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
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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!
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.
We had the honor of hosting over 120 Buddies (both big and little) to build gingerbread houses on Sunday, Dec. 8. Candy mania! Event hosts Helen DeFrance and Jim Fifield led the workshop and helped raise funds to support the Buddy Program year round. The Buddies showed incredible creativity, and a great time was had… Read more
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 9 – DJ Dec 10 – Closed Private Party Dec 11 – DJ Dec 12 – Kevin Hz and Friends Dec 13 – Closed Private Party Dec 14 – Mark Nussmeier Dec … Read more
November 27th, 2013 (3 courses plus a glass of wine, $47) at element 47 First Course red wine+short rib terrine, brown butter vinaigrette, farm squash, thyme or warm duck confit salad, frisee aux lardon, crispy egg yolk, sherry vinaigrette Main Course braised beef brisket, root vegetables, onion jam, fingerling potato or artichoke ravioli, burgundy black… Read more
We’re pretty excited to announce a new bar at The Little Nell. The new après ski bar is called Chair 9, opening November 29. The name refers to the number of chair lifts on Aspen Mountain, which currently is eight. The ninth chair is the final resting place for the Aspen skier who is ready… Read more
This winter we’re debuting our most intimate epicurean experience to date with private tastings in our 20,000 bottle wine cellar. “Basically, it’s a wine geek’s dream,” says Master Sommelier Carlton McCoy and the new wine director at The Little Nell. “This isn’t some hokey, pretend wine cellar. This is our ‘wine dungeon’ where we’ve worked,… Read more
3-$47 menu at element 47 (where you get three courses AND a glass of wine for $47) November 19th– December 2nd 2013 First Course red wine+short rib terrine, brown butter vinaigrette, farm squash, thyme or warm duck confit salad, frisee aux lardon, crispy egg yolk, sherry vinaigrette Main Course braised beef brisket, root vegetables, onion… Read more
The Little Nell Kids’ Cooking Classes have been a smash this fall. Today’s class was Halloween Fun, which included kids ages 4-12 making a full-on Halloween feast. Instructor Helen DeFrance somehow magically guided a group of 20 kids through the process, keeping them on task and making sure little hands stayed clear of knife blades…. Read more