Full Menu for the Rocky Mtn. Oyster Festival and BBQ

Can’t wait for the 1st Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ, Labor Day (Sept. 3) at Ajax Tavern from 4-9 p.m. This all-you-can-eat/drink affair will feature music by the Damien Smith Trio and oysters from Island Creek Oysters (Duxbury Mass.) Tix are $75 – check out the full menu below. OYSTERS AND SUCH Baked Oysters… Read more

A Dog’s Life at The Little Nell

Dogs are welcome to come, sit and stay in the lap of luxury at The Little Nell. They’ll enjoy gourmet doggie biscuits and cozy beds, and even a Puppy Jet Lag Kit if travel isn’t suiting them. THE LITTLE NELL PAMPERS FOUR-LEGGED GUESTS WITH: Personalized brass identification tags Food and water bowls Dog beds Pet… Read more

College Cooking 101

Remember “cooking” in college? It likely consisted of heating up Ramen noodles, making a box of macaroni and cheese or defrosting a pizza. Wouldn’t life have been better back then  if you knew the basics in the kitchen? Little Nell Banquet Chef Nick Fine took a few college students under his wing recently to teach them some… Read more

Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ

The Little Nell is proud to bring a new event to Aspen this Labor Day on the Ajax Tavern patio at the base of Aspen Mountain. The Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival and BBQ will feature unlimited oysters on the half shell, Rockefeller oysters and other creative oyster hors d’oeuvres including the famed Rocky Mountain oyster…. Read more

Fall Specials at The Little Nell

The Little Nell is offering several cultural expeditions this fall, including a Fall Photography Workshop with renowned photographer Peter McBride as well as The Little Nell Fall Culinary Classic with Executive Chef Robert McCormick. The Little Nell Fall Culinary Classic will give guests a hands-on experience September 14-17 that includes intimate cooking classes, behind-the-scenes interactions with… Read more

Welcome to The Nell

Take a two minute look at The Little Nell and what it has to offer in all of Aspen’s glorious seasons. [vimeo http://www.vimeo.com/47041662 w=500&h=281] For a complete listing of fall and winter specials, visit The Little Nell.

Baking at High Altitude

Have you ever spent hours preparing what you thought was going to be the best dessert ever? Only to have it be flat, crusty and sad? If you bake at altitude, the answer is probably yes. One of the many challenges of living this high on life is that baking is an absolute roll of… Read more

Inviting Kids to My Wedding?

Every year our Events Team puts on a series of fabulous weddings, particularly in the summer and early fall. We are at the middle of family dramas, planning dilemmas and any number of issues that are bound to come up while organizing such an important event. We receive TONS of questions from what food to serve to… Read more

Tequila Bar? Yes Please!

Ever thought of kicking things up with a tequila bar at your next event? Don’t be afraid… Sommelier Carlton McCoy (a tequila connoisseur) recently created one for an event at The Little Nell and has these tips for you.  What kind of party/event would you recommend have a tequila bar?   Weddings are probably the best… Read more