Special Chanukah Menu

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

Chair 9

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

Wine Tasting in the Cellar

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

New 3-$47 menu

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

Kids’ Cooking – Halloween Fun

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

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