We know you got in early, but hold off your appetite and take a late lunch; everyone else will abandon the slopes to hit the lodge, leaving you to enjoy the extra elbow room. When the hills fill up again, that's your cue to get your well-deserved midday meal.
The appropriately named Delicious Kitchen is known for its massive, meaty sandwiches. Tip: make your lunch sweet and smoky with the burnt ends sandwich.
If you're done skiing for the day, check in at the 53 Kitchen & Cocktails, where a beloved atmosphere melts warmly into evening entertainment. The item to have here is (warning: don't drool into your keyboard when you read this next bit) their fresh pretzel bread with stout cheese dip.
If you're looking for a quicker bite, Latin Market Taqueria's authenticity draws praise from even the most demanding SoCal palate at rock bottom prices, and if you don't get the sope, you're a dope (pretend that rhymes).
If health food is your bag, hit the wellness-conscious Food Cache Cafe (grab yourself a Dragon Bowl Z açaí bowl. You're welcome), where a party of mixed diners can enjoy everything from steak to vegan -- and not that sacrificial vegan meal of steamed greens, either: real, nutritious, tasty vegan food.