Dining

Take a sweet little taste of Dixie

Amy Nicholson Monday, November 25, 2013 When Tony Davis was younger, he cooked for the Army and worked in the restaurant industry, but his wife, Esther Davis, knew his true dream was to own his own restaurant. When the Dixie Grill, which... more

Golden Ginger Bistro brings diners Asian fusion cuisine

Amy Nicholson Monday, November 18, 2013 Jenny Yue has owned at least 10 Asian fusion restaurants over the years, choosing to sell the eateries once they are up and running. Her most recent business venture is the opening of the Golden... more

Hello, Hearth on 25th; farewell Jasoh!

Amy Nicholson Monday, November 11, 2013 Commemorating 10 years in business, one of Ogden’s finest eating establishments unveiled a new look and a new name this week. Now known as “Hearth on 25th,” the restaurant that has gone by “Jasoh!... more

Bountiful’s the spot for Authentic Indian

Amy Nicholson Monday, November 4, 2013 Emmanuel Shanthakumar has worked in the restaurant industry for over 20 years.“I always wanted to open my own place,” he said. In 1998, his father, Daniel Shanthakumar, helped him make that dream... more

Tony's Italian eatery a crowd-pleaser for 50 years

Amy Nicholson Monday, October 28, 2013 In 1963, Tony Toscan decided to open his own restaurant in a tiny location in Ogden, using recipes brought straight from Italy by his parents. Earlier this month, Toscan, now 79 years old, celebrated... more

Specialty breadsticks, soups, salads, more offered at Bun Basket 'n Bakery

Amy Nicholson Monday, October 21, 2013 Connie and Gregg Howell, husband and wife co-owners of the Bun Basket ’N Bakeries in Fruit Heights and Bountiful, started their business more than 20 years ago. The idea sprang from the couple’s love... more

Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar opens at Station Park

Amy Nicholson Tuesday, October 15, 2013 The popular Farmington shopping venue Station Park welcomed a new eatery last month. Twigs Bistro and Martini Bar is the 10th location opened by owners Trevor Blackwell, wife Jayne and father Jeff... more

Food, fun, fundraising to benefit Red Cross

Amy Nicholson Monday, October 7, 2013 The autumn leaves are vibrant, making it the perfect time of year to take a scenic drive to Snowbasin ski resort and support a good cause. For the fourth year, the American Red Cross has teamed up... more

Juvy's: Filipino cuisine from cherished family recipes

Amy Nicholson Monday, September 30, 2013  Juvy Gray has always wanted to own her own business, and she loves to cook. A native of the Philippines, Gray said people frequently asked her if she knew where they could find a good Filipino... more

Ogden's Greek Food Festival prepares for souvlaki-loving hordes

Amy Nicholson Monday, September 23, 2013 Every September, thousands of Top of Utah residents flock to the Greek Community Center in Ogden to sample authentic, homemade cuisine.Volunteers have been whipping up sauces, breads and pastries... more