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