Day One: Food & Wine Classic

10.00pm Back from Jose Garces' shindig where Chris Cosentino made me some delicious jowel.  Mmmmm.  I . Love. Pig.

8.30pm

Best New Chef Mike Sheerin & I talking food...and drink.

5pm

Shower time yo.  Welcome reception at 6.  Still no product.

4.20pm

Checking into the amazing Gant.  Breathtaking.

3.09pm

Stopping at Local Spirits to pick up a sour beer to calm our nerves while we wait for 1500 raviolini.

2.54pm

Stalking a random Fedex truck on the streets of Aspen.

2.21pm

Arrived in Aspen! Yay! Nay.  Fedex shipment of 1500 raviolini lost in transport.  Awesome blossom.

1.07pm

13,000 feet. Holy shitballs.  Did I mention I am afraid of heights????

1.03pm

Pit Stop on the side of a ginormous mountain.

12.13 pm Still in Leadville. The Chef had an asthma attack. Thank god for Doc Holiday's drug store that had his prescription breather in stock. Damn you altitude! Damn you!

11.13am

Leadville. Fish Taco's at Manuelito's.

9.06am 6000 ft. Nose hurts. Drinking lotsa h20.

8.37am See you on the flip side Denver. Aspen here we come!

8.24am Coffee and water stop at the espresso bus.

7.43am Driving to Aspen yo. So. stinkin'. excited. We had a phenomenal dinner at Fruition last night with some old and new friends. It was the perfect evening opener for the Food & Wine Classic filled with delicious, beautiful food. Thank you Alex!