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As the summer of high gas prices creeps ever closer, many Utahns are feeling that a summer vacation is out of the question. But just one long day's drive away is Los Angeles, a city full of variety, fun and fro...
For Rosie and Stephen Boren of Midvale, skiing and snowboarding is not a pastime. It's a fact of life.
When you love skiing and snowboarding, you want your children to love it, too.

If you would like a fabulous apres-ski experience, whether you've just hit the slopes or not, here are five of the area's newest ski-area restaurants:

Park City's Silver is becoming known as much for its un

Harry Potter fans can immerse themselves once more in the world of The Boy Who Lived when the final movie comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray on Friday with one more look at Harry's final showdown with Voldemort and, ...
As I forked up my first bite of sashimi rice salad at Logan's Takara Sushi last week, I had a strange realization: This was the first unfamiliar restaurant in a long time that I was visiting without planning to...
When I'm asked to name my favorite food, I usually say steak.
When I wrote about food strategies for road trips a couple of weeks ago, several readers informed me I'd forgotten a major category of easy-to-eat, low-mess foods: trail mix.
By stacey kratz

I've always loved road trips, and it's a good thing.

When I was growing up in southwestern Wyoming, we had to do some major driving for everything from big-city shopping to rock concerts to high-school athle