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Vail Brewing Co. brings handcrafted suds to Eagle-Vail (1)

May 19, 2015 — 

Colorado is known for sunshine and suds. And Eagle County continues to contribute to that reputation. Vail Brewing Co. offers locals and visitors alike a new sunny spot — once May’s …

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High Country Baking: Lemon-poppy seed muffins are tender with a crunch (2)

May 19, 2015 — 

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Vail food feature: Asparagus and pork get gussied up with a lemon-truffle sauce (3)

May 12, 2015 — 

One of my favorite summer meals is asparagus and pork chops cooked to perfection on the grill. It’s a fast and effortless meal that is perfect for summer weeknights.Often I’m …

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Powder Keg Brewing Brief: News you need to know from the craft beer world (4)

April 29, 2015 — 

Breckenridge Brewery recently released a new year-round India Pale Ale in all of its markets. Breck IPA starts with a floral aroma with hints of tropical fruit, and a bready …

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Vail recipe: Keep spring lamb burgers from tasting gamey (5)

April 28, 2015 — 

When I lived in France, the seasonality of meats such as lamb was celebrated. Rarely have I tasted lamb so mild and sweet as the first cuts of spring lamb …

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Vail chef: ‘Everything is better with microgreens’ (6)

April 21, 2015 — 

In the high country, springtime can be a tough season to grow plants. Warm sunny days followed by a frost the next morning tends to discourage whichever small sprouts have …

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High altitude baking recipe: Brown sugar babycakes are easy-to-make treat (7)

April 21, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall, and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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First-ever Vail James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour brings big names, big flavors (8)

April 11, 2015 — 

VAIL — Walking into Larkspur for the James Beard Foundation’s Celebrity Chef Tour, held Friday evening, it’s easy to imagine that you’re in New York, Chicago or San Francisco, based …

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Sommelier Josh Wesson leads Taste of Vail seminar Saturday (9)

April 10, 2015 — 

At Taste of Vail today, sommelier Josh Wesson will present a seminar — titled “Many Sips to Enlightenment” — that will have guests eating, drinking and thinking about the blending …

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Taste of Vail continues with picnic, seminars (10)

April 10, 2015 — 

VAIL — It’s springtime in Vail, and there’s no better way to celebrate the sun and bluebird skies than by succumbing to total and utter culinary debauchery. The 25th annual …

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Chefs vie for top honors at Taste of Vail’s Lamb Cook-Off Thursday (11)

April 8, 2015 — 

With a sea of white tents, savory aromas permeating the air and throngs of people balancing small plates and glasses of wine weaving their way through the streets, Vail Village …

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Debut of Rose wine event kicks off 25th annual Taste of Vail (12)

April 7, 2015 — 

Rose is the international diplomat of the wine world.It has a foot in both the red wine and white wine camps, and plays exceptionally well with others — regardless of …

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After nearly 15 years in Vail, Sonnenalp pastry chef Bernie Oswald heads to warmer climes (13)

April 3, 2015 — 

For years, in a hot, somewhat cramped kitchen below the sprawling Sonnenalp Hotel in Vail, pastry chef Bernie Oswald has performed a sweet labor of love, making memories for brides, …

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The James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour dinner stops in Vail April 10 (14)

March 31, 2015 — 

Colorado has hosted a handful of James Beard Celebrity Chef Tour dinners over the years, all at notable establishments: five in Crested Butte for the town’s wine and food festival; …

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Maya and The Westin Riverfront offering Easter brunch, kid’s activities on April 5 (15)

March 24, 2015 — 

AVON — Maya is celebrating Easter with a special holiday brunch on April 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.The Westin Riverfront will also host an Easter egg and scavenger …

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High Country Baking column: French lemon tart (16)

March 24, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: High altitudes makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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Crazy Mountain Brewing Company in Edwards celebrates Colorado Craft Beer Week (17)

March 24, 2015 — 

EDWARDS — In celebration of Colorado Craft Beer Week, Crazy Mountain Brewery will host a series of events Wednesday through Saturday.On Wednesday, Crazy Mountain Brewing Company will host a beer …

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Vail Daily food feature: 10 ideas for turning toast into something exciting (18)

March 17, 2015 — 

We’re not entirely sure what the difference is between a classic open-faced sandwich and the suddenly hip world of toast with toppings.Then again, maybe it doesn’t much matter. A thick …

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High Altitude Baking column: Chocolate-walnut turnovers a satisfying treat (19)

March 10, 2015 — 

Editor’s note: High altitude makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and …

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Beaver Creek wine dinners are Thursday evenings in March (20)

March 10, 2015 — 

BEAVER CREEK — Beaver Creek’s featured wine dinners at Allie’s Cabin offer artfully crafted dishes, masterful wine pairings and a dynamic fireworks display during select Thursday evenings now through March …

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