February 15, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. Finding a dinner option that makes you feel like family while feeding you like the same (hello, thirds), can be challenging. But at Sauce on the Creek, located at Traer Creek Plaza
February 14, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. There are few places in the Vail Valley where you can score a meal for less than $10, much less one that features made-from-scratch, fresh ingredients. It's no mystery why Rocky Mountain
February 5, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. It was a summer spent in France that inspired Tracey Van Curan to learn as much as she possibly could about the world of fine foods. The owner of Foods Of Vail
January 24, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. You may know Nozawa for its awesome happy hour and superb off-season deals, and now there's something else to bring you to this Avon restaurant for sushi and more. Nozawa has started
January 24, 2019 — For 28 years, Pazzo's has been dishing up pizza — and love — in the Vail Valley. Three friends, Mike O'Meara, "Grateful Mike;" Tom Clinton "Powder Tom;" and Bryan Hutchinson "Hutch," met in the mountains of Vail in the early 1980s. The three enjoyed the
January 24, 2019 — It's been five years since Pho 20 opened in Avon and the restaurant has become a favorite for dine-in or take-out among locals and visitors. Owners Cong and Chloe Hoang have maintained a consistent ethos: Keep it fresh and keep it simple. Whether you're a
January 23, 2019 — A few boxes need to be checked to ensure the success of a restaurant in the Vail Valley: proximity to community centers, consistent quality/service and killer atmosphere. Loaded Joe's scores 100 points here and the extra credit goes to the fact that they ARE one
January 23, 2019 — It was December of 1988 when Sharon Mou, known as Mama Mou, opened her first restaurant in The Lodge at Avon Center. China Garden became a local go-to spot for Mandarin and Szechuan cuisine. After venturing into other businesses and leasing out the space, Sharon
January 11, 2019 — There are few places in the Vail Valley that are as firmly entrenched in the locals' psyche as Bob's Place. Your first visit there is a rite of passage, whether you're in town for a few days or a few decades. But, after one hearty
January 11, 2019 — One look at the Blue Plate menu, and you'll take a trip not just around the globe, but through culinary styles. "People tell you that you should focus on one thing and do it really well," Adam Roustom says, who owns Blue Plate with his
January 11, 2019 — For more than 40 years, Beaver Liquors in Avon has been selling spirits, wine and beer to the imbibers in the valley. Upon first glance, it may seem like a fairly typical liquor store: Scotch, whiskey and tequila are displayed to their best advantage; coolers
July 24, 2018 — Whether you’re looking for a daily pick-me-up or something special to pack in your picnic basket this summer, Green Elephant Juicery in Avon, Edwards and Vail is the place to go for fresh salads, acai bowls, breakfast options, wraps, snacks, cold-pressed juices and naturally sweet treats.
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