Some days, an hour-long lunch just doesn’t feel right. All morning long you’ve been skiing in choice conditions, and despite your grumbling stomach, you just want to keep going.
I was in a situation like this a week ago on Aspen Mountain. As I surveyed my options at the Sundeck, eager to head back out, I was reminded of how I used to sell myself short with a chili dog in such circumstances.
Times have changed for the better. Across all four mountains at Aspen/Snowmass, they’ve been mastering an on-mountain dining concept that, at first blush, seems incongruous — slow-food quality at the speed of grab-and-go. Here are some of my favorite fast-and-tasty lunches.