The Best Hot Chocolate Recipe Ever

Little Nell Pastry Chef Danielle Riesz makes lots of delicious treats this time of year. Her penguin snowboarder cupcake? Legendary. But perhaps the most warming, delicious concoction from her kitchen is her hot chocolate with house-made marshmallows. We also like to “super size” it by adding Amaretto, Bailey’s, Frangelica, Coffee Liqueur, Rumpleminze or another adult… Read more

Wedding Trends for 2013

Our very own Events Director Melina Glavas recently attended Engage!12, a luxury wedding business summit at The Breakers in beautiful Palm Beach. “Engage is where the best in the business meet,” Glavas said. “It’s such a small, isolated town in Aspen, and even though the world comes to us, we’re not always exposed to new ideas. That’s why… Read more

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve at The Little Nell in Aspen just really can’t be beat… it’s RIGHT next to the fireworks, so you can run outside to see the fireworks over Aspen Mountain at 8 p.m. and midnight but mostly stay toasty warm inside. Plus, we have quite a few events going on this year: Ajax… Read more

Featured Wedding: A Family Legacy

This month’s featured wedding is a bit of a departure (in that the ceremony and the reception were not held at The Little Nell), but it was too beautiful a wedding/story not to feature it on our blog! Barb Pfeifer and Simon Longacre were wed Sept. 29 in Aspen at the Pine Creek Cookhouse, located… Read more

ART on THE MENU at ELEMENT 47

The Little Nell recently opened the doors to its new restaurant, Element 47, where diners feast on more than beautiful dishes featuring Colorado cuisine. They are greeted by original artwork carefully selected by Paula Crown, who owns The Little Nell with her family and is a major contributor to the art world. An artist herself,… Read more