Try this at home

We’re loving the new items on our lunch/dinner menus at element 47, particularly this dish. It’s light but hearty, magically at the same time. We’re getting lots of requests for this recipe, so here you go Internet. Enjoy. Red Wine and Tomato Braised Squid from element 47  1 pound Squid, cut into ½-inch rounds and… Read more

Ajax Insider

Ajax Insider is a complimentary, guided experience designed for advanced intermediate to expert skiers and riders. It’s only available to guests of The Little Nell. Ski and ride Aspen Mountain’s most sensational terrain guided by a Pro from the Ski & Snowboard Schools of Aspen Snowmass. The program is offered Mondays from 9-3. Space is… Read more

Let’s Travel

ASPEN SNOWMASS by guest blogger and prominent travel writer, Flip Byrnes  Breath comes in gasps. Thighs burn, while the edges of my skis lie heavily on my shoulder. It’s a powder day in Aspen, and having watched the snow float down in ribbons last night, the plan was already hatched of where to be today…. Read more

Live Music Lineup at Chair 9

Chair 9 at the base of Ajax features live music from 4-7 p.m. daily. Free. 675 East Durant Ave. 1/9 – Bo Hale 1/10 – Brad Manosevitz 1/11 – Mike Waters 1/12 – Josh Rogan 1/13 – Dj Dylan and Friends 1/14 – CLOSED for EVENT 1/15 – DJ Dylan and Friends 1/16 – Hannibal Brown 1/17 – Wood & Wire 1/18… Read more

Are you ready for some football?

We’re opening up Chair 9 early (11 a.m.) the next two Sundays for some prime football watching. We will have all three HD screens running behind the bar and are sweetening the deal with $12 pitchers of Steamworks’ Colorado Kolsch (fresh from Durango, Colorado). Game ON!

Pinot Posse Comes to Town

Join Ajax Tavern for a special evening with some of the best Pinot Noir winemakers in the USA on Tuesday, January 14 at 6:30 p.m. The winemakers (collectively known as the Pinot Posse) will be showcasing their best wines with a four course dinner. Many of these winemakers have made wines in the Wine Spectator Top… Read more

A Message from Champagne Dave

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Tree Lighting Fun

We had so much fun at last night’s 1st Annual Tree Lighting Celebration. Santa and two of his reindeer came to visit, and we sugared up with hot chocolate and cookies. Add an ugly sweater competition and a little holiday music for all to hear… you’ve got yourself some Christmas cheer.

Live Music Schedule at Chair 9

Chair 9 at the base of Ajax will feature the following live music from 4-7 p.m. daily. Free. 675 East Durant Ave. Dec 25 – DJ Dec 26 – Matthew Moon Dec 27 – Matthew Moon Dec 28 – Valle Musico Dec 29 – Matt Harrington Dec 30 – Eve of the Eve Party! With… Read more

Santa’s Candy Workshop

Our December Kids’ Cooking Class involved a lot of energy. Maybe it had something to do with the menu? Santa’s Candy Workshop was a hit. The kids made Candy Cane Blossoms, Candy Cane Oreo Brownies, Santa Hat Chocolate Strawberries, Very Merry Sugar Cookies and Reindeer Sandwiches. Here are a few recipes to recreate the fun… Read more