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  • First Review
    February 15, 2015
  • Last Review
    February 15, 2015
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Delicious fare lures locals and visitors up the stairs to this lively, sophisticated-but-casual restaurant and lounge. Chef Matt Zubrod is back in Aspen and heading the kitchen at bb’s, where he creates his signature classic cuisine with a twist for lunch and dinner.<br />Popular lunch items include the DLT Sandwich (duck bacon, duck confit, lettuce & tomato), Chef’s Daily Inspiration Chili, MZ Burger with Onion Jam, Bacon & Gruyère, Pulled Chicken-Cherry Salad, and Kale & Quinoa Caesar.<br />Dinner guests enjoy favorites like Lobster Chowder, Tuna Tacos, Kale & Brussels Salad, Ahi Carpaccio, Broken Arrow Ranch Antelope, Brandt Beef Ribeye and Dover Sole Meunière. Top it off with mouthwatering S'mores or the Colorado Artisan Cheese Plate for dessert.<br /><br />bb’s... The place to “b” day and night!<br />
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Menu item not available
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/08/2015
 2006
Dined on 2/08/2015
 2006
Food 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"We chose bb's specifically because there was antelope on the menu. Otherwise, the menu is pretty standard stuff and not unlike a lot of other restaurants in Aspen. Unfortunately, there was no antelope available the night we dined. The food we did order was decent but not particularly special.
As with a lot of restaurants in Aspen, the price was much higher than it needed to be but seemed overall in line with other restaurants in the area."
Dined on 2/08/2015
 2006
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It’s been called Aspen’s “finest spot to wine, dine and unwind.” The name element 47 pays tribute to silver, the precious metal that first put Aspen on the map, and to the finest silver service cuisine —for breakfast, lunch, après and dinner, 7 days a week. Our team of culinary and wine professionals is one very good reason our hotel has enjoyed the rare 5-Star, 5-Diamond ranking for so long. In 2015, element 47 received its first 5-Star Restaurant Award. Whether you ski in for lunch, drop in at the bar for a more casual rendezvous, or join us for the most special of occasions, you’ll be greeted with warmth, not formality. There is no dress code -- "Aspen casual" is ideal attire. We are pleased to accommodate diners with any food allergies, intolerances and dietary restrictions. You’ll find the ambience – ceiling-height glass cases with some of our rarest wines, art by Michelle Grabner, Cameron Martin, Angel Otero, Scott Reeder, Philip Vanderhyden, José Lerma – as fine as the dining.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
(Very Good) 4 / 5
Very nice venison
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/09/2015
 2006
Dined on 2/09/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Quiet
Quiet
"In Aspen, we were looking for a place with game options on the menu. We very much enjoyed the deliciously prepared saddle of venison. The appetizers were also quite good. The dessert was middling.
As with just about everything in Aspen, the price is higher than it needs to be but not particularly moreso than other restaurants in the area."
Dined on 2/09/2015
 2006
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Fork in the Road is a boutique farm-to-fork restaurant and bar located on trendy Main Street. It's small craftsman-style space is an intimate setting for candlelit dinners and late night cocktails.<br /><br />Chef Drew Adams is renowned for his flavor-forward approach to new twists on old classics and global-inspired cuisine that allows it's locally produced and sustainable produce, meats and seafood to shine. Enjoy wood fired flatbreads, small plates crafted to share, house-made pastas, fresh seafood from a daily additions menu, selections from an extensive cheese and charcuterie list and more. <br /><br />Mixologists Sunny Hanna and Becky Newman craft cocktails utilizing house-made infusions and small batch spirits. And a comprehensive wine list includes many great selections by the glass, rare California varietals and vintage wines from across the globe that pair perfectly with the exquisitely crafted food.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Good charcuterie and cheese
OpenTable Diner Since
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2006
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2006
Food 
5 / 5
(Outstanding) 5 / 5
Service 
2 / 5
(Fair) 2 / 5
Ambiance 
3 / 5
(Good) 3 / 5
Noise Level
Moderate
Moderate
"We very much enjoyed the charcuterie and cheeses we ordered although the number of meats and cheeses ordered has to be a certain number rather than just what you want which was a bit off-putting. Also, despite ordering according to the menu's regimen, we did not receive one of our cheeses. Regardless, the food was quite good.
The service was not great but not terrible. The space is somewhat small and feels cramped but is decently appointed."
Dined on 2/13/2015
 2006
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