When I learned of a new Italian restaurant in Murray called Celeste Ristorante—opened about two months ago—I wondered: Could it be? The name Celeste rang a loud bell and triggered some cherished food memories. And indeed, much to my elation, Celeste Ristorante is named for a chef I've been following on and off for more than two decades. His name is...

Sicilia Pizza Kitchen in downtown Salt Lake City has a long list of speciality pizzas. From the Chicken Napoli with chicken, ricotta cheese and veggies to the Buffalo with hot sauce, blue cheese and chicken, the pizzeria has a menu option to please just about any palate. And according to the company’s website, the restaurant is committed to utilizi...

The Salt Lake City Council has officially declared the second Monday in October-- the day Columbus Day falls on-- as Indigenous Peoples Day. Council members unanimously signed a resolution Tuesday night, to cheers and applause from a packed council chambers room. The resolution not only designates the day, it encourages residents, businesses and sc...

Celebrate Italian food, music and culture during Festa Italiana, a street festival at The Gateway in Salt Lake City. Hosted by the Italian-American Civic League and Alfa Romeo Salt Lake City, the festival runs from noon to 10 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 16, and noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. Admission is free, but bring your wallet to enjoy Italia...

Festa Italiana comes to Salt Lake City September 16th-17th, 2017. The big festival features Italian food, music, and art. Mari Livermore & Jon Purcell own Caffe Torino in Farmington, and are one of the vendors who will be featured at Festa Italiana at The Gateway. They stopped by Fresh Living to make some delicious Cartocci for the Fresh Living hos...

Oregano Italian Kitchen is a high-quality Italian restaurant featuring the culinary stylings of Chad Pritchard, a classically trained French chef with background in both Italian and Asian cuisine. Pritchard and his wife, Kimber, co-own the restaurant, and previously owned and ran Chef’s Table in Orem.  According to their website, their ultimate goa...

Three miles from the finish line at Snowbird Resort, Italian Bardiani-CSF rider Giulio Ciccone made his move, positioning himself ahead of the Tour of Utah’s top four overall leaders. The gap continued to grow as he hung onto his lead while climbing up the Snowbird Summit, resulting in him finishing first in Saturday’s Stage 6, also known as the Qu...

Perhaps one of the hippest restaurant openings of late, Pizza Nono (Italian for ninth), has taken up residence in Salt Lake City's 9th and 9th neighborhood and quickly found a home among residents. Pizza Nono's menu and concept are designed for speed and self-sufficiency — perfect for the bustling area filled with shoppers and diners. The focal poi...

I have been longing for some additional Italian food options in the south end of the Salt Lake valley, so when I got wind that Carmine’s Italian Cuisine opened just over a month ago, I was looking forward to trying it. They took up residence in the space that was formally a Mexican restaurant I used to frequent, so I was anxious to see how they tur...

Their structures are still standing more than 1,500 years after the last centurion snuffed it: now the Romans’ secret of durable marine concrete has finally been cracked. The Roman recipe – a mix of volcanic ash, lime (calcium oxide), seawater and lumps of volcanic rock – held together piers, breakwaters and harbours. Moreover, in contrast to moder...