Author: emrsinger

Meat and Cheese: Aspen, CO

One of the things we noticed and loved about a lot of the restaurants that we visited in Aspen, CO was the presence of an open kitchen.  Although we sat at a table at Meat and Cheese, we were close enough to the bar/open kitchen area to be entertained by the food prep.  We only had to wait about 20 minutes for a table, but there was plenty to browse in the deli and shop area of the store.  They carry fresh produce and a selection of cured meats and cheeses, some of which are made in-house. Additionally, the stock various condiments, sauces, salts, spices, and snacks to go along with the meat and cheese or to create extravagant meals.  Finally, they have different hand made china and ceramic bowls, cups, plates and serving platters.  After we perused the shop for a bit, we were taken to our table. The restaurant side is very “clean eats” style, with hand painted walls featuring different types of flowers and sections painted with chalkboard paint which presented the …