Above is a bar on the slopes in Park City..

There is a regional burger chain called Apollo burgers. In Utah that means pastrami topped burgers and they have fry sauce here called Apollo sauce.


The Local Alternative Weekly for SLC is the

Salt Lake City Weekly, carried on the AVE NEWS site.

JRC events hosts some Psychobilly and Metal Events.


Bar-X -Prohibition-era style cocktail bar owned by Modern Familys Phil Dunphy: 155 E 200 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 (801) 355-2287


Moochies Meatballs – at Circle Pottery and Gifts, 232 East 800 South, Salt Lake City, Utah

(801) 596-1350 -Best philly cheesesteak in Salt Lake City in a place that started as a pottery store.

Crown Burgers-377 East 200 South, Salt Lake City, UT (801) 532-1155 and other locations. Known for the Crown burger, a pastrami topped cheeseburger, the signature burger at Crown Burger with “fry sauce” which is a special sauce available all over town.

Bruges Waffles and Frites -336 West Broadway  Salt Lake City, UT 84101 (801) 363-4444 home of the machine gun sandwich.  Merguez sausage sammy with fries and sauce on french bread.  and of course waffels and fries and ice cream

Ruths Diner-4160 Emigration Canyon Rd, Salt Lake City, UT 84108

Dance Clubs
Area 51-348 W. 500 South; (801) 534-0819
Axis -500 W. 100 South; (801) 519-2947

Bricks -579 W. 200 South; 328-2055-Dance club with occasional live Bands.

Live Music

Diabolical Records -Record store with Concert Venue- 238 S Edison St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111 (801) 792-9204

In the Venue– 219 S 600 W, Salt Lake City, UT 84101,  (801) 359-3219

Burt’s Tiki Lounge – 726 S State St-Salt Lake City, UT  (801) 521-0572
Dead Goat Saloon-165 S. West Temple; 328-GOAT
Kilby Court-741 S. Kilby Court (330 West); 320-9887

Metro Music Hall-615 W 100 S, Salt Lake City, Utah 84101

Jackalope Lounge-372 S State St, Salt Lake City, UT 84111  (801) 359-8054 Til 2am

Urban Lounge – 241 S 500 E, Salt Lake City, UT 84102 (801) 746-0557-despite the hip hop name, all the cool garage punk bands play here.
Zephyr Club-301 S. West Temple; 355-CLUB

You can also view the

Mountain Times on the AVE News Site which has listings for other Utah cities.

Record Stores-

Modified Alternative Music,247 East 900 South, Salt Lake City, Utah-Hours: M-F 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.; Sat. 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tel.- 801-355-1770

Beaver, UT


Beaver Taco-1451 S Main St
Beaver, UT 84713
Phone number (435) 438-0912
Legit with the pickled carrots and a sauce bar.
Theres also a ranch style place in a motel that has pot roast, cinnamon rolls and Huckleberry Pie
Timberline Inn -1542 S 450th W
Beaver, UT 84713
(435) 261-2068

Arshels Cafe – 711 N Main St, Beaver, UT 84713 most days · 7AM–9PM
(435) 438-2977 Over 60 years.

Mels Drive Inn – 155 S Main St, Beaver, UT 84713 most days· 11AM–8PM
(435) 438-5600-NOT the California diner chain,an old roadside joint.

Boulder, UT

Area to drive over the “Hogsback Highway” aka US 12 which travels on a narrow spine across Mesas.  Heading towards Torrey, the road eventually reaches 9200 feet above sea level.



Burr Trail Grill -10 N State Hwy 12, Boulder, UT 84716 (435) 335-7511-Great pie

Hell’s Backbone Grill & Farm ,Located in Boulder Mountain Lodge,20 N Hwy 12
Boulder, UT 84716 (435) 335-7464 not cheap but has grass fed meatloaf



Brigham City, UT


Idle Isle Cafe, Brigham City, UT-Cafe open for 95 years. 24 S. Main, Brigham City; 435-734-2468

Duchesne, UT


Eats-Cowan’s Cafe-57 E Main St, Duchesne, UT 84021 (435) 738-5609-old steakhouse, homemade rolls.

Escalante, UT 
Drive in
2020 West Highway 12 | Post Office Box 290 | Escalante, UT 84726 | United States
ph: 435-826-4440
Digital drive in and airstream RV park.  YOu can rent a room in an airstream too.
Heber City, UT
Dairy Keen – mom-&-pop joint with a miniature train serving burgers, fries & shakes, Great Onion rings -199 S Main St, Heber City, UT 84032
Most days. · 10AM–10:30PM
Menu: dairykeen.com
Phone: (435) 654-5336
Huntsville, UT

They have been featured many times in magazines and travel shows, and they are a favorite destination biker groups enjoying the views around Huntsville, Pineview Reservoir and Eden. It’s well worth the visit.

Shooting Star Saloon-7350 E 200 S, Huntsville, UT m-s 12 pm-9 pm/Sun 2 pm-8 pm $3 beers and $5 Star burgers. They have burgers topped with Bratwurst as of 2019.  Supposed the oldest continuously operating bar west of the Mississippi.

Kamas, UT
Hi-Mountain – 40 N Main St, Kamas, UT 84036 old fashioned soda fountain and burger joint 8AM–9PM  (435) 783-4466
Logan, UT
Bluebird Restaurant ?-Revamped 1920s candy shop with Address: 19 N Main St, Logan, UT 84321  (435) 752-3155
Moab, UT
Area with lots of red rock formations.
Milt’s Stop & Eat – 356 E Mill Creek Dr, Moab, UT 84532 Most days 11AM–8PM,Monday Closed (435) 259-7424-Grass fed burgers, fries, shakes
Ogden, UT

Sand Trap Club-2851 Washington Blvd, Ogden, UT 84401   Closes 1AM  (801) 394-4446


Jake’s Over The Top -1225 Country Hills Dr, Ogden, UT 84403 (801) 399-0676-Burger and ice cream joint.

Provo, UT

Live Music
Not much action in this town but at the concert area of

Muse Music, on the campus of  Provo University, which has a suprising number of shows at this all ages, booze free place.


Roy, UT


Burger Bar-5291 S 1900th W, Roy, UT 84067 (801) 825-8961-open 60 years.  Home of the “big ben”


Salina, UT


Mom’s Cafe -10 E Main St, Salina, UT 84654 (435) 529-3921-old diner great sign


Snowville, UT


Mollie’s Cafe ?-15 E Main, Snowville, UT 84336 Most days · 6AM–10PM : (435) 872-8295-great old timey diner burger joint

St George, UT


Larsen’s Frostop Old Fashioned Drive in- Ice Cream , Burgers, Root Beer-858 E Saint George Blvd St. George, UT 84770 (435) 673-2216

Angelica’s -101 E St George Blvd
St George, UT 84770
(435) 628-4399-Legit Mexican food though the joint looks a little chainy.

Nielsons Frozen Custard-Theres a branch of this chain that sells custard only and is great.

Torrey, UT


Broken Spur Inn & Steakhouse -955 E Sr 24, Torrey, UT 84775 (866) 338-2091-Steakhouse in a hotel that looks cheap but it is not.  The food is a good deal and good too.

Slacker’s Burger Joint-165 E Main St, Torrey, UT 84773 (435) 425-3710


Wood Cross, UT


Kitty Pappas Steak House ?- 2300 S Main St, Woods Cross, UT 84010
Most days 11AM–10PM : (801) 295-9981 Retro steak house, great sign.