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 creamery 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

Dine

Five Great Vail Burgers For Meat Eaters

There’s no shortage of burgers to be had in a ski town, and ours is no exception. We’ve winnowed the list down to five exceptional patties that would do Wimpy proud.

10/17/2016 With Abner Pizano Edited by Tom Winter

Dine

7 Hermits Brewing Company

Raising the Bike Bar

10/10/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Dine

Boxcar Restaurant Imparts its Own Style on Old Favorites

A pair of Avon chefs import haute cuisine without the haughty.

10/10/2016 Edited by Ted Katauskas

Deals

Four Happy Hours You Won't Want to Miss

Three fine dining spots and one local's bar serve up the off-season deals.

09/26/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Events, Deals and Happenings

The Agenda: Week of September 19

From farmers markets to trivia nights to a two-day disc golf tourney, the events and happenings you won't want to miss this week.

09/21/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Microbreweries

Best Beers of the Vail Valley

We sample taps from Vail Village to Eagle to help you sort the good suds from the great.

09/20/2016

Food and Dining

Vail Beaver Creek Restaurant Week Returns September 30th

With over 20 restaurants offering prix fixe menus for the Dining at Altitude off-season extravaganza, now is the chance to sample the best dishes in the Vail Valley for $20.16.

09/19/2016 By Abner Pizano

Microbrewing

Crazy Mountain Brewing is Poised for Great Things

In an age of consolidation, microwbrewers are tasty targets for companies like Coors and Budweiser. Will one of our local brands be the latest to be absorbed by the Borg of beer?

08/23/2016 By Tom Winter

Shopping

A Day At The Vail Farmer's Market

From organic peaches to skateboards to artwork, the Vail Farmer's Market has something for everyone.

07/25/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Dining

The Very Best Vail Valley Meals

The best meals at the best restaurants in the Vail Valley

07/11/2016 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Stuart Mullenberg