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Picnic at more than 10,000 feet in Vail

Daily Staff ReportVail CO, Colorado
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VAIL The 18th Annual Taste of Vail will host the foodies favorite event, the Mountain Top Picnic on Vail Mountain. Held on the third day of the festival, the Mountain Top Picnic takes guests 10,350 feet above sea level to Eagles Nest on Vail Mountain. The picnic is held in a hand-built snow arena that completes the picturesque event as the mountain top serves as the venue for local Vail restaurants to serve gourmet picnic fare. The signature dishes also are paired with fine wines from wineries from around the world.

This year, the picnic includes an igloo martini bar sponsored by Belvedere vodka and features a variety of fare from Vail restaurants including: Blue Moose, Blus, Chaps, Cucina Rustica, Game Creek Club, La Tour, Ocotillo at the Vail Marriott Mountain Resort, Restaurant Kelly Liken, Restaurant Mirador, Terra Bistro, Two Elk, Up the Creek, Vail Gourmet Cookie Company and Wildwood.Individual tickets for the Mountain Top Picnic can be purchased for $135 per person and is included in the Taste of Vail event pass. For more information about the Mountain Top Picnic and other Taste of Vail events, visit http://www.tasteofvail.com.

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