February 12, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. Eat/Drink has cracked the code for what makes a small restaurant work — healthy, fresh, friendly — in other words, they have the right formula to lure discerning foodies back for more.
February 12, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. To say that Elway's in Vail Village is known for its steaks is like saying John Elway played a little football. Precision, practice and perfection are part of the nightly play-by-play action
February 12, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. Anyone who knows Vail knows that Garfinkel's is one of the best après spots in town, but not everyone realizes that the restaurant is also a great dinner destination where you can
February 11, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. It's good to know that you barely need to leave the snow for a delicious and flavorful fiesta in Lionshead. Right at the bottom of the mountain and just steps from the
January 24, 2019 — Established in 1994, Marko's has been serving great local pizza and pasta for nigh on 25 years. It's a name that is recognized up and down this valley — a name that is synonymous with awesome Italian cuisine and lively local character. Old skis and
January 24, 2019 — Of all the reasons to spend an evening at Matsuhisa Vail, one of the best may be the elixir inside a bamboo carafe, ready to be poured, sipped and savored. Chef Nobu first experienced Hokusetsu sake in 1987 when his Japanese rock musician friend brought
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 — Think back to an unforgettable evening, one that shines softly in the back of your mind. You remember: Your dining companion was charming, the waitstaff was impeccable and the food — oh, the food — you continued dreaming about the incomparable cuisine for weeks after.
January 24, 2019 — Sometimes you go to the market for butter and milk and you come out with a wrapped slice of imported cheese, a loaf of artisan bread and a scoop of gelato. Yes, sounds like an early afternoon shopping stop in Europe, and that's just what
January 23, 2019 — You gotta admit, there's nothing like knowing that there's a good old-fashioned deli in town. You know, the kind of place where you meet the owner and do the schmooze while scarfing down a great breakfast before beginning your day, or head in for a
January 23, 2019 — It's easy to drive right past Joy Sushi, tucked into an unassuming corner of the West Vail Mall. But once discovered, it's a spot that often brings sushi lovers back again and again. The restaurant is intimate, bright and cozy, with a small sushi bar.
January 23, 2019 — Just over 20 years ago, Stephen and Elisabetta Virion opened a deli-style restaurant in Vail Village with 15 seats. Over the years, La Bottega has evolved into full Italian restaurant with space to welcome 150 guests. With the gradual growth of the establishment, La Bottega's
January 23, 2019 — Dinner at La Tour is like every first date gone right. From the buzzy awareness of playful flavors that flirt and tease, to the easy comfort of a friendly space that urges you to relax and be yourself — but always your best self —
January 23, 2019 — Tucked inside of The Sebastian is Leonora, a hip bistro, tapas and wine bar that's an inspired place to share dinner and libations with family and friends. Whether you get cozy in a high-backed booth or belly up to the bar, you'll have the option
January 11, 2019 — At Bōl, opposing dining concepts collide — gourmet food, fine wine and sophisticated cocktails are paired with the clash of bowling pins and the stylish modernity of a hip bar — and the effect is nothing short of a fun time. Situated in Vail Village's
January 11, 2019 — Bistro Fourteen presents all the elements of delicious, memorable dining without the extravagant bill. It's a family-friendly restaurant that's also perfect for couples or large après ski parties, with made-from-scratch cuisine, spectacular mountain views and knowledgeable, attentive wait staff. Located at 10,350 feet atop Vail
January 11, 2019 — For years, Big Bear Bistro, located just off the top of Bridge Street, has been known for its hearty breakfast, healthy, organic salads and famous sandwiches served on freshly baked or gluten-free bread. So, in essence, before you hit the mountain, you can begin your
January 3, 2019 — For more than 40 years, Alpenrose has been luring guests and locals alike away from "what they should do" onto their appealing patio, plying them with liters of authentic German beer and cuisine to match. And while the new owners, the Thomas (who created Almresi),