restaurant industry http://kuer.org en Ogden Restaurant Raises Funds for Immigrant Scholarships http://kuer.org/post/ogden-restaurant-raises-funds-immigrant-scholarships <p>A restaurant in Ogden is trying to help first generation immigrant students finish college. On Thursday, <a href="http://www.thesonoragrill.com/">the Sonora Grill</a> will raise funds for a scholarship program. One hundred percent of all sales and contributions throughout the day will go directly to pay the tuition for immigrant students attending <a href="https://www.weber.edu/">Weber State University</a>. Sonora Grill owner Steven Ballard says he’s met a lot of immigrants working in the restaurant business.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 20:26:55 +0000 Andrea Smardon 44623 at http://kuer.org Ogden Restaurant Raises Funds for Immigrant Scholarships Market Street Broiler and Oyster Bar Near U Closes http://kuer.org/post/market-street-broiler-and-oyster-bar-near-u-closes <p></p><p>A restaurant near the University of Utah has closed, and a liquor license may be opening up. The Market Street Broiler shut its doors Monday, though it had only recently opened an oyster bar upstairs with a newly granted club license.</p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:22:46 +0000 Andrea Smardon 44294 at http://kuer.org Market Street Broiler and Oyster Bar Near U Closes Zion Curtain Survives Legislative Session http://kuer.org/post/zion-curtain-survives-legislative-session <p>The Zion Curtain&nbsp; - the barrier shielding restaurant customers form the preparation of alcoholic beverages - will stand this year, despite attempts by state House members to tear it down.&nbsp; But some changes to alcohol laws did pass, including the ability for restaurant chains to get a single master liquor license.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 04:25:09 +0000 Andrea Smardon 26390 at http://kuer.org Zion Curtain Survives Legislative Session Utah House Approves of Drinking Alcohol Before Ordering Food and other Changes to Liquor Laws http://kuer.org/post/utah-house-approves-drinking-alcohol-ordering-food-and-other-changes-liquor-laws <p>The Utah House of Representatives voted Monday to allow restaurant patrons to order drinks before ordering food.&nbsp; House Bill 218 would also make more liquor permits available for certain types of dining establishments.&nbsp;</p><p>Under current statute, restaurant customers are required to order food if they want to order an alcoholic drink.&nbsp; If they don’t, the restaurant may be fined 500 dollars, which happened to several Utah establishments recently.&nbsp; Republican Gage Froerer of Huntsville says his bill will clarify the state’s policy and prevent future fines.</p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 23:57:27 +0000 Andrea Smardon 25530 at http://kuer.org Utah House Approves of Drinking Alcohol Before Ordering Food and other Changes to Liquor Laws Utah Legislature Approves 90 New Liquor Licenses http://kuer.org/post/utah-legislature-approves-90-new-liquor-licenses <p>State lawmakers have given the green light to 90 new liquor licenses for restaurants in Utah. It was one of the issues decided in a special session Wednesday called by Governor Gary Herbert.</p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:19:46 +0000 Andrea Smardon 13811 at http://kuer.org Utah Legislature Approves 90 New Liquor Licenses