high altitude.

A road trip a few miles west and 5,000 ft up led us to a serene retreat in Beaver Creek. An isolated mountain resort town where celebrities and outdoor enthusiasts hob nob around gondolas and prime time dining establishments. In the summer the air is crisp, the mountains are green, and the town is quiet…ideal for a day of hiking + early cocktailing.

We went all out for dinner at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago at the Ritz Bachelor Gulch. The menu changes daily and they don’t publish the prices, but for one evening of sheer dining ectasy, the price tag is worth it. Even if you don’t choose to dine, a visit to the mountain-chic bar is mandatory.

This entry was published on July 13, 2011 at 10:40 AM. It’s filed under food & wine, travel and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

3 thoughts on “high altitude.

  1. Mark on said:

    Beaver Creek is isolated?

  2. Katie Winslow on said:

    Summertime in the mountains is fantastic indeed! Great photos. Writing from China

  3. Great idea for my next weekend.

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