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Gourmet entertainment at Beaver Creek’s Splendido at the Chateau (1)

August 27, 2014 — 

Sometimes where you sit in a restaurant can be as memorable as what you eat while you’re there. And during the summer at Beaver Creek’s Splendido at the Chateau, you’ll …

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Eating for success at Eagle County schools (2)

August 26, 2014 — 

It’s been 10 years since Napoleon Dynamite stuffed his cargo pants full of tater tots in his high school cafeteria in the movie by the same name. Tots have been …

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High Country Baking column: Not-just-for-breakfast tarts (3)

August 26, 2014 — 

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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Vin48: Fresh flavors and exciting wines (4)

August 23, 2014 — 

Vin48 does asparagus justice. For regulars at the Avon hotspot, this comes as no surprise. Executive chef Charles Hays has built a stellar reputation by rethinking common, otherwise run-of-the-mill dishes …

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Boomin’ beer cocktails a trend in Eagle County (5)

August 22, 2014 — 

With the rising number of craft breweries and the popularity of beer in general, it was only a matter of time before someone would get creative. Beer cocktails are having …

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.Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen: A tequileria with terrific flavors and style (6)

August 20, 2014 — 

Across Colorado, taquerias are a dime a dozen. No wonder Richard Sandoval, the founding chef of Maya in Avon, calls his flagship restaurant a tequileria. Yes, you read that right: …

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Tasting traditional Spanish fare at Vail’s Sonnenalp Hotel (7)

August 19, 2014 — 

VAIL — A glass of sparkling cava and passed appetizers ranging from bacon-wrapped dates to tiny cups of two varieties of cold soup started off Thursday’s Gather in the Garden …

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Manor Vail Lodge set to host Bourbon and Barbecue event on Aug. 30 (8)

August 19, 2014 — 

VAIL — This Labor Day weekend, The Fitz Lounge invites you to experience a great day of barbecuing, bourbon tasting, live music, dancing and backyard games. The Bourbon and Barbecue …

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Small plates and big flavors at The Osprey Lounge (9)

August 19, 2014 — 

Don’t be surprised if, when hiking or biking on Beaver Creek Mountain this summer, you’re overcome with a craving for barbecue. It just means that the backyard smoking grill is …

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Maya in Avon hosts tequila tasting and dinner on Friday (10)

August 19, 2014 — 

AVON — Join Maya on Friday for a special tequila tasting and dinner with internationally acclaimed chef Richard Sandoval. This exclusive evening will feature a special four-course Mexican menu created …

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Colorful Cooking: Dive into pork tacos with fresh peach salsa (11)

August 19, 2014 — 

When the sweet peach juices cascade down your chin with each bite and you have to lunge forward so you don’t drip on your shirt, you know peach season has …

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Think outside the cheese plate for get-togethers in Eagle County (12)

August 17, 2014 — 

Your patio is beckoning. Summer evenings in the mountains are the perfect times for hosting small get-togethers. Forgo the standard wine and cheese plate and try something different. We’ve crafted …

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Keeping things light and fresh at Mirabelle at Beaver Creek (13)

August 17, 2014 — 

Take a splash of European charisma, a dash of comfortable charm and a heaping spoonful of delectable and you’ll have the recipe for Mirabelle restaurant. Located just beyond the gates …

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Crazy Mountain Brewery releases Hitcher’s Ginger Friday in Edwards (14)

August 14, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — Crazy Mountain Brewing Company’s two summer interns, Lisa Windom and Bre Steinmeyer, will host a release party today in Crazy Mountain Brewery’s tasting room to debut their internship …

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Matsuhisa Vail: sushi, sashimi and Latin-Asian influences (15)

August 13, 2014 — 

Nobu Matsuhisa views his flagship Matsuhisa restaurants — there are just six in the world — as nearer and dearer to his heart than his more prolific Nobu restaurants. That’s …

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Filling bowls, raising awareness about hunger in Eagle County (16)

August 12, 2014 — 

EDWARDS — There are two tough choices to be made at the Empty Bowls event — which handmade bowl to take home and then which soup to eat for lunch. …

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Final Chefs in the Gardens cooking demo set for Thursday in Vail (17)

August 12, 2014 — 

VAIL — The final cooking demonstration at Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Chefs in the Gardens, takes place Thursday at noon. Richard Bailey, chef, owner and operator of Taste 5 Catering, …

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High Country Baking: ‘Choc-Coco-Nut Squares’ a tasty bar cookie (18)

August 12, 2014 — 

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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This weekend’s Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival offers more than one way to sip and sample (19)

August 7, 2014 — 

This weekend’s Beaver Creek Wine & Spirits Festival is designed with connoisseurs of taste in mind. It won’t be hard to sip, savor and fill up your plate with a …

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Restaurant Kelly Liken: Intimate and inventive (20)

August 6, 2014 — 

When sommelier Jeremy Campbell returned to Vail last year from Portland, Oregon, he had a number of job prospects in the valley, and it wasn’t his intention to return to …

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