Drink

Everything You Need to Know About Mezcal

The valley's unlikely authority on mezcal demystifies Mexico's smoky, agave-based signature spirit.

07/31/2018 By Kirsten Dobroth

Drink

The Best Bars of Vail & Beaver Creek

What can possibly top a powder day in the Back Bowls or Royal Elk Glade? Après at a village bar; follow our guide to 24 places that are the toast of the town.

02/09/2018 By Kelly Bastone Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Cheers!

Three Cocktails to Create (and Consume) This Holiday Season

Looking to impress friends and family with your at-home bartending skills? Our local mixology masters at Lost Identity Beverage Co. share recipes for a trio of signature cocktails (and mocktails!) just in time for the holiday season.

11/24/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Offseason

Five Deals We're Loving This Fall

From alpine and backcountry ski swaps to 2-for-1 local whiskey: A local's guide to shoulder season bargains.

10/18/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: October 6-8

Our top five picks for this weekend's agenda come by way of a fundraiser for Vail Mountain Rescue, live music at Vail Brewing Company, and whiskey specials throughout the fall.

10/06/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Foodie Fun

Sneak Peek: Gourmet on Gore 2017

Vail's ode to food and drink returns for its annual Labor Day takeover of the village.

08/29/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

The Sebastian's Brunch Is the Toast of the Village

With all-day rosé and full spread of breakfast goodies, Leonora puts a decadent twist on Sunday brunch.

08/15/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Datebook

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: August 19 & 20

Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater celebrates 30 years, a tequila tasting dinner, plus more must-do's for a winning waning summer weekend.

08/14/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Weekend Planner

Vail-Beaver Creek Weekend Agenda: August 12 & 13

Beaver Creek's Wine & Spirits Festival, the Leadville Trail 100, and all the best stuff to do this weekend.

08/11/2017 By Vail-Beaver Creek Staff

Weekend

Weekends at the Four Seasons are Delicious and Happening

The Four Seasons is aiming to please this summer (and into the fall, too!), with live jazz on Sundays and a brunch made for champions.

07/11/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Drink

Three Recipes to up Your Cocktail Game

Planning on throwing an eclipse-watching party? The cocktail guru at White Bison and Pendulum serves up recipes you can recreate to celebrate Monday’s celestial event

06/30/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Cannabis Culture

Cannabis Meets Cocktails in a New Weed Pairing Menu

Swirl, sniff, slurp meets puff, puff, pass when Vail Village’s Root & Flower wine bar teams up with Eagle-Vail’s High Country Healing dispensary.

06/27/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

Vibe

Alpine Arts Center Carves Out a Niche at the Riverwalk

From messy art for toddlers to plein air sessions on the Eagle to growler-decorating happy hours at Crazy Mountain, Alpine Arts Center's new spot in Edwards is a Vail Valley Giverny.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Ryan Dearth

Eat + Drink

The Vail Valley's Most Unforgettable Summer Dining Experiences

From the hottest table to the coolest dessert – we asked, and you dished.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth

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

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