Category Archives: Dining

Gourmet on Gore| Vail 2016

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Labor Day is rapidly approaching, and with it Gourmet on Gore returns to Vail September 2nd-5th. Enjoy savory samplings of Vail’s most beloved restaurants while strolling through Vail Village enjoying the last of the summer blooms. The schedule this year is sure to please offering a wide array of activities for kids and adults alike.The first day of the festival commences with Gourmet on Gore Tasting Tour. Each restaurant location will include a signature beverage and hors d’oeuvres, with benefits of the evening going to a local organization, the Vail Veteran’s Program. Start Saturday off enjoying community yoga at the Solaris Plaza lawn in Vail Village. After you are done working up a sweat, enjoy the Open-Air tasting from 11am-6pm, this is a complimentary entry event with the option to pay-as-you-go bites and pours. The Open-Air tasting continues on Sunday from 11am-6pm. If you are bringing the kids with you, please make sure to stop in to Kids’ Culinary Corner at Gore Creek Drive Children’s Fountain, Saturday and Sunday from 12-5pm. This complimentary event has culinary activities that kids of any age will enjoy. The festival closes Monday with Brunch off Bridge Street from 10am-3pm. This is another complimentary admission…

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Experience The Taste of Vail

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If you savor wine, gourmet food and skiing (optional), then you’ll love The Taste of Vail. The nation’s premier spring wine and food festival, featuring 30 of Vail’s finest chefs and restaurateurs, will take place April 8-11. The Taste of Vail has become a platform for promoting the valley’s lifestyle, celebrating the community’s ever changing food and beverage abundance. Rub shoulders with winemakers and owners showcasing their wines from the nation’s top 50 wineries. Signature events, dazzling seminars and marvelous wine dinners fill the schedule. Here’s a sneak peek at some of the activities. Signature Event: Debut of 2014 Rosé Wednesday April 8, 2015 | 3:00 pm -6:00 pm | Lionshead Be one of the first to experience the newly released 2014 Roses during this session. While Rosé has the reputation for being sweet, after tasting some of the 100 varietals, you’ll find yourself marveling at the diversity of styles and flavors. From semi sweet to bone dry, there’s a Rosé to please every palate. Seminar: Farm to Table Breakfast Friday April 10, 2015 | 8:30 am -11:45 am Savor the Colorado local produce and meats prepared with flair by Vail’s top chefs. Accompanying the fresh dishes will be lively…

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Where to go and what to order at aprés

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Spend enough time at the base of Vail or Beaver Creek and you will bear witness to one of the more awesome sights in this ski town — men and women tearing up the dance floor in ski boots, eating dinner with goggles around their necks or lugging their gear to the parking structure long after dark. It all starts with apres ski. Apres has become so rooted in ski culture that it has even found itself a place on Wikipedia, which describes the activity as having originated in the Alps with skiers getting together, drinking, swapping stories and celebrating their day on the mountain. Sitting down to the apres options in Vail and Beaver Creek, one thing becomes clear — getting loose and celebrating any kind of day on the hill with your friends is too fun to refuse.   FROM BROOKLYN TO THE REMEDY One such hot spot is clearly Vendetta’s — a longtime restaurant where Vail Ski Patrol, regular locals and visitors from all corners of the earth gather for apres. Bar manager and 20-year bartender for Vendetta’s Michael Hannigan is kicking up the dust on the drink menu this winter to cater to the crowd coming…

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