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1048 E 2100 S #110, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA
Epic brewing opened the Annex pub last year in anticipation of the Sugar House boom. A roster of high-octane beers (the sour apple saison clocks in at 7.7 percent alcohol) and fortifying food (pastrami burgers, beer-can chicken) immediately turned...
1330 2100 S, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, USA
Once the site of Utah’s state prison, Sugar House Park is now a more wholesome place. In summer, the 110-acre tract holds free concerts and farmers’ markets; in winter, snow draws sledders and cross- country skiers from around the city. This...
2110 Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, USA
The Utah Brewers cooperative, a partnership between Wasatch Brewery and squatters craft beers, has an eye for where people drink. The latest proof: Wasatch Brew Pub, which serves playful beers (Polygamy Porter, anyone?) in a spot just off the new...
2212 S W Temple #14, Salt Lake City, UT 84115, USA
Thanks to loosened liquor laws, Utah’s distilling scene is flourishing—the Sugar House Distillery is the third small-batch distillery to open in the state in the last year. On an informal tour you can buy bottles of owner James Fowler’s vodka and,...
2165 S Highland Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84106, USA
Utahns are deep into DIY and have a soft spot for anything vintage. Unhinged, which recently moved into a bigger, brighter sugar house location, sells it all, from scruffy overalls to leather satchels made by salt lake–based QP collections. This...
7485 Virgelle Ferry Rd N, Loma, MT 59460, USA
Eight miles of gravel road away from an already lonely stretch of highway in Central Montana, the Virgelle Mercantile Bed and Breakfast offers quiet comfort. Well, mostly quiet. If you choose to sleep outside in the sheep wagon or one of the...