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    • Hawaii Five-Mo'

      Experience a taste of the tropics—and a full belly—at Mo' Bettahs.
        It's no surprise that a place like Mo' Bettahs caught on in Utah.
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    • H Marks the Spot

      Hires Big H remains Utah burger royalty.
        There’s a pretty good chance that one of the first burgers I ever tried—not made by my mom, that is—came from Hires Big H
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    • From Russia With Love

      The Galley Grill is kicking kvass and taking names.
        The cuisine of Eastern Europe is designed to sustain life through the same winter that defeated Napoleon and Hitler.
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    • This Is the [Other] Place

      Three decades into its stint, 300 South eatery is a local institution.
        During a visit to Cabin Fever in Trolley Square, I came across a kitschy coffee table book called "Dads Are the Original Hipsters" by Brad Getty.
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    • Tap That

      East Liberty Tap House is the gastropub 9th & 9th deserves.
        Given the fact that 9th & 9th is one of Salt Lake's trendiest neighborhoods, it's surprising that a place like East Liberty Tap House didn't open decades ago.
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    • Broth City

      Pho 33 serves exactly what it says—and that's a good thing.
        Ever since I tried the Peruvian, tripe-centric soup called patasca for one of my first food articles, I had a feeling that the rubbery stomach lining might pop up on my radar a few more times.
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    • Spanish Fly

      Holladay's Café Madrid makes tapas sexy again.
        Whenever I see a place that claims to have great tapas, I get a little suspicious.
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    • The Dude Cakes Abide

      Vertical Diner continues its plant-based comfort-food legacy.
        Despite my carnivorous tendencies, Utah's vegan restaurants and I are simpatico.
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    • Halal in the Family

      After 20 years in business, Curry in a Hurry is a Salt Lake institution.
        When you make it your business to get the skinny on Salt Lake's food scene, it's not long before you pay a visit to Curry in a Hurry.
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    • Get These Cookies!

      Round out your summer with some of Utah's best biscuits.
        American snack culture is having a cookie renaissance, and I know I'm not the only one who's embracing it.
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    • Tamales, Tortas and Tires

      Victor’s Tires & Restaurant offers vehicle service with a side of hearty Mexican food.
        Before my maiden voyage to Victor's Tires & Restaurant, I knew about the place by reputation—the Mexican restaurant adjoining a tire shop is highly praised throughout the City Weekly bullpen, earning a 2017 Best of Utah award.
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    • Hands-on Environment

      Fingers are favored over forks at Mahider Ethiopian Restaurant.
        If I had the ability to do so, I'd make sure that every meal I ever ate came with a tall stack of flat carbs like naan, lavash or tortillas.
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    • Big Kitsch on the Prairie

      Get stuffed at Ogden's Prairie Schooner.
        If there were a Venn diagram that included the categories "in Ogden," "craving a steak" and "possessed of a crippling need to eat inside a covered wagon," then The Prairie Schooner would land smack-dab in the middle of it.
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    • Rockin' Robin

      In a sea of delis, Robin's Nest sings its own sandwich song.
        When taking stock of any American city's food scene, you'd be hard-pressed to find a food genre as ubiquitous as the sandwich.
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    • Of Humans and Hummus

      Laziz owners Moudi Sbeity and Derek Kitchen on food, love and community.
        Community has always been Utah Pride's focal point, and good food has always played a crucial role in any community.
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    • Pie High

      Find "conscious entrepreneurism" and a pot-pie-filled menu at The Dispensary.
        Most successful restaurants spend years trying to perfect the marriage of atmosphere and menu.
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    • That's Amore!

      Experiencing Italian Village with Mom.
        Since Mother's Day is this week, I decided to invite my mom to visit Italian Village with me for this article.
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    • Big Flavors in Little China

      State Street's Little World packs a flavorful punch.
        When considering the sheer breadth of Chinese cuisine, it's easy to feel a little short-changed at most takeout joints.
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    • Fried and True

      With a huge menu and a '50s vibe, Murray's Woody's Drive-In stands strong.
        When Woody's Drive-In opened in 1989, it entered a market that didn't seem to have room for another throwback carhop burger joint.
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    • Textures and Traditions

      Karim Bakery does Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dessert right.
        No matter what country you're in, bakeries are sugar-glazed windows into the soul of a culture.
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    • Renaissance Fare

      The Five Alls takes diners back in time—in a good way.
        Bells and whistles aside, the point of going to The Five Alls is to feast.
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    • Ready for Its Close-Up

      Yoko Ramen elevates quick-cooking noodles to cinematic heights.
        Although I barely got to know the Blue Poblano restaurant while it occupied the location that is now home to Yoko Ramen, I'm glad that another team of culinary renegades has kept this classic space alive.
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    • Rock the Goat!

      Tacos at Rose Park's El Cabrito are in a field all their own.
        Despite goat being the most consumed red meat in the world, it has yet to catch on widely stateside.
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    • Holey Doughnut Empire

      Behold the lords and ladies of Utah's doughnut scene.
        Quick confession: Doughnuts never ranked very high on my list of baked goods.
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