Jeremy Pugh

Jeremy Pugh is Salt Lake magazine's Editor. He covers culture, history, the outdoors and whatever needs a look. Jeremy is also the author of the book "100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die" and the co-author of the history, culture and urban legend guidebook "Secret Salt Lake."
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Arlo: 2022 Salt Lake Magazine Dining Award Winner

Nominee: Milo Carrier of Arlo Restaurant Milo Carrier hasn’t stopped cooking since he was 16 years old, his wife Brooke Doner explains. “His mom was very egalitarian with chores,” she says, chuckling. “If...

Afghan Kitchen: 2022 Salt Lake Magazine Dining Award Winner

Nominees: Wali & Mariam Arshad of Afghan Kitchen Wali Arshad came to the United States from Afghanistan and surprise, surprise discovered that there weren’t any good Afghan restaurants in Utah. He opened a...

Nohm: 2022 Salt Lake Magazine Dining Award Winner

Nominee: David Chon of Nohm David Chon, the owner of Nohm, started working in restaurants when he was 16 because he discovered he could make money at a young age. He also discovered...

Pago 2.0: Scott Evans Gets Back to Basics

On Main Scott Evans shook up his restaurant portfolio last year to scale down but couldn’t resist scaling up when the former J. Dawgs spot on Main Street opened up. (Why so much...

Utah Field Guide: Jell-O

Utah is famously known for its per capita consumption of Jell-O—so much so that two decades ago, in 2001, the Utah State Legislature voted to name Jell-O its official state snack.  But apart...

Visit Salt Lake CEO Kaitlin Eskelson Makes Lemonade Out of Lemons

It’s a familiar tale. Bright-eyed youngsters come here to ski and end up staying in Utah. But not every ski bum who found their way West grows up to become the head...

Utah Field Guide: The Grid System

Nine days (nine days!) after the Latter-day Saint pioneers’ entry into the Salt Lake Valley—which, if you’re counting, was August 2, 1847—the Saints had a street system mapped out. The streets-to-be would...

Satire: Dear Future Landlord

Dear Future Landlord (we hope, fingers crossed!), Just writing a personal note about my recent application to rent the apartment you have available. It would be perfect for me and my boyfriend! We’re...

Jeremy Pugh

Jeremy Pugh is Salt Lake magazine's Editor. He covers culture, history, the outdoors and whatever needs a look. Jeremy is also the author of the book "100 Things to Do in Salt Lake City Before You Die" and the co-author of the history, culture and urban legend guidebook "Secret Salt Lake."