Topic “Entertainment”

By Valerie Phillips (Standard-Examiner correspondent)

Which restaurant is the best in Northern Utah?

For the second year in a row, Salt Lake Magazine has bestowed that honor on Hearth on 25th, the restaurant formerly known as Jasoh! Prime and Pub. The magazine’s readers gave the honor to Plates & Palates, a Bountiful deli.

In presenting the award to Hearth on Feb. 18, food editor...

By Hayley Tsukayama (The Washington Post)

With Dragons Adventure, a game based on the world of Dreamworks’ “How to Train Your Dragon,” Microsoft has hit on a fascinating gaming concept.

The app, made in conjunction with Dreamworks, is made for kids on road trips. It uses Nokia’s maps to translate your real-world route into the fiery and exciting world of the film, and displays...

By Valerie Fisher Parsons (Standard-Examiner correspondent)

The only redeeming feature of February, as far as I can see, is Valentine’s Day.

It brightens up an otherwise gloomy month and gives you the chance to express your friendship and love to family and friends. That’s a pretty nice excuse for a holiday, if you ask me.

With everyone I know on a diet and exercise program (oh, those...

By Valerie Phillips (Standard-Examiner correspondent)

A Super Bowl bash isn’t complete without chips and dip.

Here are spreads so hearty you could call them a meal on a chip, or dinner in a dip. They even contain veggies, which are often hard to find among game-day munchies.

Seven-Layer Dip is a crowd-pleasing classic for an event like this weekend’s football championship. But a big...

By David Hagedorn (The Washington Post)

Now that the thumbprint cookies and royally iced gingerbread men are behind you, it’s time to dazzle your friends with desserts for the new year.

In 2006, The Washington Post Food section asked nine D.C.- area pastry chefs for holiday renditions of restaurant creations that home...