Hotel Durant. Small but nice rooms. From $135. 122 E. Durant Ave.; www.durantaspen.com or 970/925-8500.
Hotel Lenado. Mountain lodge-style rooms with four-poster log beds. From $195, including breakfast. 200 S. Aspen St.; http://www.hotellenado.com" "www.hotellenado.com" "" "_new"] or 800/321-3457.
Poppycocks. Hearty breakfasts. $; breakfast and lunch daily. 665 E. Cooper Ave.; 970/925-1245.
Six89. Outstanding seasonal menu. $$$; dinner Tue-Sun. 689 Main St., Carbondale; 970/963-6890.
Specialty Foods of Aspen & the Cheese Shop. Deli with great sandwiches and salads. Closed Sun. 601 E. Hopkins Ave.; 970/544-6656.
Camp 4 Coffee. License plate-covered stand has a patio popular with locals. 402½ Elk Ave.; 970/349-5148.
Cucina of Crested Butte. Gourmet deli with great soups, lasagna, salads. $; closed Sun (open daily Jul-Aug). 425 Elk; 970/349-7174.