Bayfield, a small ranching community in southwestern Colorado, is becoming Durango-ized, with the influence of the cool college town spreading eastward. The unmistakable signs include a couple of cute and/or clever restaurants serving food that is of higher quality than, say, the usual country-town café. One is the Bottom Shelf Brewery, opened not all that long ago and already expanded with more tanks. They put out good pub food, and of all things, the cole slaw become a quick local fave. At lunch, it was quiet and uncrowded, though I understand that it is quite lively in the evening and when there’s a big game on the tube — especially considering Bayfield;’s ranch-town rep.
Prices are modest, but they are not on the website and I didn’t take a menu. Sorry.