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15 Colorado restaurant patios worth detouring to this summer

Steamboat Springs’ most sought-after summer patio reservation overlooks the Yampa River. A multi-level deck and yard space makes this a perfect date- and family-night destination.

Ski Towns, Resorts And Restaurants Get Creative To Entertain Guests This Season

Even as ski towns and the businesses that call them home headed into a season they knew would be full of losses, they spent money. They added yurts, tents and glass enclosures for outdoor dining. More fat bikes were ordered, additional trails were opened and they invested in safety equipment and gear.

36 Hours in Steamboat Springs

You won’t see too many luxury stores or fancy condos here. This Colorado ski resort is a place of indie flair, Western appeal and, yes, plenty of champagne powder.

Ultimate Colorado Guide: 7 Days in Colorado

Have dinner at one of the best restaurants in Steamboat Springs, Aurum Food & Wine, nestled along the Yampa River…”This was my favourite meal throughout the trip! Love the variety, the seasonality and the perfect execution of the dishes.” READ

The New York Times: Off the Slopes in Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs used to be a snow globe filled with champagne powder snow, cowboys and farmers who make the Yampa Valley their home. READ

ZAGAT: 12 Must-Try Restaurants in Steamboat Springs

If it had nothing to offer but its primo location across the river from Howelsen Hill, this contemporary go-to would live up to its moniker, Latin for “gold.” READ

303 Magazine: Fork It: Aurum Food & Wine

If you’re not already planning a trip to Steamboat Springs this summer, the newly opened Aurum Food & Wine is just one more reason why this destination should be on everyone’s short-list for those weekend getaways. Here’s why…READ

VacationIdea: 17 Best Things to Do in Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Aurum Food and Wine in downtown Steamboat Springs is an elegant restaurant with spectacular views of the Yampa River. READ

Reign Magazine: Aprés is a Verb

What better way to experience the Rocky Mountains than by enjoying a meal and sipping a cocktail on a wide-open patio? READ

Westword: First Look

You can always tell when a restaurateur is apathetic, even when it’s his first rodeo and the balls are to the walls. Phil Armstrong is the antitheses of the indifferent restaurant owner. READ

Boulder Weekly: Ski Town USA grows up

Armstrong has created an interesting mishmash of a restaurant. There is the expansive bar where you would feel comfortable with a martini or milk stout, the dining room with its elegant feel and Adirondack chairs for sitting and sipping. READ

Yahoo Travel: The Weekender: Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Arguably, one of the best restaurants in Steamboat is Aurum Food & Wine, with wines from its own Colorado vineyard and a delicious menu of farm-to-table fare. You can’t find a better spot for an evening cocktail than Aurum’s deck overlooking the Yampa river with outdoor fire pits. READ

Eater: Aurum Food & Wine Now Open in Steamboat Springs

Phillips Armstrong is giving mountain-goers a new reason to stop in Steamboat Springs: His brand new restaurant Aurum Food & Wine. A graduate of Colorado State and Temple Universities, Armstrong has a passion for people and how they relate. READ

FOX 31: Explore Colorado: Steamboat Luxe

When you think of Steamboat Springs, you probably think Ski Town USA or Cowboy Town, but you might not necessarily think luxury. READ

Steamboat Today: Sweetwater Grill sold; new concept opens in May

The lineup of restaurants on Yampa Street is undergoing another major shift, with Sweetwater Grill being sold and a new concept set to open in the riverside space in May. READ

Dining Out: Striking Gold in Steamboat Springs

Aurum (AU), the chemical element for gold and the Latin word meaning to glow or shine, may seem like an odd and rather unpronounceable name for a restaurant. Owner Phil Armstrong says he was convinced by a heartfelt email from his mother that this was his “golden opportunity” to create the “new element in dining.” READ

ZAGAT: Aurum Food & Wine Opens in Steamboat Springs

There are a whole lot of surprises in store for the cyclists, kayakers and rodeo enthusiasts who head up to Steamboat this summer: the mountain town’s restaurant scene is in the midst of a renaissance, one we’ll be exploring in a feature later this month. Exhibit A has got to be Aurum Food & Wine, which opens Friday in the stunning two-story building that formerly housed Sweetwater Grill on the banks of the Yampa River. READ

SKI Magazine: Ski Country’s Hottest New Tables (Print Only)

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