Dining

Nate's offers a taste of the East Coast

Amy Nicholson Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Ernest Bakker had owned restaurants along the West Coast in Washington and California for 20 years.In 2011, he relocated to Ogden after selling all of his existing restaurants to be close to his... more

Teriyaki and udon on the menu at Ogden Buddhist Church Bazaar

Amy Nicholson Thursday, October 11, 2012 The congregation of the Ogden Buddhist Church will share some Japanese culture and cuisine with the community on Saturday, Oct. 13.The annual bazaar helps raise money to keep church operations going... more

Got a monster appetite for sushi?

Amy Nicholson Monday, October 8, 2012 Ling Wu, owner of Sushi Monster, said he has been working in the restaurant business since he was just a kid.Wu learned to be a sushi chef at his uncle's restaurant while growing up. Then, 10 years... more

Grille chef mixes artistry with taste

Amy Nicholson Monday, October 1, 2012 Hilton Garden Inn general manager Matt Seamons said he is excited to introduce The Garden Grille & Lounge, a brand-new concept, to Ogden.In an effort to "improve and refine dining options,"... more

Greek is the word (and the flavor)

Amy Nicholson Wednesday, September 26, 2012 The stereotype of Greeks being all about family, celebration, tradition and native foods is somewhat true, said Drew Wilson, one of the organizers of Ogden's annual Greek Food Festival, taking place... more

ParkStone Wood Kitchen features wood-fired steaks, pizza

Amy Nicholson Monday, September 17, 2012 Brad Nelson, general manager of ParkStone Wood Kitchen, said owner Allan Gantes, who lives in California, oversees about 80 different franchise properties. But this is the first establishment of his... more

Amazing Raise fundraiser offers a Taste of Ogden Valley

Amy Nicholson Thursday, September 6, 2012 The Community Foundation of Ogden Valley is hosting a “Taste of Ogden Valley” in conjunction with the Amazing Raise nonprofit fundraiser.“We have selected four restaurants to represent the best of... more

New Kneaders Bakery & Cafe opens in Ogden

Amy Nicholson Monday, September 3, 2012 When Aaron and Rachel Seitzinger were married in 2007, they hired Kneaders Bakery and Café, one of their favorite restaurants, to cater the event.At that time, the Seitzingers had no idea they would... more

New owners bring changes to Santa Monica Pizza & Pasta

Amy Nicholson Monday, August 27, 2012 When husband and wife Darby and Shelly DeBellis purchased Santa Monica Pizza & Pasta Ogden in June, their goal was to create a warm gathering spot and give back to the community.They knew before... more

Anniversary, reopening celebration planned for Hug-Hes Cafe

Amy Nicholson Monday, August 20, 2012 Hug-Hes is celebrating its 25th year in business and a grand reopening in its new location, across the street from its old location on Harrison Boulevard in Ogden.The celebration includes a ribbon-... more