Christened for the Mokihana tree that grows on the island, Moki's name nods to its menu's Hawaiian cultural heritage. Chefs adorn seafood, beef, pork, and chicken with homemade sauces, whipping up the traditional Hawaiian mixed plates that have been lauded by Deseret News. Servers then place the steaming plates, fresh salads, and cold shakes atop tabletops in the festive dining room, where vibrant tropical decor and cheerful island knickknacks speckle the walls. Moki's supplements its casual dining area with a charming gift shop of island-inspired goodies and souvenirs, and the restaurant's drive-thru supplies cars, trucks, and low-flying parasails with freshly made takeout meals. The restaurant also offers extensive catering services for private parties and special events, providing clients with amenities such as whole-roast pigs, fire-breathing shows, and luau-dance performances.
In crowded classrooms, it's easy for the needs of individual children to be overlooked. Despite the best efforts on the parts of teachers and students alike, all children learn at different rates and in different ways. Sylvan Learning Center's nationwide network of tutors and resources seeks to fill in educational gaps and keep flagging students from elementary to high school up to speed.
Whether children struggle with reading, writing, or solving the complex logarithms necessary to get their jetpacks airborne, Sylvan's learning gurus help them chart a course through learning roadblocks. Initial skills assessments determine where students fit into the Sylvan tutoring regimen with a series of tests, diagnostic tools, and interviews. With a greater understanding of the needs of each student, tutors create custom approaches to keep students engaged and in command of the fundamentals.
As its name suggests, NY Pizza Patrol specializes in Big Apple–style slices. Each of the four locations slings 8-inch to 18-inch pizzas, ranging from the classic meat lover's pie to the boundary-breaking spicy Marshall masala layered with a foundation of Indian garam-masala sauce. The menu supplements the traditional hand-helds with calzones, heroes, pastas, and other specialties, each of which pair well with cold brews, bottomless fountain sodas, and milk, which grows healthy bones when poured on teeth-planted top soil.
General dentist Dr. Randy Roberts and his team gussy up grins with treatments lavished on chompers at their modern, glass-walled office. Chair-nestled patients open up during free consultations—conducted in English or Spanish—during which Dr. Roberts reads each tooth's star chart. Dr. Roberts belongs to both the national and state dental associations, and is certified in Invisalign, ClearCorrect, treatment planning, implant placement, and bone grafting.
This season, the Utah Grizzlies, fearsome ECHL vets, take to the ice led by the slicing skates of captain Nick Tuzzolino, who, along with assistant captain Cody Lampl, helms the ruthless checks of the team's newly acquired defenseman. As the brawny lineup pressures the Condors' defenses, goalie Andrew Engelage attempts to keep pucks from sneaking into the net, which fills with monarch butterflies after every team victory. The Salt Lake Tribune analyzes coach Kevin Colley's new roster, musing, "more size and more talent…beyond just scoring more, the Grizzlies hope to flat-out intimidate opponents." Since 1994, the ECHL premier AA hockey team has sent 200 players up to the NHL, a statistic nearly as delectable as the fresh-cut shaved ice for sale rinkside.
As featured on the Travel Channel, Castle of Chaos conjures screams and scares for all those who enter its nightmarish realm. Spooks await visitors within the mansion, asylum, and dungeon at the Friday the 13th-themed Taylorsville location while the Riverdale facility coaxes guests into its creepy 3-D carnival and a haunted house modeled after the seven deadly sins. Riverdale participants can also settle into a coffin for a simulated journey from mortuary to graveyard or explore a menacing midway's games, live entertainment, and concessions. Continually rearranged rooms at both houses ensure that feng shui is maintained and repeat scare-seekers will frequently embark on new trips of terror.