Restaurant Kelly Liken, 12 Vail in Vail, is kicking-off Cochon 555 tonight with a six-course, collaborative menu from five Colorado chefs: Jason Harrison of Four Seasons Resort, Jeff Osaka of twelve , Alex Seidel of Fruition, Lon Symensma of ChoLon and Cochon 555 founder Brady Lowe.
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The thirteenth annual Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines Festival got tapped yesterday in Vail, and it runs through Saturday, January 12.
This winter fest -- which takes place at Vail Cascade Resort & Spa -- features some of the most unique and rare (and strongest) craft beers in the country.
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This is part one of my interview with Thomas Salamunovich, exec chef of Larkspur and Larkburger, Part two of our chat will be posted here tomorrow.
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Back in February, we told you about a Vail sex assault investigation targeting three Kent Denver students. The trio in question evaded criminal charges in the case, but the story's not over. None of the three is returning to the exclusive, ultra-pricey private school, and the father of an expelled s ... More >>
Update: For the second time in less than a week, a skier has been killed while schussing the slopes at Keystone.
The death brings the total skier deaths this year in Colorado to eleven, just six shy of a macabre record set in 2008.
If you're looking for an excuse to head for the hills (we know you're not going for the snow!), Vail's annual Big Beers, Belgians and Barleywines festival should do the trick. The celebration started yesterday and continues through tomorrow; events include homebrew demonstrations, a brewmaster's din ... More >>
New Belgium Brewing's Peter Bouckaert and the Vail Cascade's chef Adam Votaw share a brew.Tonight, the Big Beers, Belgians & Barleywines Festival will kick off in Vail with a stellar lineup of breweries, some of which are even offering specialty brews for the tenth annual installment of the f ... More >>
Among Colorado ski towns, Vail gets ragged on for being totally, painfully fake. Unfortunately, the town can now boast of hosting an Old-West tradition that rivals Aspen and Telluride would probably rather do without: the drunken-bar shootout.At 7:30 on Saturday, 63-year-old Richard "Rossi" Morea ... More >>
Taste of Vail mountaintop picnic
What restaurant in its right mind would serve a dessert called "tropical panna cotta" at a mountaintop picnic, high above the town of Vail, in a raging blizzard? Seriously. What kind of dumbass would play such a cruel joke on all ... More >>
CarniVail, Vail's annual Mardi Gras festival, kicked off on Sunday, but the festivities continue through February 27. Today from 3-6 p.m., the Bud Light Street Party will feature the Tony G All Stars, with a Fat Tuesday Parade in Vail Village from 4-5 p.m. For details, go to www.CarniVail.net.
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As reported with merciless pix on TheSmokingGun and with keen analysis by our own intrepid Joel Warner ("New Ski Move Spotted at Vail"), a 48-year-old skier at Vail got depantsed on the chair lift yesterday, dangling upside down for fifteen minutes while rescuers tried to get him down and fellow ... More >>
Leave it to those merry pranksters at the Smoking Gun to spot this moment of utter embarrassment and hilarity at Vail Mountain resort last Friday. It turns out a skier attempted to ride the high-speed lift at Vail's Blue Sky Basin, but when the seat didn't fold down all the way he somehow slipped ... More >>
Update: The Jimmy Kimmel Live clip is posted after the jump. Isaac Slade (pictured above) and his bandmates in the Fray, who performed in the snow this past weekend at Vail's Snow Daze, have revealed the track list for the band's forthcoming self-titled album, which is due to be released here ... More >>