Bring on Ski Season!

Judging by the recent heavy snowfall here in Aspen, it’s safe to say another banner winter is underway. With Aspen Snowmass’ opening day just around the corner and the holiday season on the way, I thought now was the time to mention some exciting changes here at the Nell. HOLIDAYS ARE AROUND THE CORNER Thanksgiving… Read more

Après Ski Cocktail Classic

We’re getting jazzed for a new event in town: the Après Ski Cocktail Classic, March 14-17.  This winter party will feature the best of the best in après-ski culture with everything from hot toddies to mountain-top parties, seminars, fireside chats, a Grand Tasting Village and the first Great Après-ski Pub Crawl. We just had to get in… Read more

Summer in a Glass

Sabato Sagaria is the food and beverage director at The Little Nell in Aspen. He has worn several hats during his career as cook, restaurant manager, professor, author and most recently, master sommelier. He’s currently spreading the summer cocktail gospel to the masses… I fell in love with aperitifs on a trip to Fruili, Italy…. Read more

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

Mid-Week Cocktail Fix

We’re starting a new tradition this summer at The Little Nell. Every Wednesday we’ll be posting one of our summer cocktails from the Montagna Bar along with a recipe so you can re-create your favorites at home, wow your guests or simply enjoy knowing the mixology secrets of our talented bar staff.   Montagna Manager Joey… Read more