Steamboat A to Z
Wondering what to do this winter in this fair hamlet of ours nestled at the base of Mt. Werner? Practice your alphabet while thumbing through the following A to Z activities.
Aaah, it doesn’t get much better than kicking you legs up by the fire with a beer, wine or cocktail in hand after a hard day on the slopes. Luckily, apres options abound in Steamboat, letting you finish your day on Mt. Werner by skiing or riding straight into your favorite libation, munchies, live music and more (and hot chocolate for the kiddos). Options include the famous Ice Bar at Slopeside Grill, just off the Right-O-Way trail at the base of the ski area; the T-bar in the old patrol headquarters below the Christie lift; Truffle Pig in the new One Steamboat Place; and the Bear River Bar and Grill deck in Gondola Square, now home to a European-inspired terrace and umbrella bar. A slew of choices also exist downtown, all with happy hour specials for after your day on the slopes.
- Heat sesame oil in a cast iron or stainless steel skillet to medium high, hot but not smoking; salt, pepper and paprika chicken on top side only, place top side down in pan, salt and pepper back side. Cook chicken for 3-5 minutes for thighs and 5-8
- It had various lives — a small restaurant serving doughnuts and breakfast and a disco called Thumpers — before settling in as jazz/dinner place, featuring musicians such as Norma Jean Bell, Bugs Bedows, and Alexander Zonjic. Michael Khami opened CK
- Now that the kids are headed back to school, dinner is probably going to become more of a routine. For busy families, a great solution often is a one-pot dish such as soup or stew. This Cajun-style gumbo from Southern food writer Nancie McDermott takes