Mardi Gras

Three Big Easy-Inspired Cocktails to Sip This Weekend

If cocktails straight out of the Bourbon Street history books are just as important to your Mardi Gras party as crawfish and king cake, we've got you covered.

02/23/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Meet the Bagel Lady of Vail Village

Visiting from the East or West Village? Vail Village's very own bagel lady has got your boiled-then-baked fix.

02/10/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Dine

Bridge Street's Newest Culinary Spot is an Ode to the Alps

Almresi, a newcomer to Vail Village's storied dining scene, dishes up traditional Bavarian-inspired fare in one of Vail's most storied spots.

02/10/2017 By Cindy Hirschfeld

Super Bowl Sunday

Where to Find the Biggest Screens for the Big Game

Can't miss Sunday's game? These prime Super Bowl spots will have it streaming front and center.

02/03/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Coffee Culture

How to Pull the Perfect Espresso Shot

We asked the team at Color Coffee Roasters how to pull the perfect espresso shot. Their response? High quality beans, consistency, and a whole lot of science.

01/31/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Dine

New Items on the Menu for Beaver Creek's Winter Culinary Weekend

Beaver Creek's signature culinary event pairs on-mountain activities with a full line-up of food and drink.

01/16/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Dine

Leadville’s Backcountry Restaurant Invites Diners to Sup and Sleep

An evening of wining and dining at Tennessee Pass Cookhouse wouldn't be complete without a stay at the backcountry restaurant's sleeping yurts.

01/10/2017 By Jeff Dick Edited by Kirsten Dobroth

Dine

Five New Year’s Eve Dinners to End the Year on a Culinary High Note

Wrap up 2016 in style at some of the valley's best restaurants.

12/27/2016 By Tom Winter

Dine

What Award-Winning Chef Daniel Joly of Mirabelle is Cooking at Home for the Holiday Season

Three wonderful and easy-to-make dishes for Christmas dinners from Mirabelle’s master European chef.

12/20/2016 By Tom Winter

Dine

Four Meals to Warm Body and Soul

These cozy and comfortable venues are close to nature and the slopes.

12/20/2016 By Shauna Farnell

Dine

Tasting Menus Where the Deer and the Elk Carpaccio Roam

Indulge in the wild side with menus that focus on game done right.

11/28/2016 By John Lehndorff

Dine

Vail’s Most Decadent Hot Chocolates

Hot chocolate isn't just for kids, especially when it costs $16 a mug.

11/27/2016 Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Dine

Don't Miss These Opening Day Deals

With Vail and Beaver Creek firing up the lifts on November 25, we found bargains at five aprés ski faves to toast the return of ski season.

11/23/2016 By Abner Pizano

Outdoors

Your Guide to Three Magical Days in Vail

72 hours of Vail bliss, served three ways: Ultimate ski days in Vail and Beaver Creek, plus what to do on your day off.

11/22/2016 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

Dine

A Visit with Vail's First Artisanal Cheesemaker

The Valley's first cheese manufacturer was born in a basement.

11/22/2016 By John Lehndorff

Dine

The Vail Valley's Best Coffee Roastery and Café

Color Coffee Roasters is not your average cuppa joe.

11/22/2016

Dine

Four Feasts for Those Who Don't Want to Cook on Thanksgiving

Locals and visitors who want someone else to do the cooking (and the dishes) have some great choices for a Thanksgiving night out on the town.

11/19/2016 By Tom Winter

Wine

Wines for Toasting the Start of Ski Season

Two locals share their picks for a perfect bottle as we head into winter.

11/15/2016 By Tom Winter

Dine

Catch the Game (Any Game) at These Six Great Vail Sports Bars

From wings to inventive and unusual cocktails, these are the bars to go to when you want to cheer on the home team.

11/01/2016 By Tom Winter

Dining

Three Half-Price Dining Deals You Need to try This October

Halve your dinner check (or eat twice as much!) with these off-season bargains.

10/24/2016 Edited by Tom Winter