Holiday Wine Pairings

“Rich, full-bodied whites like Chardonnay, Viognier, Gewürztraminer and Rhône White Blends pair delightfully with many of the dishes found on the Thanksgiving table. For example, pumpkin soup or butternut squash with brown butter and sage is a delicious match for a richly textured Chardonnay. The warmer spices of autumn, like nutmeg, cinnamon and clove, are complementary to this style of…

Hungry & Full

The Utah Food Bank says that "417,000 Utahns, which equates to one in seven Utahns, are at risk of missing a meal today. Even more alarming is that one in five Utah kids are unsure where their next meal is coming from." In this month of eating, and an appropriately themed food issue, food--and the lack thereof--is on my mind.

Honey Bee Produce Company Grand Opening

Neighbors hungry and curious came out to see what the buzz is all about! In September, Honey Bee opened their doors in style, with 
entertainment by a produce ninja, beautiful displays and delicious offerings of some of their local products.

BroBand Concert to Benefit Tyler Robinson Foundation

Local brothers Kellen and Blake Hullinger (aka BroBand), hosted Rockin' Kids Concert to benefit Tyler Robinson Foundation that supports families with pediatric cancer. Several local sponsors were involved in the event, including Summit Academy schools, with students 
performing as singers, guitarist, and artists in BroBand's #KidsPlayItForward campaign.

Chargers Make Lunches

Local Bantam A Chargers of the Ute Conference participated in a service project preparing and delivering sack lunches for kids at The Road Home. Head Coach Sean Hagen states, "These types of experiences can be valuable for their personal growth as well as team bonding."

November 2017 Around Town

Santa will be making his annual visit to the Sorensen Home Museum on Saturday, November 25 and Saturday, December 2 from 12-3 p.m. The Museum is located at 12595 South 900 East, just north of the Historic Park. Professional photography will be available for purchase, with options for a 5x7 photo or jpeg sent directly to your computer for $10,…

Good Eats in Park City

Last December the Riverhorse Hospitality Group, well known for their flagship restaurant Riverhorse on Main, opened their newest project called Riverhorse Provisions Market and Café. It’s a must visit this upcoming ski season, located in the old Imperial Hotel building at 221 Main Street in downtown Park City. The easily recognizable blue and stone building at the top of Main…

Aqua-Yield

Aqua-Yield, complete with over 100 patent properties, and co-founded in 2014, is changing agriculture with its nanotechnology fertilizer system. From grasses to nuts to citrus, yields are higher quality and harvest cycles are increased because of the process invented and developed by the Aqua-Yield founders and team. What began as tests on Utah’s own BioGrass Sod Farms, now has incredibly…

Hive Mind

Most Draper residents have noticed the presence of Honey Bee Produce Company, a new grocery store located at 1212 Draper Parkway. Honey Bee prides itself on being different from a typical grocery chain. About 70% of their products are natural, local, organic, specialty, or ethnic foods. Though the store carries traditional prepackaged products, they are far from the store’s focus.…

Inky Caps for Dinner, Anyone?

On a warm September afternoon, George Simmons is out and about, holding a steak knife in one hand and bracing a blue cane in the other. He eyes his neighbor’s lush lawn, not in admiration, but in pursuit of fungi. He’s on the hunt for inky caps. Right now, conditions aren’t ideal for finding this common Utah mushroom—or any for…

Eat This Now

As we transition from autumn to winter—and germs begin to multiply—you may wonder how to protect your body from unwanted illness. Healthy foods are one of the best ways we can protect ourselves from the inside out. “Super Food” lists can vary, but you will find these foods in the research time and time again.

Feeding the Soul

Shopping assistance is a service some specialty retail stores offer their clientele. It’s also a service offered to clients of the Jesus Feeds Food Pantry operating out of The Adventure Church in Draper. That’s what sets this extension of the Utah Food Bank apart from most, that effort to go the extra mile and make it a personalized experience. “The…