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

Article

4th For The Big Kids: Three choices to avoid most of the crowds for the martini crowd

One special event and two nice places with great views highlight options for over 21s

07/03/2016

Deals

Fun & Free: Week of June 27

Vail Magazine's weekly roundup of the best free and fun things to do this week.

06/27/2016 Edited by Tom Winter

Dine

Chef Kelly Liken Makes a Comeback

At her new restaurant Harvest, one of Vail's most acclaimed chefs keeps it simple.

06/01/2016 By John Lehndorff

Eat

Brisket Beatdown

Blues and BBQ? Get your fill this weekend at Beaver Creek.

05/25/2016 By Tom Winter

Dine

Born From the Influence of Celebrity Chef Kelly Liken, a Vail Wine Bar Thrives

A more refined niche in Vail Village’s spirited après scene attracts a crowd.

02/01/2016 By Ted Katauskas

Dine

Millésime

A timeless take on French cuisine—and Left Bank–style nightlife—puts a new accent on a Vail Village culinary landmark.

11/01/2015 By John Lehndorff

Dine

Air Apparent

A Vail Village newcomer adds spice to the valley’s summertime outdoor dining scene.

06/01/2015 By John Lehndorff

DINING OUT

Alpengluh

A toast to Pepi's 50th that will keep you toasty.

02/01/2014 By Ted Katauskas

DINING OUT

Million-Dollar Meal

A night to remember: food, wine, and fireworks at Allie's Cabin.

02/01/2014 By Ted Katauskas

DINING OUT

Symphonie Gastronomique

At TimberHearth, a sleigh pulled by French horses follows four magical courses.

02/01/2014 By Ted Katauskas

DINE OUT

Fall is Truffle Season and Vail's Left Bank is Where to Find Them

When it comes to highfalutin fungus, one Vail restaurant proves that there is no substitute for Europe’s über tuber.

11/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

DINE OUT

Season's Eatings

A Diner's Guide to cold-weather hot spots that serve up the essence of winter

11/01/2013 By Amanda Rae

DINE

The Low-Key Lifestyle and Cooking of One of Vail's Farm-to-Table Innovators

Mirabelle’s farm-to-table master gets his hands dirty in the garden and the kitchen.

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

EAT THIS NOW

Ice Cream Dreams

You won’t find frozen delights like these by following a truck blaring “Pop Goes the Weasel.” When we sampled the ice-cream of the crop at a few of the valley’s finest restaurants and cafés, we heard strains of Mozart and Vivaldi.

06/01/2013 By Ted Katauskas

Flame On

Casual and Grilled, Mountain Standard's Fare is for Everyone

Haven't tried the little sister of Vail Village culinary bastion Sweet Basil? Mountain Standard's approach to the grill raises the bar for casual dining in Vail.

02/01/2013 Photography by Shauna Farnell

PEAK DINING

28 Classic Vail Valley Meals

If you ate out every night this year, maybe you could sample every standout dish in the valley. For those who can’t undertake such a feat, we’ve compiled a list of highlights for every appetite.

02/01/2012 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Stuart Mullenberg

DINE OUT

Stir it Up

From Vail Village to Beaver Creek, bar chefs tailor drinks to patrons’ whims

11/01/2011 By Stephen Lloyd Wood