Montagna Remodel Update

Plans are underway to remodel The Little Nell’s famed Montagna Restaurant in the fall of 2012, and we wanted to keep you in the loop on all the exciting plans! Montagna is renowned for serving contemporary American cuisine that is sustainable and seasonally-driven with global influences. While a commitment to sustainable, local food will remain,… Read more

Spring Wine Picks

Whether you celebrate spring with a family feast of ham, lamb or cabbage and carrots, here are 5 great wines to enjoy!  2007 Schramsberg “Blanc de Blancs.”  A terrific domestic sparkling wine. Great with oysters or on its own. 2010 Lewis Cellars Chardonnay, Napa.  A full-bodied and delicious chardonnay that’s great with matzoh ball soup… Read more

Easter Brunch/Passover Meal at The Little Nell

We’re gearing up for our favorite holidays of the spring season: Easter and Passover. Each year we celebrate these important religious traditions by creating a special menu for both at Montagna Restaurant. Join us for a special Passover Meal on April 6 at 6 p.m. Dinner is $69 for adults, with a kids’ menu available… Read more

Off-season Hours and Specials

It’s “off season” in Aspen, and that means town is quieter, snow is beginning to fall and there are a variety of changes at local restaurants from amazing prix fixe options to full-on closures. We’re staying open at The Little Nell throughout the fall, and we’re offering some really great bar/restaurant specials.  Montagna has switched to a $48, 3 course… Read more

Notes from the Cellar

Notes from the Cellar – Tips from Master Sommelier Jonathan Pullis Fall comes quickly in the Rocky Mountains, and I start to crave richer, more full-bodied grapes. Syrah, or shiraz, seems to be often overlooked, and that’s a shame because it’s delicious!  The mix of red and black fruits combined with the pepper, flowers and… Read more

Mid-week Cocktail Fix: Ruby Park

We’re wrapping up our summer cocktail series here at The Little Nell. Every Wednesday we’ve been posting one of our drinks 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. Here’s one of our last summer beverages before we switch… Read more

Mid-week Cocktail Fix – My Name is Earl

We’ve started a new tradition this summer at The Little Nell. Every Wednesday we’re 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.   This week we’re feeling a little… Read more

Mid-week Cocktail Fix

We’ve started a new tradition this summer at The Little Nell. Every Wednesday we’re 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.   This week we felt like something… 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

Little Nell Names New Exec. Chef

The Little Nell is proud to announce that Robert McCormick has been named executive chef, effective April 11, 2011. McCormick is no stranger to the hotel, having worked as executive sous chef since October, 2010. In that role he oversaw and supported all back-of-house culinary operations, as well as worked to initiate and orchestrate the… Read more