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Spend Dry January Sipping in Style

Ah yes, Dry January is upon us once again. For many, abstaining from alcohol after the holiday season encourages a renewed sense of stability. But for others, the thought of turning down...

Food Crush: Spicy Mussel Shooters + Basque G&T at Takashi

Takashi's spicy mussel shooters and Basque gin and tonic are an unlikely pairing in Lydia's latest food crush!

Hotel Bars in Salt Lake Even Locals with Love

Hotel bars have often been dismissed as mingling spaces for out-of-towners and peacocking opportunities for the new hire to impress their ancient CEO. But as Salt Lake becomes inundated with sleek new...

A Winter Cocktail Recipe from Beehive Distilling

Beehive Distilling Bar Manager Caspiel Sjöström shows us a sustainable and delicious use for your holiday orange scraps. Combine peels with some sugar, vanilla extract and cinnamon, and voilà, you have a...

Apples and Outlaws: Etta Place Cidery

The legend of Etta Place has inspired historians and Western enthusiasts everywhere, including a couple in Torrey who named their cidery after the outlaw queen herself. As the first and only modern...

Salt Lake’s Westside Breweries

On the other side of State Street, lies a utopia of brewpubs and taprooms. We’ll help you map out your next bar crawl of Salt Lake breweries. Bewilder Brewing — 445 S....

Announcing the Winners of Our 2023 Farm-to-Glass Cocktail Contest!

A cocktail should be bracing. A glass of something you've never tasted in a way you've never tasted it. A cocktail ought to be the beginning of an adventure. Every year, we ask...

The Best Sports Bars in Park City

The NFL season is upon us! If you're anything like me and familial emotions are conferred almost entirely through the lens of how a group of millionaire strangers wearing a particular set...

Get Your Spooky On At These 8 Salt Lake City Bars

Ignore all the gaudy Christmas decor infesting retail shops and grocery stores, October still belongs to Halloween! You know it, I know it, and our local bartenders know it too. Get into...

Best Sports Bars in Salt Lake

This one goes out to anyone who has said, “Hey let’s go watch the game at a bar” but, like, which one? Sure, most bars have TVs but that doesn’t make any...

Bar Nohm Rises From the Ashes

When Nohm shuttered its doors a few years back due to covid-related stressors, the whole city gave a collective “le sigh.” Chef David Chon, mastermind at Nohm, would go on to moonlight...

What the Firk? RoHa Brewing Flexes Skill and Creativity with Firkin Casks

Typically, a room-temperature beer that’s gone flat is the sign of a fallen soldier. It’s a tragic, careless act of waste that invokes nauseating memories cleaning up the morning after a rager....

Where to find Tiki Cocktails in Salt Lake City

The resurgence of the tiki trend has hit Utah like a tsunami, leaving no shortage of places to catch a wave of island flavor. Here's where to find tiki cocktails in Salt Lake...

Park City Brewing: A Revival Through Reinvention

Great beer and good food have Park City Brewing on the map as a local watering hole with a new team at the helm.

ACME Bar is an Escapist’s Paradise

When Sam Miller and Mikey Edwards came to Salt Lake a few years back, they had a vision for a new kind of nightlife experience. Using their combined experience working in tiki...

Salt Lake’s Newest Rooftop Bar is Van Ryder 

Salt Lake has been steadily growing into a formidable metropolis, but I always felt there was still one thing missing—a solid rooftop bar. I’m not talking about a two-story patio or a...