Fondue Night at Ajax Tavern

OK, we know it’s a few months away, but we’re already excited about this. We’re announcing Fondue Night at Ajax Tavern! Every Wednesday starting Wednesday January 8th – end of ski season. Menu: First Course Tavern Salad Butter lettuce, Dijon vinaigrette Or Grain Salad (selection TBD) Second Course  Cheese Fondue Sliced apple, broccoli, assorted pickles, bread,… Read more

Fall Fly Fishing

Little Nell Director of Fly Fishing Matt Burmaster loves this time of year, not just for the fall colors and the beauty of local rivers but for the fishing itself. “Late September/early October is when the brown trout are in spawn mode,” he said. “It’s when they get aggressive.” The fish aggressively strike at bait,… Read more

New e47 $47 menu

We’re celebrating “off season” in Aspen with a special deal at element 47: 3 courses plus a glass of wine for $47. The menu changes weekly, so see below for the October 1~ 7 selections. First Course king salmon rillettes, fennel, radish, pickled onion, preserved lemon or rendezvous farm beet borscht, crème fraiche, dill, pumpernickel  … Read more

We Love Fall Weddings

Here are just a few shots from recent weddings… such a beautiful time of year to be on Aspen Mountain! 

Off Season at element 47

We’re celebrating “off season” in Aspen with a special deal at element 47: 3 courses plus a glass of wine for $47. The menu changes weekly, so see below for the Sept. 17-23 offering and the (draft) Sept. 24-30 menu. First Course baby beets salad, field greens, smoked trout, horseradish or wagyu beef consommé, braised… Read more

Special Wine Dinners at element 47

Oh have we got a winter lineup for you. Little Nell Wine Director Carlton McCoy and Food & Beverage Director Sabato Sagaria like to share spectacular wine and food, so they’ve arranged a series of special wine dinners throughout the winter season in Aspen. These meals are about exploring, learning and above all, having fun…. Read more

Sip with SOMM

Join Aspen Film and the Aspen Young Professionals Association for a screening of the film SOMM, the riveting documentary of four sommeliers attempting to pass the prestigious Master Sommelier exam. Dubbed “the hardest test in the world,” hopeful wine professionals prepare years for a 25-minute blind taste test, an oral theory exam and a practical… Read more

Top 10 Ways to Enjoy Fall in Aspen

Each year, the concierge teams at The Little Nell and The Limelight hotels in Aspen get asked the same question: “When will the fall colors be at their peak?” They don’t ACTUALLY know the answer to that, since weather has more to say about it than they do; however, they can share their tips for… Read more

2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Festival

Summer is FLYING by, and really the only thing keeping us from crying into our glass of rosé is that the 2nd Annual Rocky Mountain Oyster Fest is happening to help us transition to fall. On the patio of Ajax Tavern on the Monday of Labor Day Weekend (September 2), we’re throwing an all-you-can eat (and… Read more