to the venue. Packing your own picnic foods and drink are welcomed, but if you don’t have time to get it together, you can pre-order gourmet picnic baskets or bags available for … Read more

Amour Café spreads sweetness in Liberty Park neighborhood

pastries at Amour Cafe

Amour Café opened this week just to the south of Liberty Park, brought to you by the creators of Amour Spreads, John and Casee Francis. Together with magical pastry chef and gelato goddess Amber Billingsley, the trio has built a neighborhood respite dishing up sweet and savory toast, salad, pastries, coffee and gelato treats. In … Read more

The “it” liquors of Utah: Vida Tequila dominates

Cocktails and fashion have some similarities, right? We’ve long bid farewell to neon clothes, poofy 80s hair, and over-sweetened drinks. But like fashion, cocktail trends change with the times, and the refocus on quality ingredients and technique, make it an exciting time to drink in the good ol’ U.S.A. The art of the well-crafted cocktail … Read more

Irish whiskey and an interview with Tim Herlihy for St. Patrick’s Day

Tullamore D.E.W. at Piper Down

In late February, I headed to Piper Down in Salt Lake City to meet up with Irish brand ambassador, pub historian and whiskey expert Tim Herlihy from Tullamore D.E.W. His mission: visit all 50 states in the 30 days leading up to St. Patrick’s Day on an Irish pub tour to see what every state … Read more

A Thanksgiving meal without turkey

Is Thanksgiving still Thanksgiving without the turkey? Yes! Perhaps turkey is not your fowl of choice. Perhaps you and your family have tired of the same Thanksgiving meal centerpiece. Truthfully, it’s been a difficult year for turkey in Utah this season anyway. Many poults (baby turkeys) from Utah’s various turkey producers were either infected with … Read more

Allgood Provisions launching the Oven Stoked Series

Mexican Chocolate Pecans

Allgood Provisions of Park City, Utah has been providing certified organic snack foods—including nuts, fruits and trail mixes to consumers since 2011. All of their products are certified organic, vegan and non-GMO and every purchase supports the preservation and restoration of the natural environment via 1% For The Planet. This holiday season, Allgood Provisions plans … Read more

Eat Local Utah Challenge Week coming up Sept. 12-19

Utah Eat Local Week

Beginning September 12, the state of Utah will kick off Eat Local Week as part of the Eat Local Challenge. The challenge is simple: eat as local as you can for one week. Eat Local Week is a statewide program that celebrates the regional harvest season by promoting local agriculture and food artisans, honoring the … Read more

High West Distillery at Blue Sky Ranch opens to the public

High West Distillery at Blue Sky Ranch

Raise your glass to Monday, September 7. That’s the day that High West Distillery’s new facility in Wanship, Utah opens to the public. “We felt Miner’s Day was appropriate given the role that mining played in Utah’s history and we all know what miners drank,” said High West proprietor David Perkins. To commemorate the opening, High … Read more