SB 314: Fun-Killer

SB 314: Fun-Killer
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During the last legislative session, Sen. Valentine introduced Senate Bill 314. This bill proposed several changes to Utah’s already convoluted liquor laws and was objected to by the Downtown Alliance, the Utah Hospitality Association and written without consulting the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control. Because legalese is not most people’s first language and some of the changes were very subtle, here’s a quick rundown of SB 314’s effects. … read more

Localized

Localized
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August’s Localized brings two hip hop aficionados to the Urban Lounge stage on Friday, Aug. 12. Dusk One, who co-founded local hip hop group MindState, plays alongside DJ Knucklz’ newest project, Zebrafish. Masters of Death opens the show. A mere five bucks gets you in. … read more

The Odd Beer Out

The Odd Beer Out
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Drinking delicious, locally made beer has become a no-brainer. With so much to choose from, even here behind the Zion Curtain, the consumer’s cup literally runneth over in a marketplace full of options. However, the standard styles—pilsner, stout, amber ale and hefeweizen to name a few—are no longer enough. Increasingly, brewers all over the world are pushing the envelope of what is considered normal for beer, and the results are as tasty as they are groundbreaking. … read more

The Night Shift

The Night Shift
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Making beer is a time-consuming process and some companies make so much of it, they have to be running at odd hours to meet demand—sometimes continuously. While most of Utah’s brewing companies aren’t boiling away 24/7, many do have a brewer or two who work a late night or early morning shift. SLUG wanted to see how these beer makers work so we sent three of our favorite photographers to capture the odd shifts at five Utah breweries. … read more

Icelandic Feast in the City of Salt @ Caputo’s Annual Chocolate Festival 11.13

Icelandic Feast in the City of Salt @ Caputo’s Annual...
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SLUG was lucky enough to attend a special dinner (the Icelandic Feast in the City of Salt) that was part of the eighth annual Caputo’s Chocolate Festival. … read more

Tradition: Comfort Close to Home

Tradition: Comfort Close to Home
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Tradition opened its doors in April of 2017 with hopes to share personal-experience-inspired versions of comfort food within the SLC dining scene. … read more

The Spirits Frontier: Clear Water Distilling Co.

The Spirits Frontier: Clear Water Distilling Co.
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Clear Water Distilling will be Utah County’s first distillery since before Prohibition, possibly the first ever to hold a federal license. … read more

Where the Hearth is: Hell’s Backbone Grill & Farm

Where the Hearth is: Hell’s Backbone Grill & Farm
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Now in its 20th year, Hell’s Backbone Grill embraces the rural setting and its surrounding wilderness, and tries to get us all to slow down a little. … read more

Cerveza Zólupez Beer Company

Cerveza Zólupez Beer Company
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Javier Chávez Jr. is a Wasatch Front native who opened Utah’s smallest brewery in 2018, and he offers his unique approach at Cerveza Zólupez Beer Company in Ogden. … read more

Bonneville Brewing + Bowling = A Perfect 300 at Pins & Ales

Bonneville Brewing + Bowling = A Perfect 300 at Pins...
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All Star Bowling and Bonneville Brewery are seeking to change this situation with a new concept called Pins & Ales, a more adult-oriented bowling experience. … read more