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Local First Utah Blog

Three Reasons to Give to Local First Utah on Giving Tuesday

28 November 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Giving Tuesday is a special day set apart to for citizens to donate to the charities and non-profits that conduct invaluable work to make our communities brighter, better places to live. Please consider these three ways that Local First Utah contributes to our livelihood in Utah, and make a donation…

Three Ways to Give on Giving Tuesday, November 29th

28 November 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
  Giving Tuesday is a special day set apart to for citizens to donate to the charities and non-profits that conduct invaluable work to make our communities brighter, better places to live. If you'd like to support Local First Utah on Giving Tuesday, please consider these options: 1. Join the…

Shift Your Spending Week Participating Businesses

23 November 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Shift Your Spending Week launches on Friday, November 25th. Indie businesses from Kanab to Ogden have joined the campaign! Visit these businesses to pick up Local First Utah gift tags, take the pledge to shift at least 10% of your holiday shopping towards locally owned, independent businesses, and the pick…

Best of the Bounty Winners!

20 October 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
We'd like to offer a very special thank you to every single person who came to Celebrate the Bounty last week! Our annual fundraiser was a wonderful success, and it would not have been possible without the help and gracious giving of so many remarkable people. The bounty truly is…

Don't Miss Frida Bistro at Celebrate the Bounty!

12 October 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Frida Bistro, like it’s namesake, Frida Kahlo, is a restaurant like none other in Salt Lake City. Located in the Granary District of Salt Lake City, this bold, brightly decorated festive physical location matchness the bold and festive flavors of the restaurant’s menu. Like Frida’s passion for art, Frida Bistro…

2015 Best of the Bounty Winner, Pallet, Returns to Celebrate the Bounty!

03 October 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Pallet, our 2015 Best of the Bounty award winner, returns to Celebrate the Bounty on Thursday, October 13th, at Rico’s Warehouse and we can’t wait to see what they bring to the table! The name Pallet is a reference to the loading dock of Salt Lake City’s first creamery, which…

Locally Owned, World Famous Red Iguana Joins Us at Celebrate the Bounty!

03 October 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Red Iguana has made headlines all across the nation. From starring on Food Network’s, “Diners, Dives, and Drive-Ins” to being the focus of a New York Times case study, Red Iguana is one of Salt Lake City’s best known restaurants. These hometown heroes, while being one of the most decorated…

Tiburon Joins the Celebrate the Bounty Line Up!

03 October 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Located in the heart of Sandy, Tiburon is a time honor neighborhood restaurant that has supported our local economy. We are so excited for them to join us for the very first time their first time at Celebrate the Bounty, our annual fall fundraiser, on Thursday, October 13th at Rico’s…

Meditrina Returns to Celebrate the Bounty, October 13th, 2016

30 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Meditrina returns to Celebrate the Bounty, on Thursday, October 13th from 7 to 10 pm at Ricos Warehouse. Recently relocating from the Ballpark Neighborhood to Central Ninth, Meditrina has become an iconic restaurant in the Salt Lake City culinary scene. We are so excited to welcome Meditrina to Celebrate the…

Manoli's Brings Greek Cuisine "Meant to be Shared" to Celebrate the Bounty

30 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
The Nine Line Corridor is quickly becoming a neighborhood prolific with up and coming locally owned, independent businesses. One of those is Manoli’s a small plate, Greek restaurant with a killer wine list. We’re delighted to welcome Manoli’s to this year’s Celebrate the Bounty, on Thursday October 13th at Rico’s…

Placemakers Map Series Expands to Salt Lake City's 15th & 15th Neighborhood

28 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
Independent businesses are part of a community's terrior -- the elements that combine to give flavor. Few neighborhoods in Salt Lake City have as much flavor as 15th & 15th, a niche of neighborhood that demonstrate the power of art, literature and food to bring a community together. The lastest in Local First…

A Sandwich Shop with a Cause: Even Stevens Joins the Celebrate the Bounty Line Up

12 September 2016 Published in Local First Utah Blog
In just two short years, Even Stevens has taken the “fast casual” dining world in Utah by storm. But, don’t let the fast casual notion dissuade you – their sandwiches are good. In fact, they are more than good. Even Stevens makes the kind of sandwiches that require a few…