I wish I could remember which lift this was. I want to say it was the Wildwood Express. All I recall is that it was snowing like the apocalypse that week. And the very next photo recorded on my camera, thirty minutes later, is a glorious chicken pot pie from The 10th restaurant mid-mountain.
Brad A. Johnson is a writer and photographer specializing in food and travel. His work has been honored repeatedly by the James Beard Awards, the Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Awards, the pdn Food Photography Awards and many others. Based in Southern California, Brad currently serves as restaurant critic for the Orange County Register.