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Recent Stories in Food & Drink

Sauce on the Creek is a welcoming, family-style atmosphere with contemporary Italian cuisine…plus some surprises

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

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Rocky Mountain Tacos is a hotspot for juicy tacos, steaming burritos and tasty salsas

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

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WYLD treats taste buds to unexpected flavor

February 13, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. There are many words that describe Beaver Creek — sophisticated, upscale and luxurious may come to mind. The enclave of The Ritz-Carlton, Bachelor Gulch, personifies all of these adjectives and more, but

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Prep-ahead egg and veggie muffins provide an easy and nutritious snack

February 12, 2019 — Take advantage of the essential fats and vitamins found in eggs while also adding vegetables to your diet.

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Fiestas celebrates three decades of delivering cuisine brimming with mouth-watering authenticity

February 12, 2019 — Editor's note: This story first ran as a paid feature in EAT magazine. This year will mark the 30th anniversary of Fiesta's tenure in the Vail Valley. It is a testament to the quality and place in the community the restaurant has maintained over three

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EAT Drink is healthy, fresh, friendly

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.

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At Elway’s, precision and perfection are part of the nightly play-by-play

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

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Garfinkel’s offers delicious, affordable dining in an après setting

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

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El Sabor offers delicious Latin American cuisine just steps from the snow

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

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Spiced wine isn’t just for the holidays, gluhwein served all winter long at Sonnenalp Vail

February 5, 2019 — A staple at holiday markets in Europe, try making this spiced wine at home or enjoy it in the comfort of the Sonnenalp.

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Foods of Vail offers grab-and-go, stay and eat options

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

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Swap out the deep fried or nacho cheese filled snacks for something heartier and healthier on Super Bowl Sunday

January 29, 2019 — What are you going to make for the big Super Bowl party this Sunday? Here's an idea from Tracy Miller, the Colorful Cook.

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The Rose offers fine dining and more

January 28, 2019 — Editor's note: This story is reprinted from EAT Magazine featuring the best restaurants in the Vail Valley. EAT is available on magazine racks and hotel lobbies for free. The Rose in Edwards is a rare find. This cozy bistro, nestled in the heart of The

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Gear up at Grill on the Gore

January 24, 2019 — It may seem as if Vail has shared all of its secrets, but one gem remains remarkably below-the-radar: Grill on the Gore. For those who enjoy gliding along on cross-country skis or exploring by fat bike, perhaps you've already discovered this oasis of comfort food

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Marko’s Pizza has been serving great local pizza and pasta for 25 years

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

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Matsuhisa offers intricate Japanese cuisine with a Hokusetsu chaser

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

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Maya is equal parts sweet and spicy with a dash of love

January 24, 2019 — A little bit of magic exists right in Avon. Maya Modern Mexican Grill and Tequila Bar is equal parts sweet and spicy with a dash of love for an overall experience that warms the heart, fills the belly and makes spirits bright… not only from

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Mirabelle serves exquisite cuisine in an intimate, comfortable setting

January 24, 2019 — There is only one word to describe everything about Mirabelle at Beaver Creek: exquisite. From the moment you walk into the cozy sitting room with its warm fireplace and small bar, you are taken to another place. A place of intimacy and comfort, that's chic

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Nozawa offers sushi, sake and (now) Hibachi

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

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Pazzo’s dishes up pizza — and love — in the Vail Valley

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

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