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Week 2 of Vail Restaurant Month is Health and Outdoors Week!

Four Seasons Spa Dinner
Nightly during Health & Outdoors Week
September 26- October 2 • 5pm-10pm
Flame has partnered with the award winning Spa at Four Seasons to pair mini treatments with a decadent dinner. Guests will enjoy a 25-minute neck, back and shoulder massage followed by a three-course spa-inspired menu created by Chef Jason Harrison in Flame. Spa treatments will begin at 5 p.m. with dinner to follow.

*$145 per person

Terra Bistro
Vail Restaurant Month Three-Course Chef’s Menu at Terra Bistro
Nightly during Vail Restaurant Month
September 19-October 16
Every night during Vail Restaurant Month, the legendary Terra Bistro offers a three-course “Chef’s Selection” menu for *$39 per person. Enjoy your choice of selected appetizers, a salad, and choice of selected main courses for only *$39. Visit to view sample menus.

Reservations recommended
call 970-476-6836

Big Bear Bistro
Outdoor Adventure Backpack Lunch
Everyday during Health & Outdoors Week
Big Bear Bistro will provide a reusable backpack that will be yours to keep, when you order a “to-go” lunch for 2 or more and remember to tell us it’s Vail Restaurant Month. Choose from any of our many gourmet sandwiches (considered the best in the Valley). We’ll include a pickle, bag of chips, bottle of water and a cookie for $15.00 a person. We proudly use fresh baked organic bread delivered daily, Boar’s Head meats, and organic greens and tomatoes. We appreciate when you call ahead, so that we can have your lunch ready for you. Big Bear Bistro Conveniently located at the top of Bridge Street in Vail Village 297 Hanson Ranch Rd., Vail, CO 81657
Orders: (970) 300-1394

Gluten Free French Cuisine at the Left Bank Restaurant
Nightly during Health and Outdoors Week
5:30pm -10pm
Not only does it feel like the French countryside when you walk into The Left Bank Restaurant, but the French being spoken around you makes you feel like you’re in a small town in the French Alps. French cuisine is something decadent, to be savored and enjoyed with every bite and now thanks to the Left Bank, imagine all this “gluten free!” Chef Jean Michel will present a menu that is “Heart Smart” and delicious. Celebrating 40 years of service, The Left Bank Restaurant is proud to establish a standard and continue to meet it.

Reservations recommended
call 970-476-3696

*4 courses for $45/Heart Smart/Gluten Free

Larkspur Restaurant
Thrive at Five!
Wednesdays-Sundays During
Vail Restaurant Month • 5pm-7pm
The best kept secret in town, Larkspur’s Bar and Patio open at 5pm daily with Happy Hour specials from 5-7pm. Vail’s locals know Larkspur is not just for fine dining! For rest and refreshment after your day outdoors or for a casual dinner, visit Larkspur’s bar for pizzas, salads, and the famous Larkburger. Happy Hour 5-7pm with Domestic Draughts, $5 Larkspur Lightnings, $7 Wines by the Glass, $7 Plates

Sweet Basil
Chef Paul Anders’ Health & Wellness Three-Course Menu
Nightly during Health & Outdoors Week
Chef Paul Anders has created a special three-course menu celebrating “Health & Outdoors Week” of Vail Restaurant Month. Enjoy the fall cuisine of a selected appetizer, entrée, and dessert. Available nightly during “Health, Wellness & Outdoors Week”.

$45 per person
Special event reservations by phone only to 970-476-0125

 Tuesday, Sept. 27

Alpine Wine and Spirits
Chandon Wine tasting
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Mickey Werner hosts complimentary tastings of a premium spirit or wine each Tuesday afternoon every week of Vail Restaurant Month. Tasting Tuesdays 2011 will showcase premium spirits and wines from the Moët Hennessy portfolio!
 10 Cane Rum tasting – September 20
Chandon wine tasting – September 27
Belvedere Vodka tasting – October 4
Grand Marnier tasting – October 11.

For more information:

Sweet Basil
Power Up!
Health & Outdoors Week
Tuesday, September 27
Power Up with Power Foods: Join Sweet Basil and Chef Paul Anders as we explore healthy ingredients that can help you “power” through your day and lead to a healthier lifestyle. Paul will demonstrate simple recipes using these health providing ingredients and teach you how to take out the harmful elements of your diet while retaining intense flavors in your cooking. We will also discuss the potential health benefits of incorporating these items into your diet, such as cancer fighting antioxidants, anti-aging properties, lowering blood pressure, weight loss, lowering risk of heart disease and improving immune functions. Whether it’s a wild salmon filet with grilled sweet potatoes, barley and almond puree or a peanut butter and banana smoothie, this is not your typical health food. Cooking healthy does not have to mean the end to great food as you know it!  5:30pm-7pm, $25 per person. Special event reservations by phone only to 970-476-0125

Restaurant Kelly Liken
Whole Hog Dinner
Wednesday, September 28 • 6:30pm
Start your evening with a hog butchering demonstration in our dining room by Mark DeNittis of Denvers Il Mondo Vecchio.  Enjoy four delicious hogcentric courses from Eagle County 4-H member-raised hog. Highlighted by guest bartender and cocktail pairings from Leopold Brothers Distillery. Appetizers and cocktails and the demonstration begin at 6:30pm, followed by dinner. Space is limited. Call for reservations now at 970-479-0175. $99 per person

Vegetarian Dinner at La Tour
Thursday, September 29 • 6pm-10pm
Join us for Chef Ferzacca’s health and wellness dinner, focusing on seasonal, locally farmed produce crafted into four scintillating courses. Each course is thoughtfully prepared to maintain the purity and integrity of its ingredients ensuring a delectable experience. Reservations recommended. Call 970-476-4403. *4 Courses – $49

Tavern On the Square at The Arrabelle at Vail Square,
Ribs and Whiskey
Thursday 9/22, Thursday 9/29, Thursday 10/06 • 6pm-9pm
Join us at the Tavern on the Square, for three evenings, our skilled barrel master will take you through four pairings of our favorite whiskeys, which Chef Dodd has paired with ribs. Every Thursday evening during Vail Restaurant Month you will have the opportunity to sample ribs in four different preparations, each as unique as the whiskey they are served with. $45 per person

Grappa Fine Wines & Spirits
Thirsty Thursday
Thursday, September 29 •  3-6pm
An introductory tasting of Belvedere Grapefruit vodka at Grappa! For more information, call (970) 479-WINE (9463) or email us at

Terra Bistro
Vail Restaurant Month
Social Club Mixer
Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14
Make plans to be in Vail Village during Vail Restaurant Month! Every Friday join your friends at Terra Bistro to get primed for a night in the village dining and taking in all that Vail has to offer during the foliage season. Fridays during Vail Restaurant Month, Terra Bistro will be hosting the public for our new Social Club Mixer where we’ll be offering complimentary light hors d’oeuvres. Dine with us later and enjoy our Vail Restaurant Month three-course menu or head out into Vail’s world-renowned dining scene. Either way, we’re happy to see you. 5:00pm-6:30pm  Call for info 970-476-6836

West Vail Liquor Mart
“Health & Outdoors Week” Tasting
Friday, September 30, 2011 •  4-6pm
To celebrate “Health & Outdoors Week” West Vail Liquor Mart presents a special tasting to feature organic wine, beer and liquor items. 4-6pm. Location: 2151 N. Frontage Road, Vail, CO. Take I-70 to exit 173. For more information, please call (970) 476-2675

The Sebastian Vail
Little Foodies in The Kitchen
Presented by Little Chefs of Vail and The Sebastian
Friday, September 30 • 6-8pm
Saturday, October 1 • 6-8pm
Friday, October 7 • 6-8pm
Saturday, October 8 • 6-8pm
Let the kids cook dinner tonight! In this delicious event, kids will be welcomed into the world-class kitchens of The Sebastian Vail.  They will put on chef whites and make (and bring home) some amazing homemade pork and vegetable pot stickers, duck spring rolls and “Salad Scramble”!You may never have to cook again!  Your budding chef will grate, slice, mix, and create to their hearts content! And parents can enjoy 2 for 1 drinks in Vail’s hottest new bar, Frost!  Ages 4-15 are welcome! $30.00 per kid. To reserve your spot, call (970) 306-7174

Vail Chophouse
Run, Ride, Refresh
Saturday, October 1 (Meet at 1PM at Vail Chophouse Start: 2-2:30PM -5PM)
Enjoy the fresh crisp morning air and beautiful Fall surroundings in Vail with a guided group run or bike ride on Vail mountain, followed by some much deserved refreshment and relaxation at the Vail Chophouse. Reward yourself with a variety of delectable Chophouse appetizers and refreshing libations and continue to take in the incredible views of Vail Mountain from the restaurant’s slopeside deck as you get the inside scoop on the newest and best gear and technology from Runners World and Bicycling Magazine’s experts 

Terra Bistro
Recipes for Health for the Thanksgiving Table with Martha Rose Shulman
Health and Outdoors Week
Saturday, October 1, 2011
On Saturday Evening October 1, Vail’s iconic restaurant Terra Bistro hosts New York Times food columnist and best-selling cookbook author Martha Rose Shulman for an intimate cooking demonstration and dinner showcasing some of Martha’s favorite fall recipes. This multi-course meal will delight the health-conscious foodie and provide wonderful and approachable recipes for the home cook looking to shake up those Thanksgiving traditions.

*$65 per person