A healthier menu offered at Big Z

Amy Nicholson Monday, March 18, 2013 Jeff Mogharrab opened Big Z in Ogden in November 2012. The property had housed a popular restaurant with a similar name for several years before it closed down and Mogharrab took ownership of the... more

Temari all about tradition

Amy Nicholson Monday, March 11, 2013 When Kay and Yoko Kato, husband and wife co-owners of Temari, came to Utah from Japan in 1984, they noticed there was not a good selection of Japanese restaurants in the area. Yoko Kato enjoyed... more

Keeping it personal at Sakura Sushi Bar

Amy Nicholson Monday, March 4, 2013 In the summer of 2011, newlyweds Asheng Chen and Ping Zhou opened Sakura Sushi Bar in South Ogden.Zhou said she and her husband met while working together at a local restaurant. Before that, Chen... more

Step back in time at Pop's

Amy Nicholson Monday, February 25, 2013 Jim and JoNell Powell, husband and wife co-owners of Pop’s Burgers, Malts & More in Ogden, say they are trying to do more than serve delicious food to hungry customers. They have created an... more

Ricardo’s serves up consistency

Amy Nicholson Monday, February 18, 2013 Richard and Miriam Velazquez, husband and wife co-owners of Ricardo’s Mexican Restaurant in Brigham City, celebrated 20 years in business last September.Richard Velazquez credits their long-lived... more

Doggone good at That Hot Dog Place

Amy Nicholson Monday, February 11, 2013 Joe Taylor of Ogden said his family’s love of hot dogs led him to open That Hot Dog Place in Roy in January of this year.He and his wife, Teresa, enjoyed hot dogs all around the world before she... more

Hawaiian-style food found at Mo’ Bettah’s

Amy Nicholson Monday, February 4, 2013 Brothers and co-owners of Mo’ Bettah’s Hawaiian Style, Kimo and Kalani Mack, have brought the “hang loose” feel of their home island to Utah with their Hawaiian meats and shave ice.Kimo Mack moved to... more

LongHorn Steakhouse making a positive impact on community

Amy Nicholson Monday, January 28, 2013 Angel Madera, managing partner of the newly opened LongHorn Steakhouse near the Newgate Mall, said he is happy to make Ogden his home after relocating from Massachusetts. “I love it so far,” he said... more

Building memories at Woody's Bar-B-Q

Amy Nicholson Monday, January 21, 2013 Some of Mike Pagano’s favorite childhood memories took place at a bar and grill owned by his father, Joe Pagano, in downtown Ogden. His father passed away when he was only 9 years old.For 25 years,... more

Chef D brings a piece of Philadelphia to North Ogden

Amy Nicholson Monday, January 14, 2013 Troy Detwiler, owner of Chef D’s Philly’s, said he earned the nickname “Chef D” because of his love of cooking.In 1995, he graduated from culinary school, but then his life took a different path as... more