Welcome to Curbed Ski's list of the 18 Best Ski Town Hot Spots, our answer to any question that begins with, "Can you recommend a restaurant in...?" This highly elite group will cover 18 restaurants and bars in ski towns across North America, spanning myriad cuisines and collectively satisfying all of your dining and drinking needs. Every couple months we'll be adding places that were omitted or have stepped up there game. Have a tip? Let us know here.
The countdown to the 32nd annual FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen has begun. From June 20-22nd, town will runneth over with the nation's most esteemed chefs, food writers, wine experts, mixologists, and other food cognoscenti, and the visitors and industry peeps who flock to the most nation's most prestigious festival of its kind. With that in mind, allow us to present Curbed Ski's first-ever Aspen Dining Guide, featuring our picks for the best fine-dining, hotel, fast-casual, and liquid nourishment in town. There's no shortage of options in Aspen/Snowmass, and with just 18 slots to fill, it was a tough choice, but our picks are based on quality, execution, atmosphere, value, service, and community standing. Please note this list is ordered geographically, not by ranking.
Don't see your fave Aspen nosh on here? Kindly let us know, and please explain why you think it's the bomb, as we'll be updating this list periodically. Drop us an email here.
· All FOOD & WINE 2014 Coverage [Curbed Ski Archives]
· The 18 Hot Spots for Drinking & Dining in Park City [Curbed Ski]
· The 18 Hot Spots for Drinking & Dining in Vail [Curbed Ski]
· UPDATED The Best Ski Town Distilleries, June, '14 [Curbed Ski]