espresso

Where to Find the Perfect Espresso in Aspen

Coffee enthusiasts know that espresso is meant to be consumed in a single slurp, preferably while standing. While that works for the Italians, Americans prefer to take a more leisurely approach to their caffeine fix, regardless of the time of...

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Pizza at the LOUNGE

Fueling Up: 5 Places for Healthy Eats in Aspen

It’s almost shoulder season in Aspen, and that means crowd-free hiking and biking trails blazing with fall foliage. Snowmass is gearing up for the Tough Mudder September 12-13, and snow enthusiasts are ready to start conditioning for what meteorologists predict...

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Best Cocktails in Aspen - Summer

The Best Cocktails in Aspen – Summer Edition

Après may get most of the glory in ski towns, but what’s more summery than an alpenglow-accented sundowner made with local, seasonal produce or spirits? Exactly. We’re fortunate to have a handful of award-winning distilleries and mixologists here in the...

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Ajax Highlands Summer

The Top 5 Restaurant/Bar Patios In Aspen

In ski town hierarchy, not all restaurant/bar patios are created equal. You’ve got your patios with a primo view, brewery patios, baller après patios, and patios where you can get amaze cocktails or food made with local ingredients. Thus, where...

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Sunshine & Sangria: My Aspencentric Escape

I have to confess: I was late to the sangria party. Not, like, late to an actual party; I’m very punctual. Late as in, I hadn’t even heard of sangria until I was 25 years old and in grad school....

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Pastries

A week of breakfast indulgence

Monday I would advocate that French toast casserole is a great way to kick start the week. While I wanted to cut myself a slice the size of the plate, I practiced some self control and found my way to...

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