Localized: Cassette Drift

Localized: Cassette Drift
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The resemblances between Cassette Drift and bands such as Depeche Mode and New Order are obvious, but to call the band an ‘80s throwback would be reductive. … read more

Rio Connelly’s Inaugural Cider Release at Scion Cider Bar

Rio Connelly’s Inaugural Cider Release at Scion Cider Bar
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Rio Connelly has brought experience and excitement to his newest local cider series as Head Cider Maker at award-winning Scion Cider Bar.  … read more

VENETO: Scenes From an Italian Restaurant

VENETO: Scenes From an Italian Restaurant
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Amy and Marco Stevanoni are proud of their dedication to the history, culture and tradition of Veneto, Italy, at VENETO Ristorante Italiano. … read more

Joywave @ The Complex 3.10 w/ Almost Monday

Joywave @ The Complex 3.10 w/ Almost Monday
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Joywave’s bevy of up-tempo, fun and catchy tunes kept the Thursday show going, giving the weekday crowd a show worth wading through Salt Lake’s dreary evening. … read more

Just Parking and Doing What We Love: Ogden’s Food Truck Rally

Just Parking and Doing What We Love: Ogden’s Food Truck...
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By operating the Ogden Food Truck Rally independently, Steve Ballard is able to make sure that all of the trucks are local. … read more

Localized: Absent

Localized: Absent
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The goal with Absent is changing the mold. Because each member has different musical tastes, the band comes together and thrives off of the variety. … read more

Localized: Zac Ivie

Localized: Zac Ivie
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Born and raised right here in Salt Lake City, Utah, Zac Ivie is just starting to reach his potential. He’s released a steady flow of music in the three years he’s been making it, and he’s also been on the Perceptionists Tour with Zion I, Mr. Lif and Akrobatic. … read more

Localized: Vinnie Cassius

Localized: Vinnie Cassius
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When speaking of fashionable Utah emcees, Vinnie Cassius (aka Pretty Misfit or Tsunami Slim) must be mentioned. According to him, his style is laid-back, simple, clean and vintage. He and other Utah artists have formed ties with and done modeling work for a fledgling local brand named Drux. … read more

Doughnut Worry: The Big O’s Serving Up Vegan Treats

Doughnut Worry: The Big O’s Serving Up Vegan Treats
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Three months ago, a brand-new, family-run hotspot popped up on Broadway called The Big O Doughnuts. If you haven’t already heard, they’re deep-frying a creative spin on a classic favorite. In a short amount of time, this completely plant-based, locally sourced shop is making a big name for itself among vegans and non-vegans alike for its uniquely delicious vegan doughnuts, and owner Jess Curzon is eager to see where this shop takes her. … read more

Eva’s Bakery: French Authenticity in the Heart of Salt Lake

Eva’s Bakery: French Authenticity in the Heart of Salt Lake
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Over the past few years, one of my favorite Downtown restaurants has been Eva. The small-plates restaurant serves a diverse selection of foods in portions manageable enough so that you can order half a dozen things and still not break the bank. Imagine my excitement when I, as SLUG Magazine’s Resident French Master TM, became aware that Eva Chef/Owner Charlie Perry had plans to open a French-style bakery just a few blocks away, Eva’s Bakery. … read more