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Season’s eatings: Farmers Market Ogden springs up again Saturday

OGDEN — Memorial Day weekend is often seen as the gateway from spring to summer with Labor Day weekend providing the other portal that signals the onset of fall. So it’s fitting that the 16-week Farmers Market Ogden begins Saturday and ends Sept. 10. The family-oriented event, held from ...

Hug-Hes Cafe is known for its memorable name and salad

A pasta salad might have saved Hug-Hes Cafe, according to owner Blake Hawkins. Six months after opening back in 1988, Hawkins' South Ogden restaurant was struggling. Having left his job managing the popular Market Street Broiler in Salt Lake City, he was now wondering, “Why did I do ...

Scrambled! switches up breakfast in Layton

Scrambled! is an update of your old-school diner. It’s got old-fashioned breakfast favorites like pancakes, french toast, waffles, biscuits and gravy, and Utah scones — but also more trendy items like avocado toast and an egg-white veggie omelet. And there are specialty coffee drinks such ...

UTOG drops new ‘Love Punch’ beer just in time for Pride

UTOG Brewing says "cheers to love" with its new beer, Love Punch, released April 14 just ahead of Pride celebrations this summer. Five percent of all sales of the tropical hefeweizen go directly to support Project Rainbow, a Utah nonprofit that promotes LGBTQ+ visibility through its ...

Intermountain research further questions benefits of alcohol consumption

Drinking alcohol provides no additional health benefit for people already taking cholesterol reducing medicines called statins, an Intermountain Healthcare study found. Some observational studies had previously pointed to red wine being beneficial at reducing the risk of coronary heart ...

Tony’s Pizza going strong after 59 years

When Tony Toscan opened Tony’s Pizza on Oct. 5, 1963, he didn’t have much cooking experience. But he did have his Italian mother’s spaghetti sauce. Anna Toscano would make a gallon of it every day, and he would pick it up from her on his way to the restaurant, said Toscan’s daughter, ...

North Ogden Crumbl opens as cookie maker quickly expands across US

NORTH OGDEN — The steady march of Utah-based Crumbl Cookies across the state and beyond continues. Franchisee Blake Parrish, who opened the Riverdale location in June 2019, opened a second Crumbl location in Weber County on Friday, this one on North Ogden. "We know we have a lot of loyal ...

Ogden’s Own updates Five Husbands label, meant as nod to LGBTQ community

OGDEN — Ogden's Own has updated the lineup appearing on the label of its annual Five Husbands Vodka offering, meant as a nod to the LGBTQ community. The five individuals "were carefully selected by the Ogden’s Own team for their dedication to advancing LGBTQ+ equality and visibility," ...

Dirty Bird Fried Chxx soaring in Ogden

A lot of “bird” restaurants are flying around Utah lately. Pretty Bird. Sticky Bird. Lovebirds. The Bird. A recent “Bird” to land in Ogden is Dirty Bird Fried Chxx. Fried chicken is hot these days, and spicy Nashville hot chicken is even hotter, in every sense of the word. This ...

Art Scene Selections: March 17-24

Birdhouse Competition and Exhibit Have you strolled through and admired the enchanting hand-built birdhouses at Ogden Nature Center in past years? It’s that time of year again, and you can have a chance at having your birdhouse displayed in the exhibit; only a limited number are selected ...