Anne Burton Jensen
Anne Jensen

Anne was born in Salt Lake City and is passionate about Utah’s food scene. A current student at UVU, she has always loved creative writing and interpretation. As an avid foodie, she has a deep admiration for small businesses and restaurants. Her goal in writing about local restaurants is to inspire those seeking to make memories with the meals they share.

5 Top Ice Cream Places in Provo & Utah County

Celebrate the summer season with a delightful frozen treat as we embark on a journey through Utah Valley's finest ice cream establishments. In honor of national ice cream month and national ice cream day, we present to you the top five ice cream shops that will satisfy your cravings and leave you…

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5 Unique First-Date Restaurants in Utah County

Planning a first date can be both exciting and nerve-wracking. If you're looking for a restaurant that offers more than just a delicious meal, Utah Valley has some unique options to make your first date truly memorable. From cozy cafes with endless board games to upscale farm-to-table experiences…

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5 of the Best Burgers in Utah County

Utah Valley is where burger cravings are met with mouthwatering delight! If you're a burger enthusiast searching for the perfect patty, look no further. We are home to a treasure trove of exceptional burger joints and restaurants that cater to all tastes and preferences. From classic cheeseburgers…

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Top 5 Vegetarian & Vegan Restaurants in Utah County

Time to eat your veggies…and maybe reduce your carbon footprint for this week! Check out these Utah Valley spots for some of the best vegetarian and vegan dishes for National Vegetarian Week. National Vegetarian Week is the perfect time to try vegetarian food. Plant-based meals are great for…

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5 Women Owned Restaurants in Utah Valley

Utah Valley is home to many amazing restaurants, and it's no secret that some of the best are owned and operated by women. These culinary queens are redefining what it means to have a dining experience in Utah Valley, and their creativity and innovation are on full display at their respective…

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5 Romantic Restaurants in Utah Valley

It is February and love is in the air! If you need somewhere to treat yourself or your special someone, Utah Valley has some excellent dining for special occasions. Utah Valley boasts some of the most unique and delicious dining experiences with settings and cuisines that provide the perfect…

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5 Best Pizzas in Utah Valley

We recently asked our Instagram followers where to get the best pizza in Utah Valley, and they responded with PASSION! Utah Valley KNOWS its pizza and boasts some of the most fantastically crafted pizzas of all styles. Before venturing out to these recommendations, I struggled to be adventurous and…

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10 Best Hole-in-the-Wall Restaurants in Utah Valley

There are so many cheap restaurants in Utah Valley, it can be hard to find the best ones. You'll find different places to eat on almost every street corner in Provo and Orem. I’ve traveled around to several different states trying food and still some of my favorite restaurants are here in my…

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Utah Valley's Top 5 Hot Chocolate Spots

It is getting CHILLY outside! It is that time of the year when holiday traditions usually land us curled up on the couch, watching a good holiday movie with the family, and with a mug of hot chocolate. But when you are out in the hustle and bustle and need to satisfy that chocolate craving, you may…

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Explore Utah Valley

Discover the allure of Utah Valley through our blog, where captivating landscapes, vibrant communities, and diverse cultures converge. Whether you crave outdoor adventures or savor artistic and culinary delights, join us in uncovering the hidden treasures that make this region truly remarkable. Welcome to the essence of Utah Valley.