Fodor's Expert Review Hell's Backbone Grill
On the stunning grounds of the Boulder Mountain Lodge and a frequent James Beard Award semifinalist, this remote eatery—its creative, oft-changing menu is inspired by Native American, Western range, Southwestern, and Mormon pioneer recipes—is worth the 40-mile drive south of Torrey along scenic Highway 12. The chef-owners have a historical connection to the area, and many of the ingredients they use—in dishes like braised lamb with juniper berries and green-chile polenta, and pan-seared trout with organic vegetables—come directly from their own organic farm or one of the area's sustainable purveyors.
20 N. Hwy. 12
Boulder, Utah 84716, USA
- Peaceful setting
- Farm-fresh ingredients
- Innovative farm-to-bar cocktails