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Ashcroft’s Pine Creek Cookhouse

July 25, 2019

Chris Keating likes to tell the story of how he met Bill Greenwood. The Pine Creek Cookhouse general manager was then working as the executive sous chef at The Little Nell hotel in Aspen when...


Aspen Public House

July 25, 2019

Proprietor William Johnson and Executive Chef Nathaniel Putnam recently celebrated the first anniversary of the Aspen Public House at the Wheeler Opera House. In a nod to the last thirsty plus years of history, the...


Bamboo Bear

July 25, 2019

Dining out in Asia is an orchestral experience of tantalizing smells, exotic ingredients, intense flavors and controlled chaos, often conducted by the mom and pop who own and run the business. Luckily for those of...


Park 90 + Chef Tom Coohill at the Chefs Club

July 25, 2019

Tom and Diane Coohill, owners of Coohills Restaurant in Denver, know how to throw a party. Luckily for Aspen, they’ve partnered with Park90 wine bar at the Regent Singapore for the summer residency at the...


Home Team BBQ

July 25, 2019

You can smell the tantalizing aroma of roasted meat before you even pull into the parking lot of Home Team BBQ. And, although the restaurant doesn’t celebrate the 3-year anniversary of their Aspen location—they are...


HOPS Culture

July 25, 2019

Local gastropub HOPS Culture has provided a staple of elevated comfort food combined with some of the choicest seating in Aspen. Located in the center of the pedestrian mall, a combination of outdoor patio space...


Jimmy’s – An American Restaurant & Bar

July 25, 2019

The secret to the staying power of Jimmy’s American Restaurant — one of the longest running contemporary establishments in Aspen — is their ability to remain consistent yet change with the times. In business for...


Jing

July 25, 2019

Jing owner Frank Lu travels to China two or three times a year to check out the newest culinary trends and import them back to Aspen. “I want to see a lot of food,” said...


Mi Chola

July 25, 2019

When you’re trying to get that right blend of authentic Mexican food, having the right, fresh ingredients is a big part. But who’s leading the kitchen has a major role. When Adam Malmgren and his...


The Red Onion

July 25, 2019

In a town where the dining landscape seemingly changes overnight, the historic Red Onion is the place you can count on — for lunch, happy hour, dinner or late night. “We might be one of...


Venga Venga Cantina & Tequila Bar

July 25, 2019

Drinking in the views of Snowmass Village is that much sweeter from the big deck at Venga Venga, especially when you have a beautiful plate of fresh Mexican food in front of you and a...


Heather’s Savory Pies & Tapas Bar

July 25, 2019

“Welcome Home to Heather’s, a neighborhood place dedicated to entertaining and homemade gourmet” is at the top of the menu at Heather’s Savory Pies and Tapas Bar. Proprietors Heather Lujan and her husband, Rene, deliver...


Skip’s Farm to Market

July 25, 2019

Dalene Barton loves to prepare a plate of antipasti as a quick dinner. It’s an easy option for her kids to grab and go, and in the summer months, it saves Barton from heating up...


Tipsy Trout

July 25, 2019

When you’re sitting on the spacious, riverfront deck at the Tipsy Trout in Basalt, the only way to get closer to the Frying Pan River would be to jump in it. But then you would...


Woody Creek Distillers

July 25, 2019

For those who love locally-produced, artisanal spirits, the Woody Creek Distillers tasting room in Basalt is worthy of a visit. With a casual yet modern atmosphere that beckons locals and tourists alike, for an afternoon...


Capitol Creek Brewery

July 25, 2019

Regulars at Capitol Creek Brewery may have noticed a few changes. The brewery’s beer is as popular as ever, with flagships like the House Ale and RFG IPA anchoring a rotating lineup. The physical space...


Wienerstube

July 25, 2019

Wienerstube is truly a haven for meat and potato lovers. The Bavarian-inspired eatery in Willits picked up the mantle and a couple other pieces when the original Aspen restaurant closed in 2011. And now, some 25...


Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar

July 25, 2019

Do not let The Riviera Supper Club and Piano Bar’s name fool you. For starters, the restaurant located in the heart of downtown Glenwood Springs, offers breakfast and lunch in addition to dinner and the...


Jimmy’s – An American Restaurant & Bar

February 12, 2019

In a town where restaurants come and go, Jimmy’s – An American Restaurant & Bar, has stood the test of time … and for good reason. Located in an upstairs spot overlooking Aspen’s Restaurant Row,...