Cosmopolitan | Telluride, CO

by Marla on February 15, 2014 · 10 comments

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Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Looking for me? Cool. You can find me at one of Telluride’s best restaurants Cosmopolitan. Parked in the Hotel Columbia just steps from the gondola ~ not only is Cosmo (the short name for those in the know) easy to find, but you will fall in love with the food!

I was joined by my pal Susan from Telluride Inside and Out (visit her blog for a complete review) & 2 others to enjoy this wonderful sampling of Cosmo’s menu on a chilly winter’s night. You too can join us for some bites!

Gotta love a great Cosmo Cocktail! FamilyFreshCooking.com

Y’all know I love to keep the words short & show you food through pictures.

The menu is seasonal, well thought out, beautifully styled & delicious! Above you see the Classic Cosmo.

Cosmo Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO |  FamilyFreshCooking.com

I have yet to meet Chef/Owner Chad Scothorn..but I will let you know when I do. He gets praise everywhere & my pal Paul Ferzacca the Chef/Owner from La Tour Vail says we will hit it off fabulously!

I did however get to meet the Chef de Cuisine Chuy Aymar. A great guy who is so very talented in the kitchen!

Mmmmmm. Sushi! Cosmo Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com Cosmo is well known for their Aprés Ski 1/2 price sushi & $5.00 Cosmopolitans (LOVE) & $5.00 glasses of wine Monday-Sunday 5-6pm.

That’s right everyday you can get your sushi & buzz on at this elegant restaurant.

Mmmmmm. Sushi! Cosmo Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Don’t you worry, this is Telluride’s Aprés Ski scene. Which means you can wear your ski pants & plaid flannel shirts. Or your fur, diamonds & bling.

Below are a few more must try cocktails. The wine list is extensive as well. You will be very impressed by the selections.

Orange Cinnamon Margarita

Orange Cinnamon Margarita Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com Apples to Apples…

Apples to Apples Martini Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

We enjoyed a few appetizers including this super fun & elegant twist on a carnival classic.

Lobster Corn Dogs…

Lobster Corn Dogs | Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Goat Cheese Filled Burrata ~ this burrata is homemade, creamy & delish! Toasted pepitas & prosciutto round it all off perfectly.

Goat Cheese Filled Burrata Salad | Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com Caesar Salad…

This classic salad is made even more fabulous with chunks of avocado & white anchovies.

Caesar Salad at Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

Now let’s move onto some entrées…

Wood Roasted Duck Breast ~ rustic perfection!

Wood Roasted Duck Breast | Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

BBQ Scottish Salmon…

Love the flavors in this salmon ~ my usual go-to meal here.

BBQ Scottish Salmon Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com Vegetable Ragout is a wonderful option for folks who don’t eat meat or just want a night without it.

Vegetable Ragout | Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com Grilled Beef Filet

Grilled to perfection with that compound butter on the top. A not to be missed dish for steak lovers!

Grilled Beef Filet | Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com Dinner was rounded off with some homemade desserts.

Trio of  Homemade Ice Cream ~ a chill way to indulge your sweet teeth.

Trio of Homemade Ice Cream | Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com Wild Blueberry Pie…

Something about a warm flakey crust, steamy wild blueberries & cooling ice cream. Perfection!

Wild Blueberry Pie | Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com

I hope you enjoyed the beautiful flavors at Cosmo.

Wild Blueberry Pie | Cosmopolitan Restaurant | Fine Dining in Telluride, CO | FamilyFreshCooking.com Hopefully you can dine here someday when you visit our beautiful mountains. I might just even crash your party…

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