Duck Ramen Bowl & Bridge Street Cheeseburger
VAIL, CO—Vail’s newest restaurant, Fall Line Kitchen & Cocktails will be open for business this Saturday, December 1st. A casual and welcoming spot right on Bridge Street will be serving the same menu all day every day from 11:00 am to 10:00 pm. Located in the space of the former Pendulum restaurant, with a fresh pop of color on the front door and livened up with large 60’s era ski photography, the centrally located restaurant is more inviting than ever.
The new concept lead by Executive Chef Jake Burkhardt will offer burgers, sandwiches, salads, flat breads and shareable snacks. The duck ramen with duck leg confit, poached egg, shiitake mushrooms and a 3-day broth is sure to be a comforting favorite. Along with the Maine Lobster Roll BLT with sweet chunks of Maine lobster, lemon mayonnaise and cherry wood bacon served with old bay potato chips. Popular items to share are the flat breads, The Luigi topped with mushrooms, broccoli, pork sausage, roasted garlic, pecorino cheese and Calabrian chilies or the Queso Fundido with chorizo, jalapeno and cilantro.
Belly up to the bar for inventive cocktails, craft beers and over 75 wine selections. Bar Manager Brandon Bigalke serves fun concoctions like the Ring of Fire with Cane Rum, Ancho Reyes, Giffard, banana, lime, habanero, honey and bitters. Or share a drink with friends like the large format Colorado Spritz with Leopold Bros aperitivo, dry vermouth, sparkling wine, soda water and grapefruit bitters serving 4-6 people.
Commanding the team is director of operations, David Walford, the former chef-owner of Splendido in Beaver Creek for over 22 years, who has offered up his extensive knowledge guiding the menu with recipes and techniques. His vision is to craft an approachable dining experience for everyone. “Casual and quick with just enough sophistication, but not over the top is the idea, with fresh ingredients at a friendly price.”
Elevation Partners, the local restaurant group who has brought favorites White Bison and Crespelle to Vail Village will continue to grow with Fall Line Kitchen & Cocktails, creating memorable experiences with thoughtful food and hospitality.