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Utah's 'Zion Curtain' Falls And Loosens State's Tight Liquor Laws

On Saturday some restaurants were allowed the remove the once-mandatory partition meant to shield the view of drinks being mixed and poured.
Utah restaurant owner Joel LaSalle smashes a partition known as a "Zion Curtain" that prevented customers from seeing alcoholic drinks being mixed and poured. On Saturday, a new rule allowed some restaurants to tear down this wall. / Rick Bowmer / Shutterstock.com

The sound of breaking glass reverberated through Utah on Saturday as the state's so-called Zion Curtain liquor law came crashing down.

H.B. 442, a sweeping piece of alcohol reform legislation the Utah State Legislature passed in March, means some restaurants can take down the

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