January 31, 2017 — Educated 'winos' in Vail's restaurant scene help diners enjoy the wine experience By Traci J. Macnamara • Photos by Dominique Taylor When navigating the wide world of wine, even the most adventurous travelers will often find themselves needing the advice of an expert guide. In
December 29, 2016 — DRIVE THRU 2111 North Frontage Road | West Vail | 970.688.5247 * 150 East Beaver Creek Boulevard | Avon | 970.470.4042 616 W. Lionshead Circle, Unit 206, Concert Hall Plaza | Vail | 970.470.4206 | greenelephantjuicery.com by Emily Jaissle photos by DOMINIQUE TAYLOR The more
December 29, 2016 — 48 E. Beaver Creek Blvd. Avon 970.748.WINE | vin48.com by Suzanne Hoffman photos by dominique taylor In December 2007, long-time locals with impressive gastronomic pedigrees, Collin Baugh, Greg Eynon and Charles Hays, opened vin48 in Avon, steps from Beaver Creek's front door. The trio quickly
December 29, 2016 — 142 E. Beaver Creek Place | Avon | 970.949.4777 story & photos by dominique taylor Kiwi International Delight and Coffee Co. is not your typical ice cream parlor. With between 50 to 60 flavors of house-made ice cream, sorbet, gelato and fruit bars offered daily
December 29, 2016 — 126 Riverfront Lane, Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa | Avon 970.790.5500 | richardsandoval.com/mayabc by Traci J. Macnamara photos by linda guerrette Even though Maya is tucked inside The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa, this modern Mexican kitchen and tequilaria is no normal resort hotel restaurant.
December 29, 2016 — 182 Avon Rd. | 970.470.4121 boxcarrestaurant.com by Kim Fuller photos by DOMINIQUE TAYLOR There's a food train you'll want to jump on in Avon. Boxcar Restaurant & Bar is driven by its chef-owners and always on track with local purveyors and seasonal ingredients. This modern
December 29, 2016 — Located wherever you'd like 970.401. 1769 | redmaplecatering.com by wren bova photos by kristin anderson Instead of making reservations, let the restaurant come to you —chefs, servers, bartenders… and of course the dishwashers. Jason Harrison's Red Maple Catering is an entirely different catering group.
November 14, 2016 — Quality meets convenience — that's the way the Vail Valley does fast food, and that's Nicky's Quickie. The business is in its 12th year, known for fresh and flavorful Greek and Middle Eastern cuisine, available at local farmers' markets, festivals, and from its quaint kitchen
November 14, 2016 — Maya is far from your typical run-of-the-mill vanilla hotel restaurant. The "modern Mexican kitchen" in the Westin Riverfront Hotel & Spa has vast windows that draw the eye up to Beaver Creek Mountain and the hand-made Mexican tiles surrounding the bar add to the south-of-the-border
November 14, 2016 — The kid in you can't help but smile when you walk into Kiwi International Delights & Coffee Co. in Avon to find row upon row of ice creams, gelatos and sorbets with eye-popping colors that span the full spectrum. And the adult in you will
November 14, 2016 — With every turn, twist and taste at Avon's Boxcar Restaurant & Bar, the food, drinks and décor delight all five senses. Walk in and see the swanky bar on the right and a few well-placed tables, you’ll know the owners at Boxcar understand mountain modern,
November 14, 2016 — With all the options for wining and dining throughout the Vail Valley, Green Elephant provides a refreshing counterpoint that has not only amassed a hefty local following, but has created a kind of pilgrimage for visitors looking to start the day on a lighter note
October 10, 2016 — The chefs at Vin 48 are all about mixing it up. They'll run specials on a nightly basis, and the dishes that become a hit may make their way onto the menu for a few weeks. Some things don't change, like the mussels — a