As we turn the corner into 2017, it’s worth highlighting some good news that’s emerged of late in Aspen/Snowmass. Here are a few stories — about Base Village, the local market, Tesla, and new retail and dining options, that we find interesting. Continue reading
Quality over quantity is the theme of this season’s dining news. While there may not be many brand new restaurants to talk about this winter, there is quite a buzz surrounding them. You’ll also hear about some familiar names trying out new dining ventures. And keep an eye out for new seasonal menus at your favorite local establishments — we’ll tell you about one of them. Continue reading
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Summer is in full swing, and you can’t imagine a better way to cap off the day than a relaxing meal with friends or family at a great restaurant. But here in Aspen/Snowmass, it’s game on when making dinner plans. Every season, not only do new restaurants open and others close, but seasonal menus change, chefs change kitchens, and hot new chefs and sommeliers roll into town to make their mark on the local dining scene.
With a mountain of choices to make — there are over 100 place to eat in Aspen alone — it helps to have a little inside knowledge. So here, in partial Zagat style, are some of our team’s favorite places to dine, both new and notable and tried and true, plus tidbits of dining news. Continue reading
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There’s been no shortage of big sales, strategic moves, and bureaucratic action on the Aspen development chessboard lately, where, just like in chess, every move seems to affect the others. The major players of late? Mark Hunt, Aaron and Michael Brown, Bert Myrin, and Jeff Gorsuch. Here’s the skinny: Continue reading