Tona Restaurant Brings Innovative Japanese Cuisine to Restaurant Week
Apr07

Tona Restaurant Brings Innovative Japanese Cuisine to Restaurant Week

Ogden – you better get your stomachs ready! Restaurant Week starts today, April 7 and runs through April 17. This is the time of year that our local restaurants get to showcase their specialties. As a thank you to the community, the meals come at a very special price: Lunch includes a 2-course meal for $10, and Dinner provides a 3-course meal for $17. I had the opportunity to sit down with Chef Tony at Tona Restaurant to learn why...

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Little Yogis Class | The Lotus Wellness Spot
Aug11

Little Yogis Class | The Lotus Wellness Spot

We took the kids to a Little Yogis class at Lotus Studio on 25th Street in Ogden. The sweet and passionate Erika started out teaching them about Bhramari pranayama, or bee breathing. Bhramari pranayama is a breathing technique that is used to calm the mind down and release agitation, frustration and anxiety.   The kids were taught to make the proper humming sound (hence the bee breathing name) and then they were each encouraged...

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Goodbye, Ogden
Apr30

Goodbye, Ogden

Today is my last day in Ogden. Tomorrow, I’ll start making my way to New York City for my next adventure in life. I’ve been an Ogden resident for just over four and a half years, and as excited as I am for the next phase I’m finding this parting to be very bittersweet. I originally moved to Ogden at the Air Force’s direction, having my first assignment out of college be to Hill AFB. I was less than enthused...

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Local Spotlight: A Good Life Cafe/Blooming Lotus Imports
Feb14

Local Spotlight: A Good Life Cafe/Blooming Lotus Imports

107 25th Street, in downtown Ogden, is a place where conscious minds have gathered in one beautiful space. Blending a few like-minded and fun-loving friends, that met while living in Hawaii, and a drive to make a difference and follow a dream creates this earthy, natural space. Within the space is a café, retail space and studio for classes, massage and more. A Good Life Café & Juice Bar offers a selection of natural focused foods...

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Indie Ogden review: Harvest bread
Jun22

Indie Ogden review: Harvest bread

Every time I am downtown I just can not resist  stopping into Great Harvest bread for a slice and a cookie. If I have time and my daughter is being especially good we order my favorite – a chicken salad sandwich and eat it outside in the sun. There are a ton of reasons why I love Great harvest  but to name just a few- they are local, they are incredibly nice and the bread is the best I have ever had. Founded in the 1970’s...

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