Iron Bartender – Next to Last Battle

The Little Nell has been asking which local bartender has the skills to be named “Aspen’s Iron Bartender.” Every Sunday  from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Terrace Bar, two of the town’s leading bartenders have been squaring off in a round robin competition to determine whose cocktail reigns supreme. And now we’re down to the next to last battle: Erin… Read more

Iron Bartender – Final Four

Oh, it’s getting serious now ya’ll. The Little Nell has been asking which local bartender has the skills to be named “Aspen’s Iron Bartender.” Every Sunday  from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Terrace Bar, two of the town’s leading bartenders have been squaring off in a round robin competition to determine whose cocktail reigns supreme. And now we’re down to… Read more

Iron Bartender Round 3

The Little Nell is asking which local bartender has the skills to be named “Aspen’s Iron Bartender.” Every Sunday  from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Terrace Bar, two of the town’s leading bartenders will square off in a round robin competition to determine whose cocktail reigns supreme. The drink gurus show their stuff, using Grand Marnier as an element… Read more

Iron Bartender Round 2

The Little Nell is asking which local bartender has the skills to be named “Aspen’s Iron Bartender.” Every Sunday  from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Terrace Bar, two of the town’s leading bartenders will square off in a round robin competition to determine whose cocktail reigns supreme. The drink gurus show their stuff, using Grand Marnier as an element… Read more

Valentine’s Truffle Pops

Our pastry kitchen is busy today making lots of sweets for our sweet guests. One favorite item of Pastry Chef Danielle Riesz is the truffle pop. Make them for the ones you love or for yourself… you won’t be disappointed with these show stoppers! What you’ll need for the truffles: 200 g Heavy Cream 8… Read more

Iron Bartender Round One

The Little Nell is asking which local bartender has the skills to be named “Aspen’s Iron Bartender.” Every Sunday starting February 12 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Terrace Bar, two of the town’s leading bartenders will square off in a round robin competition to determine whose cocktail reigns supreme. The drink gurus will show their… 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

Penguins Skiing

OK, Pastry Chef Danielle Riesz here at The Little Nell in Aspen REALLY outdid herself with these cupcakes. What’s cuter than skiing penguins? All the lucky children staying here at the hotel this holiday season will receive this sweet treat as an in-room surprise! We love this time of year!

Happy Halloween from The Little Nell!

  Just a few of our special Halloween treats from Little Nell Pastry Chef Danielle Riesz. Our queen of all things sweet, Little Nell Pastry Chef Danielle Riesz, LOVES Halloween. For Danielle, there’s nothing like bobbing for apples, eating caramel apples and enjoying all the fun that comes with a holiday focused around candy and treats. … Read more

The Absolut Best Bloody Mary

We are one of six finalists in Colorado for the Absolut Bloody Mary Competition! Our very own Mark Yeager and Carlton McCoy came up with a delicious concoction called “It’s All Greek to Me.”                     And if they win in Colorado… they get to go to The Iron… Read more