Drinking through the X Games

Let’s face it: XGames can be an endurance test for the liver. It’s a party, and Aspen goes a bit crazy enjoying the revelry of extreme sports greatness.  Aside from all the sports drinks floating about town (you could probably live on free neon-colored beverages during the events), there’s lots of alcohol to enjoy. But… Read more

X Games in Aspen

ESPN Winter X Games 2012 Thursday, January 26 – Sunday, January 29 Base of Buttermilk Mountain Winter X Games returns to Aspen January 26-29, 2012.  Be there as more than 200 of the world’s best athletes in skiing, snowboarding and snowmobile throw down over four action-packed days of competition for the most coveted medals in… Read more

Ever Wanted to Ski with Fire? Now You Can!

Wintersköl, Aspen’s annual “toast to winter,” is being held this weekend, and we wanted to extend a special invitation to our guests to participate in this fun, time-honored tradition. One of the most fun and unique events at Wintersköl is the Torchlight Descent, which happens Sat. 1/14 on Little Nell, just before the fireworks.  We would love… Read more

Aperitifs at The Little Nell

Sabato Sagaria is the food and beverage director at The Little Nell in Aspen. During the past 15 or so years Sabato has worn several hats as cook, restaurant manager, consultant, professor, author, food and beverage director and sommelier. He’s currently fighting bad beverages and spreading the cocktail gospel to the masses… As our cocktail program has… Read more