Cocktail Recipe: The Silver Lining

The Silver Lining – This is one of our newest cocktails at The Little Nell’s signature restaurant, Element 47. It’s the perfect special occasion drink with Vodka from Colorado, delicious fresh blood orange puree and even an edible silver leaf on top. Aspen was originally a silver mining town, so this drink is not only… Read more

ART on THE MENU at ELEMENT 47

The Little Nell recently opened the doors to its new restaurant, Element 47, where diners feast on more than beautiful dishes featuring Colorado cuisine. They are greeted by original artwork carefully selected by Paula Crown, who owns The Little Nell with her family and is a major contributor to the art world. An artist herself,… Read more

Key West Pink Shrimp with warm spaghetti squash salad

Already sick of Brussels sprouts and rutabagas? Spaghetti squash is, without a doubt, the cure for the winter vegetable blues. “The way we prepare it here at element 47, The Little Nell’s new restaurant,  is light and fresh. We use the squash with our shrimp dish at lunch, making it look almost like a summer dish,” said Chef… Read more

element 47 opens its doors

The Little Nell is set to debut its new restaurant, Element 47, for dinner on December 1, unveiling a completely redesigned and refreshed space which formerly housed Montagna Restaurant. Element 47 references silver on the periodic table, a precious metal firmly tied to Aspen’s silver mining past. New to Element 47 and a departure from… Read more

Colorado Cocktails

With the opening of Element 47 next week, we’re finalizing all of our menus, training our servers, quizzing our bartenders and generally buzzing with excitement. One of the things we are most excited about at Element 47 is our Colorado Cocktail list. All of our cocktails will feature Colorado’s artisanal distilleries, such as Caprock Gin… Read more

Holiday Fun

Element 47 presents: A festive Christmas Dinner and celebratory New Years Eve! Dec. 24 and 25, from 5 to 10 p.m. Dec. 31 from 6 p.m. til 2013. Reservations Recommended: Please call 970-920-6330.  **Vegetarian and Children’s Menus are available.**

House Champagne at Element 47

Every restaurant needs its own house wine. With the upcoming opening of Element 47 at The Little Nell, we figured what would be better than bubbles? Our wine team (Master Sommeliers Jonathan Pullis and Sabato Sagaria, as well as Advanced Sommelier Carlton McCoy) took the task of selecting a house champagne very seriously. They wanted… Read more

Announcing Element 47 – Aspen’s Newest Restaurant

We’re excited to announce the name for our redesigned restaurant! Plans are underway to remodel The Little Nell’s famed Montagna Restaurant in the fall of 2012, with the award-winning restaurant re-emerging as Element 47 on Thanksgiving Day. Element 47 is silver on the periodic table, a precious metal firmly tied to Aspen’s past. Aspen was founded… Read more