Beehive Distilling

In 2013, an act of historic significance came to pass: the first gin distillery in Utah in more than a hundred years opened in Salt Lake. Beehive Distilling is the brainchild of three men: Chris Barlow, Erik Ostling, and Matt Aller. The three had previously been in careers requiring creative…

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Experience the Urban Side of Ski City

You may come to Salt Lake for the snow, but we promise you’ll want to stay for the city. Booking a trip to Ski City gives you endless options for off days and downtime, so check out these deals on lift tickets and lodging. If you push your quads to the max or are planning a non-skiing day with…

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Arlo Restaurant

Arlo Restaurant Brings Artistry to Salt Lake Dining

Newcomer Arlo is changing up the restaurant scene. Located in the charming Marmalade District—a short walk from downtown Salt Lake—Arlo operates simultaneously as a residential “local spot” and as a destination for special occasions. This unpretentious eatery manages to accomplish multitudes and…

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Nine Great Brunch Spots in Salt Lake

Looking for somewhere special to kick back and celebrate with family and friends? Or perhaps just take it down a notch and make the most of your weekend? We've got your back with a list of brunches with spectacular views, incredible menus, and ambiance to make any day a day to remember. And every…

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Salt Lake’s LGBTQ Bars

Salt Lake serves as a bastion of progressiveness, playfulness, and pride. In fact, the city's been listed by Advocate magazine as one of the Ten Queerest Cities in America! The city holds one of the biggest and best-attended Pride parades and festivals around, with Pride Week festivities attracting…

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Log Haven Restaurant

Nature is Delicious Here — Log Haven Restaurant

Log Haven Restaurant is synonymous with wildflowers, waterfalls and award-winning mountain dining. This historic log mansion is located on 40 pristine acres in the Wasatch National Forest, just 20 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City. Log Haven is an experience that reflects the natural beauty of…

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5 Stunning Patios for Every Dining Occasion

Nothing screams summertime as loudly as a relaxed afternoon or pleasant evening on a great patio. Open air, a mix of sun and shade, tasty food and cool drinks are a recipe that delivers every time. Many of Salt Lake's most welcoming neighborhoods each have their share of fantastic patios, including…

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Salt Lake’s Top Vegan Takeout

If Salt Lake City isn’t near the top of your list for amazing vegan food on the go, think again—or you'll be missing out! While often perceived as conservative, Salt Lake has fostered a robust counter-culture in Utah's capital, one that embraces movements like veganism and encourages their…

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Laziz Kitchen & Moudi Sbeity

Having immigrated to Salt Lake from Lebanon at age 18, Moudi Sbeity—co-owner of Laziz Kitchen, farmer’s market mainstay, muhammara master, and out-and-proud “hummus sexual”—is our most recent feature of Salt of the Earth: The People and Places of Salt Lake. Moudi went from making batches of hummus…

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Ski City’s Best Yelp-Reviewed Dining

The speed at which new restaurants and breweries are popping up in Salt Lake is enough to make your head spin and your mouth water. New favorites compete with Salt Lake classics to make the selection of dining options in Salt Lake City broader than ever. To help you find the best eats, we’ve…

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Salt Lake's Best Vegetarian and Vegan Dining

“Every vegan I've ever met who comes to Salt Lake is surprised by how many options there are, and are sometimes overwhelmed by having to choose,” says Trevor Hale, a Utah native who gave up meat 21 years ago. Back then, vegan and vegetarian restaurants in Salt Lake were few and far between but the…

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Top Ten Summertime Activities in Big Cottonwood Canyon

A quieter cousin of Little Cottonwood Canyon, Big Cottonwood Canyon is a rambling 16-mile-long canyon winding its way above Salt Lake City Valley. Home to two ski resorts, ample winter ski touring, and world-class summer recreation, Big Cottonwood boasts a little less fanfare and development than…

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Salt Lake's Finest Patio Dining & Drinking

It's true: Salt Lake's spring, summer, and fall nights are tough to top. And there's nothing like a delicious meal or cool beer enjoyed out in the fresh air. Fortunately, there are plenty of excellent bars and restaurants around to accommodate. Some are in the heart of the city, some are tucked…

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A Famous Bird Gets His Own Beer Label

Tracy Aviary, a nonprofit organization inspiring curiosity and caring for birds and nature through education and conservation, along with Toasted Barrel Brewery, a Utah owned brewery bringing Utah the great beers it deserves, crafted a new beer for the national “celebirdy,” Andy the Andean condor…

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How to Have a Good Time in Salt Lake

Most people would describe Salt Lake as "chill," "fun-loving," "outdoorsy," "adventurous," and "kind of a foodie." And yes, that sounds like the city has a Tinder profile, but truly, this town gets along with just about anyone and is always up for a good time. Whether you're a business traveler…

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Salt Lake's Best Summer Beers

With it being Salt Lake’s Official Craft Beer Month, and with summer right around the corner, we’re bringing back our list of favorite summer beers. Nothing beats a cold beer on a summer afternoon, and since Salt Lake’s craft beer scene is so strong, we have plenty of brews to choose from. Did you…

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The Spirits at Alta's Peruvian Bar

Alta Ski Area has its fair share of spirits. It was an old mining town in the late 1800s, filled with saloons, brothels, and murder. After the silver boom it became a ghost town, and in 1938, the ski resort was opened. The Peruvian Lodge just west of the resort has its spirits, too. The building…

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Tsunami: Lychee Saketini

Locally owned by two highly skilled professional sushi chefs, Tsunami has been near and dear to our hearts and stomachs since it opened its first location in 2002. As the largest specialty fish buyer in the mountain west region you'll find a selection of over three dozen rolls that rival any…

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Inside Beehive Distilling

Julia Child paired hers with red meat, Snoop Dogg likes his mixed with juice, and F. Scott Fitzgerald only drank his a la Rickey. Oh, praise be to gin and its myriad mixological ways. Gin is a spirit so refined that many a scholar and statesman will argue in candlelit hours over how to construct…

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