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Utah Booze Milestones: Riding the Road to .05

If Gary Herbert needed any more encouragement to sign HB155—which will lower Utah’s blood-alcohol level from 0.08 to 0.05 percent—the hospitality industry gave it to him with a near-empty Rotunda at their “Veto HB155” rally at the Capitol Friday. Despite a week of outraged chatter on social media about the proposal, less than 100 protestors…

Drinks from Dublin

A couple years ago, I had the great opportunity to work in Dublin, Ireland for a summer. I was able to experience the country’s scenic landscapes and traditional Irish music and dancing. Of course, I also got a firsthand taste of its world-famous libations. As you might imagine, Dubliners know how to have fun, or…

St. Patrick’s Day: What To Do

Modern St. Patrick’s Day is a celebration of Irish pride, culture, beer and pinching people that don’t follow the fashion rules. But the holiday actually began as a religious festival during the 9th century, commemorating the death of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. Since then, it has spread across the world and is as…

First Bite: Fireside on Regent

  • Mary Brown Malouf
  • Food
  • Mar 14, 2017

Pi, that mysterious irrational number was known to the ancients 4,000-some years ago. Well, “known” might be overstating it. Because who really knows pi? Let’s say the ancients were acquainted with it. Pi Day, as in March 14 (3.14), was first celebrated at the San Francisco Exploratorium in 1988. It was this guy’s idea. No…