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    Eat Your Veggies
    Brenda Himelfarb | Dining , Dining and Nightlife , Healthy Living | July 20, 2016

    Back in the day, talk of someone being a vegetarian conjured up visions of an emaciated, pale looking person who probably lived in or was from California, of course, and didn’t know anything about eating properly. We were all happily eating our deep fried chicken, country-fried steaks and ball-park hot dogs. Winds up that those hippies were right on. […]

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    Farm to Table in the Vail Valley
    Cassie Pence | Dining , Dining and Nightlife |

    During the peak of summer, Executive Chef David Gutowski and his staff clip fresh greens twice a week from Grouse Mountain Grill’s garden plot in the EagleVail Community Garden. They fill two huge garbage bags and return to the Beaver Creek restaurant to wash and spin the mix of organic lettuces. Just a few hours later, lucky diners taste the peak of summer on their […]

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    Tennessee Pass Cookhouse – Our Dream Your Retreat
    Heather Hower | Dining , Dining and Nightlife , Featured Stories | December 28, 2014

    It’s the typical love story: boy meets girl at college. Girl wants to return to her hometown. The couple needs a way to make ends meet.They love the outdoors. They find a parcel of land for sale high in the Rocky Mountains and set about running a Nordic Center. Within a year, they knew they […]

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Dining and Nightlife Stories
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Caramie Schnell | Dining , Dining and Nightlife | January 5, 2017

Though Dotsero is a few thousand miles from where many believe the best rum in the world is crafted, that geographic logistic hasn’t stopped owners Jim Benson and Max Vogelman from making a super-smooth liquor. Indeed, Stoneyard Distillery is giving people a reason to get off at Exit 133 on I-70. “It’s not in town […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Activities , Dining , Dining and Nightlife |

If you want to enjoy a truly unique Colorado experience why not hitch a ride on a sleigh or snowcat? Why not get cozy under a couple of blankets and let the star filled night sky light your way to a delicious meal? It’s a wonderful way to enjoy the kind of tranquil evening that […]

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Kirsten Dobroth | Culture in the Vail Valley , Dining and Nightlife | January 3, 2017

So much energy encompasses daytime activities in the Vail Valley that it often seems that nothing could follow a day of on-mountain action found throughout the area. And while the après ski scene in Vail, Beaver Creek, and the surrounding area remains a beloved rite of passage for locals and visitors alike – there are […]

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Jessica Gilbert | Blog , Dining , Dining and Nightlife , Lifestyle | September 22, 2016

Dinner and a movie at Mirabelle’s was an evening to remember. Alysa and Jonathan Rotella hosted an evening of fine food, wine, and film. Belgian Master Chef Daniel Joly prepared a three course dinner. Hollywood screenwriter and Sonoma vitner, Robert Mark Kamen, featured his film A Walk in the Clouds and shared his award winning […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Dining , Dining and Nightlife , Healthy Living | July 20, 2016

Back in the day, talk of someone being a vegetarian conjured up visions of an emaciated, pale looking person who probably lived in or was from California, of course, and didn’t know anything about eating properly. We were all happily eating our deep fried chicken, country-fried steaks and ball-park hot dogs. Winds up that those hippies were right on. […]

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Cassie Pence | Dining , Dining and Nightlife |

During the peak of summer, Executive Chef David Gutowski and his staff clip fresh greens twice a week from Grouse Mountain Grill’s garden plot in the EagleVail Community Garden. They fill two huge garbage bags and return to the Beaver Creek restaurant to wash and spin the mix of organic lettuces. Just a few hours later, lucky diners taste the peak of summer on their […]

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Kim Fuller | Chef Profile , Dining , Dining and Nightlife | June 29, 2016

Ask Chef Fernando Ocampo for a recipe and he will give it to you, but don’t be surprised when the dish you make doesn’t taste like it did when you were dining in his restaurant. “The last ingredient I put in is 100-percent love,” shares Ocampo. And that’s Ti Amo — an Italian “I love you” that always tastes so good. This […]

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Brenda Himelfarb | Culture in the Vail Valley , Dining and Nightlife | December 19, 2015

Having one of its members go over the side of a cliff on Vail Mountain, winding up in the emergency room (yet rallying to perform) and then having its tour bus get stuck in the snow on the side of a hill did not deter Greensky Bluegrass from bringing down the house at Winter Wondergrass. […]

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Mark Summers | Dining , Dining and Nightlife | March 14, 2015

Delicious work with Mezcal on the Smoke n Fire at Toscanini. This cocktail features a great balance between the smoke and the fire. It has really robust flavors up front with a super smooth finish. Delish Enjoy! ~Mark

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With 6 short weeks until the mountain closes, there are still tons of exhilarating events taking place as we welcome in Spring. We don’t want you to miss out so we thought we would highlight them for you and your family. BURTON U.S. OPEN is taking place now! March 02, 2015 – March 07, 2015 […]

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