Melty Way: grilled cheese gourmet

April 4, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes American Fork is no mecca of fine foods. Until recently, the Northern-most end of Utah county had little more than an Applebees and a Chilis to choose from. But it seems the growth of gourmet start-ups in Provo has spread North.   Though I’ve never considered myself much a of a grilled-cheese fan, Melty Way […]

Caputo’s conversion to food

March 29, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes On 314 West 300 South in downtown Salt Lake City, food enthusiasts gather to partake of an international food experience. In search of an exploratory dining experience, food lovers from all backgrounds have made Tony Caputo’s Market and Deli a well-known hot spot for specialty foods. Through expansion of their locations and products, Caputo’s is […]

Microwave-free 10-minute lunch

March 20, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes This is the perfect easy snack to help you pretend like the semester is over and you’re lounging in the warmth of the sun, buying fresh produce from a farmer’s market. It’s simple and quick to make, and it comes free from the shame of microwaving something frozen.   Supplies Any kind of pan Any […]

Tacos with a twist

March 5, 2014

Reading Time: 3 minutes When the weekend rolls around, it’s difficult to find a flavorful late night meal besides the normal chain restaurants. Pico Norte has crafted their taco truck to be the new midnight bite. Launched on Valentine’s Day, the truck is quickly becoming a popular sensation in Provo. Three BYU graduates, Anthony Felt, Rick Gooch and Michael […]

The quest for the best Indian cuisine

February 7, 2014

Reading Time: 6 minutes With empty stomachs and a hankering for curry, four intrepid foodies embarked on a search to find the best Indian food in Provo. They trekked into the heart of downtown and found their way to Bombay House—whose reputation had long been known to locals—and India Palace—their scrappy competitor. They took their place in the midst […]

The Wild Zucchini Grill

January 29, 2014

Reading Time: 6 minutes When I pulled up to The Wild Zucchini Grill last Wednesday afternoon I was expecting a struggling startup. Only having been open a few months, I imagined that the little corner restaurant would still be trying to get its legs under it. That’s not at all what I found. I was surprised as soon as […]

El Mexiquense Grill

January 14, 2014

Reading Time: 4 minutes Located on across the street from Olive Garden on west State Street in American Fork, El Mexiquense’s glass façade is plain and unintimidating, adorned with only it’s name and a neon “open” sign. Inside there are two counters (the first for placing your order, the second for picking it up), a flock of small square […]

The Banana Leaf

January 6, 2014

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Banana Leaf restaurant is another great dining experience in Provo. Yet, unlike all the rest, it adds a sense of unmatched aromatic authenticity to the local restaurant scene. Each dish is colorful, reasonably priced, and comes from traditional Singaporean and Sri Lankan cuisine. As the first restaurant in Utah of the Selvaratnam family’s native […]

Rita’s: ice, custard, happiness

October 4, 2013

Reading Time: 3 minutes If you like Italian ice or custard then Rita’s is the place for you. They combine the goodness of both delicious treats in one cup. Talk about tasty. Rita’s is a dessert place that has nothing but Italian ice and custard. They have a variety of flavors of each and the customers have a chance […]

By Laura Fox

Decadence Cafe Review

October 3, 2013

Reading Time: 3 minutes Decadence Cafe is a lovely bistro that has been around for about 2 years, just off 1600 North and State Street in Orem. It looks like your average coffee shop but with a catch-they don’t brew coffee they brew cocoa beans to make espresso and brewed hot chocolate. With this concept they were able to […]