The Perfect Bloody Mary

As summer nears an end and tomatoes are in full bloom, what better way to enjoy them than making a deliciously fresh take on the Bloody Mary?  I created my take on a Bloody Mary for The Taste… Continue reading

What Wine to Pair with Macaroni and Cheese?

We asked our assistant food and beverage director (and advanced sommelier), Vilma Mazaite, what food she liked to eat when the weather starts to turn cooler. Her answer surprised us, largely due to… Continue reading

Laid Back – Gin and Juice

In recognition of Snoop Dogg’s performance at The Belly Up here in Aspen last Saturday, we thought we would share our recipe for “Gin & Juice” in his honor. Snoop  has dined with us before… Continue reading

Notes from the Cellar

Notes from the Cellar – Tips from Master Sommelier Jonathan Pullis Fall comes quickly in the Rocky Mountains, and I start to crave richer, more full-bodied grapes. Syrah, or shiraz, seems to be… Continue reading

Hiking 14ers – Long’s Peak

Lead Adventure Specialist Kane Hudson is on a mission to hike several 14ers this late summer/early fall. He’s going to be sharing his journeys with us here and giving his tips for making it to the… Continue reading

Mid-week Cocktail Fix: Ruby Park

We’re wrapping up our summer cocktail series here at The Little Nell. Every Wednesday we’ve been posting one of our drinks from the Montagna Bar along with a recipe so you can re-create your favorites at home, wow… Continue reading

Whoa there big fella!

A few staffers from The Little Nell (including Executive Chef Robert McCormick and Adventure Concierge Kane Hudson) were lucky enough to hit the trails earlier this week on an overnight horse pack trip.… Continue reading

Mid-week Cocktail Fix – My Name is Earl

We’ve started a new tradition this summer at The Little Nell. Every Wednesday we’re posting one of our summer cocktails from the Montagna Bar along with a recipe so you can re-create your favorites… Continue reading

Nutrition AND Taste

This weekend I’m participating in the first national Nutritarian Cook-Off here in Aspen.  The cook-off will be held at the Aspen Club from 6-8 p.m. on Saturday, and dishes will be judged for flavor… Continue reading

Women’s Pro Stage Race’s Big Finish

The Aspen Snowmass Women’s Pro Stage Race presented by United Healthcare came to a big finish today with an hour-long race snaking through the downtown core of Aspen. The ladies put on an… Continue reading