Wedding Inspiration: Western Rehearsal Dinner

One wedding trend we can REALLY get behind is the formal wedding paired with an informal rehearsal dinner. What’s better than rocking heels one night and jeans another? One of our favorite themes in this vein is the Western Rehearsal Dinner. Nothing screams Aspen like some cowboy hats, laid-back fare and bluegrass music. This rehearsal… Read more

Wine Pairing with the Oscar Nominees

We had to share this fun post from SOMM Documentary Film on Facebook. SOMM is an upcoming feature documentary chronicling one of the hardest exams in the world – the Master Sommelier Exam. Filmed in six countries over two years, the film includes our very own Food and Beverage Director Sabato Sagaria as he wrestles with… Read more

National Margarita Day!

It’s National Margarita Day (who knew?), so we’re celebrating at Ajax Tavern at the base of Aspen Mountain by serving up our Flaming Lips of Bell. This spicy marg will definitely put a kick in your afternoon. In a shaker filled with ice, combine: – 2 ounces Herradura Tequila – 1 ounce of Grand Marnier… Read more

Iron Bartender… the battle continues

Iron Bartender is back! Each Sunday night from 5:30-6:30 we’re pitting Aspen’s best bartenders in a head-to-head competition in the Terrace Bar. The winner will receive a trip to “Tales of The Cocktail” in New Orleans to party with some of America’s greatest cocktail creators. This Sunday, it’s Strider from the J-bar and Kayla from Jimmy’s…. Read more

Featured Wedding: Sarah and Shea

How did you two meet? A huge Colorado Snowstorm brought us together on my birthday in March 2010. Two days before my 31st birthday, my girlfriends were throwing me a party at Riever’s Bar in Denver. Around noon that day it began to snow. It snowed more than 20” in the mountains and more than 9”… Read more

Valentine’s Day in Aspen

The Little Nell’s Element 47 restaurant is offering a four course, $95 prix fixe menu for Valentine’s Day. So grab your honey and go celebrate! Call 970-920-6330 for reservations.