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When you have an empire of more than two dozen restaurants spanning the globe, you can hardly blame Nobu Matsuhisa for not logging a lot of face time at this tiny Aspen location. You can, however, count on seeing him there during the Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, usually the second week of June. … Continued

Hotel Jerome

You can certainly eat here – they’ve upgraded both the fine dining and the more casual menu outside on the lawn – but if you have the budget, by all means stay at the Jerome as well. I love its location, just a few minutes’ walk from the start of the Rio Grande bike/walking trail, … Continued

Ajax Tavern

There are so many upscale restaurants in Aspen – most with tasting menus and breath-taking wine lists – that it’s hard sometimes to just find a great burger and a beer. You have to remember, most of the people working in Aspen are in their 20s, so there are great, affordable joints scattered around town. … Continued


What looks like yet another touristy bar with average food up on the second floor above a series of shops, actually hides one of the town’s best little secrets. With cocktails around $10-$12 and a reasonably-priced (by Aspen standards) menu, you can find something for everyone here. Go during sunset to really capture the essence … Continued