Valley Strong

Feeding Eagle County's Hungry

Local restaurants idled by the pandemic provide meals for out-of-work locals who need help feeding their families.

05/26/2020 By Anastasia Hufham

Locavore

Stimulus Response

Want to do something good with that $1,200 federal emergency relief check? Treat yourself -- and invest in the future of your community -- by stocking your freezer with dishes prepared by a favorite local chef.

04/15/2020 By Ted Katauskas

Ski History

Landmark Status

A family-owned skier cafe at the top of Bridge Street reinvents a legendary space, and recollects Vail Village's humble beginnings

02/07/2020 By Devon O'Neil

Eat + Drink

Must-try Down-valley Dining

The buzziest hot spot for haute cuisine in Edwards Corner? The Drunken Goat, an expansive reimagination of a locally loved wine and cheese shop

02/07/2020 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

The Beaver Creek Lodge Caps a Yearlong Renovation with a Reinvented Culinary Space

Introducing Alpine and Antlers—Beaver Creek's newest dining destination.

02/04/2020 By Kirsten Dobroth

Village Talk

Where to Find a Five-Course Dinner Served in a Gondola

The Blue Plate takes guests upon a culinary journey aboard the restaurant's new tasting gondolas.

11/12/2019 By Ted Katauskas

Eat + Drink

Vail Village’s Groundbreaking Wine Bar Makes a Bold Move to Bridge Street

Root & Flower cultivates a bigger space in Vail Village’s culinary DNA.

11/12/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Charles Townsend Bessent

Eat & Drink

Mirabelle's Magical Farm to Table Dinner

What's the hottest ticket at Beaver Creek's Wine & Spirits Festival? A harvest-fresh al fresco feast on Mirabelle's great lawn

08/07/2019 By Katie Coakley

Eat + Drink

Vail Village’s Beloved Alpenrose Restaurant Gets an Authentic Culinary Makeover

A family of restaurateurs from Germany’s Black Forest reinvent a much-loved relic of “Plastic Bavaria.”

02/11/2019 By Devon O'Neil

Person of Interest

A Taste of Old Vail at the Top of Bridge Street

Meet Simone Larese, proprietor of the Blü Cow Café, a Swiss hotdog stand steeped in the spirit of her pioneering parents.

02/11/2019 By Kirsten Dobroth

Eat + Drink

This Winter's Most-Anticipated Opening: A Vail Village Culinary Landmark That Closed Last Spring

Vail Village Italian aficionados lose an old friend in Campo di Fiori, but fall in love all over again with La Nonna.

11/12/2018 By Devon O'Neil Photography by Zach Mahone

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

Dine

Colorado Cuisine Meets Old World Elegance on Gore Creek

Hotel Talisa’s signature restaurant debuts a symphony of European Alpine classics, flavored with a contemporary Colorado accent.

02/09/2018 By Kelly Bastone

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

Action Sports

A Local Taco Cart that Feeds – and Fields – a Skateboarding Team

The perfect pairing for the World's Most Best Taco? The World's Most Best Skateboarding Team, of course.

06/12/2017 By Kirsten Dobroth Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

eat

A Grand Re-opening for Minturn’s Historic Turntable Restaurant

Vail’s champions of breakfast write a new culinary chapter for Minturn’s beloved railroad diner.

06/12/2017 By geoff mintz Photography by Rebecca Stumpf

Dine

Bridge Street's Culinary 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

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

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

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