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How Utah Restaurants Are Faring During COVID-19

A tourist wears a protective mask at Biffi Restaurant in Galleria Vittorio, Milan, amid coronavirus fears. (Photo by Valeria Ferraro | Courtesy Getty Images)

By Gabrielle Klinge, Arts Writer

May 19, 2020

  April showers brought not only May flowers in Salt Lake City but the reopening of many restaurants as well. Local businesses have gained hope as the cases of COVID-19 reportedly plateaued in Utah. According to the official website of the state of Utah, “Gov. Gary R. Herbert issued an Executive Order that formally places the state of Utah under ‘moderate risk...

Dine or Dash: Munchies

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

February 29, 2020

  It seems to always be late at night when we tend to get those insatiable cravings for something sweet and all of the restaurants are closed. All hope seems lost. However, if you drive down Highland Drive and pay close attention, in between a gas station and a pub, you’ll find Munchies. The...

Dine or Dash: Turmeric Indian Cuisine

The food at Tumeric

By Cade Anderson, Arts Writer

February 17, 2020

  Tucked inside the quaint Regent Street, right in between City Creek Mall and the Gallivan Center, is a local cafe thousands of tourists and residents alike have walked past, but few would recognize by name. When we arrived for dinner one weekday evening, curious and famished, my partner and I ...

Dine or Dash: House of Tibet

Dinner at House of Tibet featuring Spicy Potatoes (Photo by Kate Button I Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

February 11, 2020

  Off the stretches of State Street lies House of Tibet. This quaint restaurant is easy to miss as it easily blends into its surroundings. Yet, upon crossing its threshold, the aromas of comforting foods and welcoming spices invite you to take a seat and settle in for a night filled with deli...

Dine or Dash: Saola

The lychee cosmo and lemongrass mojito at Saola, which serves Asian cuisine in Cottonwood Heights (Photo by Kate Button | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Kate Button, Arts Writer, Copy Editor

January 28, 2020

  Stepping into Saola, a recently opened new Asian restaurant in Cottonwood Heights,  I was immediately transported to a new world. Filled with gold accents, marble tabletops, pink neon lights and the aromas of delicious food cooking, I knew my time at Saola would be well spent.    The...

Dine or Dash: Tres Hombres Mexican Grill & Cantina

Every Tuesday is Taco Tuesday at Tres Hombres Mexican Grill & Cantina (Courtesy Tres Hombres)

By Palak Jayswal, Arts Editor

January 18, 2020

  On one of the corners of the ever-stretching Highland Drive, there are three friends in cowboy hats who are the subject of a restaurant's sign — alerting passersby and hungry patrons of its presence. Inside Tres Hombres Mexican Grill & Cantina, the fun only continues. Some may find t...

Dine or Dash: Proper Burger

(Courtesy Proper Burger)

By Weston Wood, Arts Writer

January 16, 2020

  Utah is famous for its many local breweries. Utah’s famous craft beer is an art that started as a local-deemed necessity. Utah breweries originally were created by local people trying to maneuver around Utah’s incredibly strict liquor laws. The laws have changed over the years, and the breweries have bee...

Gulley’s Favorite Restaurants of 2019

(Cartoon by Izzy Schlegel | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Arielle Gulley, Arts Writer

December 24, 2019

It is that time of year once again when we reflect on all of the great happenings this past year has brought us. If you’re like me, one of the biggest aspects to reflect on from the past 12 months was the great restaurants we frequented and all of the delicious food we ate. I’ve always been some...

Dine or Dash: Pretty Bird

Pretty Bird restaurant in downtown Salt Lake City on Nov. 25, 2019 (Photo by Camille Rousculp | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Christopher Payne, Assistant Arts Editor

December 9, 2019

  A white counter divides the small restaurant into the kitchen and the dining area — each roughly the same size. 20 seats ring the room while twice as many customers filter through over the course of the next half hour. Funky jazz fills the air as we order and Billie Eilish plays as we ...

Dine or Dash: Sawadee

Sawadee Thai Restaurant in Salt Lake City, Utah. (Photo by Cassandra Palor | Daily Utah Chronicle)

By Ray Gill, Arts Writer

December 4, 2019

Just a few blocks away from the University of Utah is a bustling rustic building fit with a modern take on Thai food. It’s hard to miss the large windows that show off its warm and welcoming atmosphere. The line out the door at Sawadee Thai Restaurant is a clear indication that it's a popular spot...

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