Meg Walter is the features writer and editor for Deseret News. Twitter: @MegMorleyWalter

Food, passion, and love, are exactly what Valter Nassi brought to Salt Lake City and the legacy for which he will be remembered.
For a few months in the early aughts, the two nerds lived in the same duplex on their rise to stardom.
“Real Housewives of Salt Lake City” star Jen Shah’s arrest and revelations of her criminal activity have been a harsh wake-up call for fans. A reminder that the messes on screen impact real people.
Brandon Fugal— the real estate tycoon and owner of Skinwalker Ranch— is both familiar and fantastical. He’s shaping the future of the new west.
The story of Utah’s favorite dipping sauce, straight from the mouths of the people who invented it.
The Stanley Adventure Quencher is taking over the nation, one Instagram account at a time
Utah tech mogul Josh Coates has the technological chops and the love of data to take his faith online
One Latter-day Saint professor’s search for Sasquatch.
Loudoun County resident Melaney Tagg brought together a team of diverse people with diverse opinions to tackle some of the area’s biggest problems.
The unique condiment’s origins are shrouded in competing narratives and mystery.
In a state full of kids, the desire for originality breeds an imaginative naming game. Let’s dispense with the shame.
Eight states out-virtued Utah, a place with a church, it seems, on every street corner. How could we let this happen?
I made it through one day and two minutes at Alpha Con before I got booted. But I learned something important along the way.
The nation seems to be waking up and smelling the aspartame. I just don’t know why it took so long.
Now that we’re seeing movies on the big screen again, some people need a refresher on manners.
And as baffled as any visitor might be by “Kolob runs on Domo,” Utah’s billboards provide a crash course in the state’s culture.
Suddenly the $150, six hours in the car and depletion of my travel rewards points all felt worth it.
I had heard tales about “the tunnel,” but none of them prepared me mentally or emotionally or physically to make the trek.
When it comes to the Zach Wilson story, the Venn diagram of my background and my interests is a perfect circle.
I think America needs a blanket pardon for people like me — and probably you — who made their first email address at age 13.
It’s quirky. It’s enthralling. It’s fun. At times it’s funny. But should it be?