THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Chair 8
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THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES Chair 8 Restaurant Review: THIS RESTAURANT HAS CHANGED NAMES TO X CAFÉ. The ambience of this fabulously located restaurant combines ski-town casual and '50s diner. Old-style booths and a retro brown-and-orange color scheme are both comfortable and comforting, while a seating area with deep couches is especially welcoming to singles and couples who like free-form drinking and snacking. Chair 8 doesn't serve full breakfasts, but locals pop in for morning pastries and coffee to take on the gondola for their aerial commute to jobs at Mountain Village. The lunch/dinner menu features dishes made with natural and organic ingredients. Expect daily specials as well as modern twists on American favorites and vegetarian-friendly fare. For starters, spoon up some silky butternut squash soup. Salads include Caesar with chicken or mahi-mahi, ahi tuna Niçoise and a wonderfully dressed spinach salad. In addition to burgers, fast fare features wraps as well as panini-style hot pressed sandwiches. The roasted eggplant delights vegetarians. We were wowed by a decadent grownup PB&J, featuring foie gras, pecan butter and fig jam. Main courses range from baby back ribs to filling lamb stew, chili to tenderloin and crunchy pecan-crusted chicken breast. Chair 8 offers a variety of fondues, as well, among which we've enjoyed such unusual combos as aged cheddar with waffle fries, Fontina-truffle and lobster-brie with focaccia. There's always a dessert fondue, too, usually chocolate. Most of the wines on the moderately sized list are also available by the glass.