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Then ... Dear Carolyn • I read your piece about the girlfriend who forbids her boyfriend to talk to other girls. I agree this seems like abusive, controlling behavior. However, I wonder where the line is between being controlling, and being a victim. For instance, what if the boyfriend was a big flirt, or a serial cheater, and was, in fact, having sex with several women. Suppose she asked him to stop hanging out with other women and he refused, telling her she couldn’t control who his friends were. Then ... <img src="http://mngislctrib.112.2O7.net/b/ss/mngislctrib/1/H.17--NS/0?&pageName=RSS" height="1" width="1" border="0" alt=""/> 58285204@www.sltrib.com Thu, 21 Aug 2014 01:01:03 MDT Utah woman will be contestant on next season of ‘Top Chef’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317295-223/chef-culinary-season-weinner.html.csp The upcoming season of “Top Chef” will finally include a Utah contestant. Katie Weinner, a 35-year-old culinary instructor at the Art Institute of Salt Lake and the co-owner of recently closed SLC POP eatery, is one of the 16 cheftestants selected to compete on the 12th season of the award-winning culinary reality show, officials from Bravo announced Wednesday. The 12th season takes place in Boston and premieres Wednesday, Oct. 15. Weinner is believed to be the first chef with Utah ties to com... The upcoming season of “Top Chef” will finally include a Utah contestant. Katie Weinner, a 35-year-old culinary instructor at the Art Institute of Salt Lake and the co-owner of recently closed SLC POP eatery, is one of the 16 cheftestants selected to compete on the 12th season of the award-winning culinary reality show, officials from Bravo announced Wednesday. The 12th season takes place in Boston and premieres Wednesday, Oct. 15. Weinner is believed to be the first chef with Utah ties to com... 58317295@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:06:52 MDT Restaurateur impressing Salt Lake with good food, hard work http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58294190-223/nguyen-lake-salt-business.html.csp Like a keen sailor on the changing sea, Mai Nguyen knows the ebb and flow of the restaurant business. Over the past two decades, she and her family have owned several Utah eateries, seeking new concepts to entice diners, but unafraid to change direction if a business no longer proves profitable. “We fail many, many times,” Nguyen said of her family that now operates four Salt Lake Valley restaurants. “It’s part of success for me.” It is that fearless, internal strength that recently earned Nguye... Like a keen sailor on the changing sea, Mai Nguyen knows the ebb and flow of the restaurant business. Over the past two decades, she and her family have owned several Utah eateries, seeking new concepts to entice diners, but unafraid to change direction if a business no longer proves profitable. “We fail many, many times,” Nguyen said of her family that now operates four Salt Lake Valley restaurants. “It’s part of success for me.” It is that fearless, internal strength that recently earned Nguye... 58294190@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:33:06 MDT Photos: Portugal. The Man and Grouplove energize Salt Lake City crowd http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58310473-223/lake-salt-band-crowd.html.csp Psychedelic pop-rock band Portugal. The Man and indie dance-rock band Grouplove had a sold-out crowd moving from beginning to end at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City on a surprisingly rain-free Tuesday evening. Here are photos from the concert. Psychedelic pop-rock band Portugal. The Man and indie dance-rock band Grouplove had a sold-out crowd moving from beginning to end at Red Butte Garden in Salt Lake City on a surprisingly rain-free Tuesday evening. Here are photos from the concert. 58310473@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:30:43 MDT TV preview: There’s a new ‘Doctor Who’ http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317531-223/watch-doctor-sunday-season.html.csp A new season of “Doctor Who” begins with a new Doctor — Peter Capaldi takes over the role of everyone’s favorite Time Lord. And the Doctor and Clara (Jenna Coleman) are in Victorian London, where there’s a dinosaur on the loose. If that’s not enough to deal with, a whole bunch of people are dying when they spontaneously combust. Watch • 6:15 p.m. Saturday, BBC America A new season of “Doctor Who” begins with a new Doctor — Peter Capaldi takes over the role of everyone’s favorite Time Lord. And the Doctor and Clara (Jenna Coleman) are in Victorian London, where there’s a dinosaur on the loose. If that’s not enough to deal with, a whole bunch of people are dying when they spontaneously combust. Watch • 6:15 p.m. Saturday, BBC America 58317531@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:03:23 MDT Lucky magazine’s fall fashion tips: Santa Fe look, hiking boots http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301546-223/pantin-bit-boots-shoes.html.csp It may feel like summer outside, but many stores are showing styles for cooler weather. Here are some tips and trends to help your wardrobe look “clean and fresh for fall,” according to Lucky magazine’s style editor, Laurel Pantin. The Santa Fe look “One of my personal favorite trends is what we’re calling ‘Santa Fe’ around the office,” Pantin said in a telephone interview. “It’s a little bit Southwestern-inspired, with a Native American influence, blanket coats, Pendleton prints.” Look for “b... It may feel like summer outside, but many stores are showing styles for cooler weather. Here are some tips and trends to help your wardrobe look “clean and fresh for fall,” according to Lucky magazine’s style editor, Laurel Pantin. The Santa Fe look “One of my personal favorite trends is what we’re calling ‘Santa Fe’ around the office,” Pantin said in a telephone interview. “It’s a little bit Southwestern-inspired, with a Native American influence, blanket coats, Pendleton prints.” Look for “b... 58301546@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:20:26 MDT Gallery: Hot air balloons soar above Ogden http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58303724-223/balloon-festival-ogden-artist.html.csp Mike Bauwens, of Park City, prepares his balloon for launching, at the Ogden Valley Balloon and Artist Festival on Saturday. The festival continues through Sunday and features hot air balloons, art booths, and live entertainment. Mike Bauwens, of Park City, prepares his balloon for launching, at the Ogden Valley Balloon and Artist Festival on Saturday. The festival continues through Sunday and features hot air balloons, art booths, and live entertainment. 58303724@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:50:18 MDT Suicide rates higher among baby boomer men, study finds http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/lifestyle/58317224-80/suicide-age-boomer-rates.html.csp Robin Williams’ suicide may not have been that surprising: Baby boomer men are 60 percent more likely to take their own life than their fathers’ generation, according to a Rutgers University sociologist. The trend is particularly alarming because middle age is typically a time when suicide rates decline before rising again in old age. Suicide usually rises drastically during adolescence and young adulthood, then typically levels off in middle age, according to Julie Phillips, a Rutgers sociology... Robin Williams’ suicide may not have been that surprising: Baby boomer men are 60 percent more likely to take their own life than their fathers’ generation, according to a Rutgers University sociologist. The trend is particularly alarming because middle age is typically a time when suicide rates decline before rising again in old age. Suicide usually rises drastically during adolescence and young adulthood, then typically levels off in middle age, according to Julie Phillips, a Rutgers sociology... 58317224@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:21:43 MDT Salt Lake’s Weller Books Works marks 85 years of turning pages http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58297137-223/weller-books-store-book.html.csp To mark the Weller family’s 85th year of selling books in Salt Lake City, the independent store is planning a reading and open house on Saturday, Aug. 23. The store is continuing its “unrepentant bookselling,” despite all the naysayers who question the idea of brick-and-mortar stores in an online age. “What it comes down to is we still love what we’re doing, we still love this community, and we’re still unrepentant about that,” says book buyer Catherine Weller, who co-owns the store with her hus... To mark the Weller family’s 85th year of selling books in Salt Lake City, the independent store is planning a reading and open house on Saturday, Aug. 23. The store is continuing its “unrepentant bookselling,” despite all the naysayers who question the idea of brick-and-mortar stores in an online age. “What it comes down to is we still love what we’re doing, we still love this community, and we’re still unrepentant about that,” says book buyer Catherine Weller, who co-owns the store with her hus... 58297137@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:15:36 MDT Utah concert preview: Rebelution surfing a wave of success http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58309849-223/band-iframe-rebelution-college.html.csp Rebelution, headlining Saltair on Friday night, is a rock-reggae band that began in Isla Vista, a college town for the University of California, Santa Barbara, where students cut class not to sleep but to surf. “When I first experienced Isla Vista visiting a friend I knew that I had to move here,” said Wesley Finley, drummer for the band. “It was heaven on earth — everyone was my age, riding bikes, living by the ocean, and there were bands and DJs playing at every other house. I still live in S... Rebelution, headlining Saltair on Friday night, is a rock-reggae band that began in Isla Vista, a college town for the University of California, Santa Barbara, where students cut class not to sleep but to surf. “When I first experienced Isla Vista visiting a friend I knew that I had to move here,” said Wesley Finley, drummer for the band. “It was heaven on earth — everyone was my age, riding bikes, living by the ocean, and there were bands and DJs playing at every other house. I still live in S... 58309849@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:58:44 MDT Pet-friendly dating sites match up people, pooches http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58317052-223/com-dating-dog-sites.html.csp Los Angeles • On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who enjoy long walks in the dog park and slobbery canine kisses as much as they do. Many of the sites encourage users to bring their dogs on first dates to break the ice or size up canine chemistry. Many datin... Los Angeles • On these dating sites, a passion for pets will help you find more than just puppy love. Sites like PetsDating.com and YouMustLoveDogsDating.com have found a new niche as singles flock to computers and smartphones to find relationships, connecting dog owners to potential mates who enjoy long walks in the dog park and slobbery canine kisses as much as they do. Many of the sites encourage users to bring their dogs on first dates to break the ice or size up canine chemistry. Many datin... 58317052@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:58:25 MDT Theater review: ‘August: Osage County’s’ dissection of family is brutally frank, fascinating http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58309640-223/family-august-county-osage.html.csp It has been the summer of dysfunctional families in Salt Lake theater. June gave us Pinnacle Acting Company’s incisive production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Now Silver Summit Theatre Company and Utah Repertory Theater Company are jointly staging the regional premiere of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize- and multiple Tony Award–winning “August: Osage County.” Besides sharing stories of couples who feed on each other to hide from facing truths about themselves, both productions spin off of a... It has been the summer of dysfunctional families in Salt Lake theater. June gave us Pinnacle Acting Company’s incisive production of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” Now Silver Summit Theatre Company and Utah Repertory Theater Company are jointly staging the regional premiere of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize- and multiple Tony Award–winning “August: Osage County.” Besides sharing stories of couples who feed on each other to hide from facing truths about themselves, both productions spin off of a... 58309640@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT Review: Even Stevens Sandwiches makes altruism delicious http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58294198-223/sandwich-sandwiches-stevens-restaurant.html.csp Who among us doesn’t enjoy the warm glow of turning a good deed for another? I know I do. I mean, is there a job more vital to humanity than the restaurant critic? Note: That was rhetorical. I like to imagine that the wasted calories, time and money I’ve saved countless diners have, at least in some small part, made our world a better place. I tell myself every overcooked egg I self-importantly shovel down is valuable work — I’m giving back to the local community, on matters of obviously grave i... Who among us doesn’t enjoy the warm glow of turning a good deed for another? I know I do. I mean, is there a job more vital to humanity than the restaurant critic? Note: That was rhetorical. I like to imagine that the wasted calories, time and money I’ve saved countless diners have, at least in some small part, made our world a better place. I tell myself every overcooked egg I self-importantly shovel down is valuable work — I’m giving back to the local community, on matters of obviously grave i... 58294198@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT 4 Utah restaurants call it quits http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58300751-223/restaurant-com-cucina-dojo.html.csp In recent weeks, four Salt Lake Valley restaurants have closed; and the owners of Cucina Vanina, Dojo Restaurant and Sushi Bar, Gusto and Lugano all have seemingly different reasons for calling it quits. Cucina Vanina, 1844 E. Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights • After spending time with family in her native Italy, owner Vanina Pirollo said she has decided to close her Italian restaurant and change direction. She will now offer personal chef services and private cooking classes. “At this time... In recent weeks, four Salt Lake Valley restaurants have closed; and the owners of Cucina Vanina, Dojo Restaurant and Sushi Bar, Gusto and Lugano all have seemingly different reasons for calling it quits. Cucina Vanina, 1844 E. Fort Union Blvd., Cottonwood Heights • After spending time with family in her native Italy, owner Vanina Pirollo said she has decided to close her Italian restaurant and change direction. She will now offer personal chef services and private cooking classes. “At this time... 58300751@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT Food briefs: Squatters celebrates 25th anniversary with specials http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58294207-223/aug-sept-available-wine.html.csp Squatters celebrates 25th anniversary Salt Lake City’s Squatters Pub Brewery, 147 W. 300 South, has planned several specials leading up to its 25th anniversary on Friday, Sept. 5. Here are the details: Wing Wednesdays • Get 10 wings for the 1989 price of $4.99. Available Wednesday, Aug. 20, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3. Throwback Thursday • Buy a pint of Squatters draft beer for the 1989 price of $2.50. Available Aug. 21, Aug. 28 and Sept. 4. Blood Sundays • Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar, featurin... Squatters celebrates 25th anniversary Salt Lake City’s Squatters Pub Brewery, 147 W. 300 South, has planned several specials leading up to its 25th anniversary on Friday, Sept. 5. Here are the details: Wing Wednesdays • Get 10 wings for the 1989 price of $4.99. Available Wednesday, Aug. 20, Aug. 27 and Sept. 3. Throwback Thursday • Buy a pint of Squatters draft beer for the 1989 price of $2.50. Available Aug. 21, Aug. 28 and Sept. 4. Blood Sundays • Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar, featurin... 58294207@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT Recipe: Keep Labor Day healthy with grilled chicken salad http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301579-223/chicken-salad-cup-fat.html.csp Labor Day, summer’s last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly — Tell the truth! — we tend to overdo it. Ribs, steaks, burgers and hot dogs? Check, check, check and check! Allow me to propose an alternative — a dish that’s simultaneously light and refreshing and substantial: chicken paillard. Paillard is a French culinary term referring to a piece of meat pounded thin, then grilled or sauteed. In this case, we’re going to marinate and grill chicken breasts, then top them off with a peach and arugul... Labor Day, summer’s last hurrah, is a feast day. And mostly — Tell the truth! — we tend to overdo it. Ribs, steaks, burgers and hot dogs? Check, check, check and check! Allow me to propose an alternative — a dish that’s simultaneously light and refreshing and substantial: chicken paillard. Paillard is a French culinary term referring to a piece of meat pounded thin, then grilled or sauteed. In this case, we’re going to marinate and grill chicken breasts, then top them off with a peach and arugul... 58301579@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT Here are 5 tips for back-to-school lunch duty http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301696-223/lunch-easy-cold-gear.html.csp Ready for another 180? Sure, you’ve braced your kids for the early mornings. You’ve bought them their shoes and shirts and binders and book covers. You’ve even scheduled their haircuts and made sure their backpacks can handle another year of abuse. But have you prepared yourself for another 180 school days of packed lunches? And what about your own lunches? We always say we’ll pack our own because it’s so much cheaper and healthier, yet somehow... Fact is, there’s not a lot you can do to change... Ready for another 180? Sure, you’ve braced your kids for the early mornings. You’ve bought them their shoes and shirts and binders and book covers. You’ve even scheduled their haircuts and made sure their backpacks can handle another year of abuse. But have you prepared yourself for another 180 school days of packed lunches? And what about your own lunches? We always say we’ll pack our own because it’s so much cheaper and healthier, yet somehow... Fact is, there’s not a lot you can do to change... 58301696@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT Recipe: Classic frozen pop from childhood remade as a pie http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58301754-223/cream-orange-ice-pie.html.csp Let’s get one thing clear — I am not proud of this recipe. And if it weren’t so ridiculously good, I’d be too humiliated to share it. But it is and so I am ... It all came about because I was chasing a childhood taste memory. I wanted the creamy-sweet richness of a Creamsicle, but I wanted it as a beverage. I did — albeit only momentarily — consider melting the real deal, then pouring it over ice, perhaps adulterating it with an adult beverage. But that seemed kind of gross. After a few misfire... Let’s get one thing clear — I am not proud of this recipe. And if it weren’t so ridiculously good, I’d be too humiliated to share it. But it is and so I am ... It all came about because I was chasing a childhood taste memory. I wanted the creamy-sweet richness of a Creamsicle, but I wanted it as a beverage. I did — albeit only momentarily — consider melting the real deal, then pouring it over ice, perhaps adulterating it with an adult beverage. But that seemed kind of gross. After a few misfire... 58301754@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT Salt Lake City’s mid-week Harvest Market at Pioneer Park today http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58312854-223/market-lake-salt-300.html.csp The Tuesday Harvest Market continues today from 4 p.m. to dusk at Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City. The show goes on, even if its raining, according to Nick Como, spokesman for the Downtown Alliance, which sponsors the event. This laid-back produce market features about 30 vendors who sell locally-grown produce as well as baked goods, salsas and other treats. New this year is a live music program beginning at 6 p.m. and featuring local musicians performing everything from bluegrass... The Tuesday Harvest Market continues today from 4 p.m. to dusk at Pioneer Park, 300 S. 300 West, Salt Lake City. The show goes on, even if its raining, according to Nick Como, spokesman for the Downtown Alliance, which sponsors the event. This laid-back produce market features about 30 vendors who sell locally-grown produce as well as baked goods, salsas and other treats. New this year is a live music program beginning at 6 p.m. and featuring local musicians performing everything from bluegrass... 58312854@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT Saturday Night Live’s Don Pardo passes away at age 96 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/entertainment2/58314817-223/michaels-pardo-snl-nbc.html.csp New York • Don Pardo was a timeless classic, and in selecting him as the announcer for the brand-new “Saturday Night Live,” Lorne Michaels must have known it. “When they gave me a list of NBC staff announcers and I saw his name, there was no hesitation,” Michaels, who remains “SNL” executive producer, recalled on Tuesday. On Monday, Pardo died at age 96, having served as an “SNL” mainstay and through-line from its debut in October 1975 up through the close of its 39th season in May (apart from a... New York • Don Pardo was a timeless classic, and in selecting him as the announcer for the brand-new “Saturday Night Live,” Lorne Michaels must have known it. “When they gave me a list of NBC staff announcers and I saw his name, there was no hesitation,” Michaels, who remains “SNL” executive producer, recalled on Tuesday. On Monday, Pardo died at age 96, having served as an “SNL” mainstay and through-line from its debut in October 1975 up through the close of its 39th season in May (apart from a... 58314817@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:03:51 MDT