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Burger King Corporation

  • Blogs

    September 22, 2014

    Five More Strange New Foods in all the Wrong Shapes, Colors and Textures

    There seems to be no end to the bizarre, weird, wild and wacky edible creations that pop up every day. Last week alone was rife with tales of wasabi toothpaste (technically not a food, but food-ish), some people who thought airline food was so loved it should be offered for home purchase, and a belo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2014

    The sixteen stupidest hats worn by musicians

    Recently, my enemies have been accusing me of having a problem with hats. Maybe it's because I am (predictably) a bald, pale music critic, and wearing a hat makes me look like a Nosferatu vampire-creature. But personally, I think someone's choice of headwear can tell a lot about a person -- usually ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2014

    Colorado Mills food court expands its dining options

    Shoppers at the Colorado Mills Outlet Mall in Golden will soon have several new dining options to choose from: The food court is slated to open three new restaurants next month. See also: Jeff Osaka on ramen mania, his ramen pop-up and Osaka Ramen, his new restaurant

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2014

    Burger King at Sixth and Broadway dethroned

    It's the end of an era. For decades, Burger King reigned from a prime piece of property at the busy intersection of Sixth Avenue, Broadway and Speer Boulevard. But the fast-food joint has closed, and the property is up for sale. See also: Burger King: Where's the effin' beef?

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2013

    Has Good Times gone bad in a good way?

    Good Times Burgers & Frozen Custard was born in Boulder in 1987 as Good Times Drive-Thru Burgers. Those were good times, indeed: '87 was a good year for banana hair clips, jelly shoes and skinny ties. But how on the burger-bombarded earth did Good Times manage to survive with the staggering amount o ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 19, 2013
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    August 12, 2013

    "A bear walked into a bar" -- read the winner of our joke contest

    "Are giant bears walking through downtown Colorado Springs?" asked a nitwitted FoxNews anchor last week, after video of the dumpster-diving bruin outside of the Edelweiss German Restaurant in Colorado Springs aired for the umpteenth time on the network. And Fox wasn't alone; the schnitzel-hunting be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2013

    A bear walks into a bar....finish the joke, and win a beary beer or two

    "Are giant bears walking through downtown Colorado Springs?" asked a nitwitted FoxNews anchor last week, after video of the dumpster-diving bruin outside of the Edelweiss German Restaurant in Colorado Springs aired for the umpteenth time on the network. And Fox wasn't alone; the schnitzel-hunting be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2013

    The Original Hamburger Stand is the place to go for food-pocalypse

    With fast-food burger-giants like McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and Carl's Jr. hogging so much attention, chains like The Original Hamburger Stand are often shrugged off or ignored altogether -- even when paired with Tastee-Freez. I was definitely guilty of driving by -- until I saw a banner outs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2012

    Five chain-restaurant trends that should continue in 2013

    This last year has brought us some terrible chain restaurant trends, including serving up sodium-soaked "healthy" meals; shrinking dessert sizes and charging the same prices; peddling fancy cocktails with more ingredients than a hair-relaxing solution; and restaurants labeling everything "natural." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2012

    Reader: There's a lot to be said for cheap, fast and tasty

    Business Insider recently served up a list of the most popular fast-food chains in the U.S., put together by food-industry research firm Technomic; McDonald's rated the number-one slot. And in her own analysis of that fast food list, Jenn Wohletz confessed to having contributed to the financial heal ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Five acts whose careers have resurrected

    Whether you're honoring a ubiquitous egg-laying rabbit obsessed with scavenger hunts or the miraculous resurrection of a thirty-something Jewish carpenter, the Easter season is upon us once again. But regardless of your religious affiliation, in the world of music, returning from the dead seems to h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2012

    Twenty most memorable mug shots of February 2012

    This month's mug shot roundup features arrestees at the center of an uncommonly wide range of offenses -- from an alleged cell phone thief/reseller to Jeremiah Barnum (pictured), a convicted hate criminal shot to death by police. See the entire collection below, and be sure to click on the links be ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2011
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    November 1, 2011

    Five McBites that McDonald's should introduce next

    ​In yet another burst of menu non-creativity, McDonald's is introducing Chicken McBites: popcorn-style chicken micro-nuggets that will differ from Chicken McNuggets in that they are ostensibly made from actual cuts of chicken, rather than the bizarre breaded avian mash that gives McNuggets the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Egg heads: The Food Channel's top ten breakfast trends for 2011

    Naughty dessert? Nope. Breakfast trend.​ If you hear it from the Food Channel, then it must be true. Every week, the network serves up another list, hoping that bloggers and other publications will bite. Which we did last week -- right before we gagged over the Food Channel's top ten breakfa ... More >>

  • News

    February 24, 2011
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    January 26, 2011

    Burger King's horizontal enlargement is a lot to swallow

    How many inches can you swallow?​Burger business is big, and Burger King, shrine to the Whopper, is getting bigger...in length. The fast-food meat mecca, with grease-splattered locations all over the globe, is aiming to outsize its foot-long hot dog competition by conquering the world with inc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Best Coast at the Bluebird, 11/03/10

    Tom Murphy​ BEST COAST With Sonny & The Sunsets 11.03.10 | Bluebird Theater The Twitter Universe is a strange one: The ability for fans to connect with and receive semi-personal information directly from people like Dolly Parton and Just Bieber -- or in this case, Bethany Cosentino aka Best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Nadine Montoya sentenced to life in prison plus extra 32 years for Burger King hit-and-run

    Nadine Montoya.​ Nadine Montoya has been sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 32 years for murdering a 49-year-old Aurora woman in a hit-and-run at a Denver Burger King last May. Montoya, 27, was convicted last month. A jury found her guilty of crushing Lilian Verdonkschot with he ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 23, 2010
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    September 21, 2010

    Nadine Montoya guilty of first-degree murder in Burger King hit-and-run

    Nadine Montoya.​Nadine Montoya has been convicted of murdering a 49-year-old Aurora woman in a hit-and-run at a Burger King last May. Montoya, 27, will likely serve life in prison for crushing Lilian Verdonkschot with her Cadillac deVille and then fleeing the scene. The altercation started w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Ten worst restaurant freak-outs

    ​When you're forking over $6 for your coffee, $5 for a footlong sandwich, or $2 for a blended ice-cream thingy, you're typically calm, cool and collected, right? We know you're not one of those problem customers -- they of the scream-insult-and-kick variety, all pissed off because of an incorr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    That's unlikely: Top five overreaching health claims about food

    ​Forget after-school apples. Here, drink this, little Jimmy! It's got lots of vitamins and bacteria -- the good kind! -- to keep you healthy and strong.

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2009

    The Ten Worst Burger Ideas Ever

    ​Ah, the burger. Labor Day grilling tradition, force of good and ease in the American diet. We take you for granted, burger. We assume that because you are a national culinary treasure that you are also unassailable, that you can be toyed with--unmercifully at times--and that you'll still com ... More >>

  • News

    August 27, 2009
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    August 17, 2009

    Mile High Murder, No. 10: Daughter of Burger King hit-and-run victim recalls the night her mom died

    Lillian Verdonkschot ​"Let's just run them over." That's the last thing Shala Parker says she heard from the three strangers in the Burger King parking lot before a green Cadillac DeVille plowed over her mother, 49-year-old Lillian Verdonkschot. Parker, 23, rushed to her mother's side. "Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    Flickr's Ten Saddest Roadkill Pics

    A Flickr photo. In this week's Westword, Alan Prendergast reports on a growing chorus of animal-rights advocates calling for more wildlife crossings throughout Colorado. Not convinced taxpayer money should be spent on bridges for deer and bison? These photos -- ten of the worst available Flickr ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 21, 2009
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    May 18, 2009

    Big Papa's getting bigger

    Andrew Besemer at the original Big Daddy'sBig Papa's BBQ is about to get bigger. Andrew Besemer's homegrown chain -- which Jason Sheehan raved about a few years ago, earning himself a "This I Believe" slot raving about barbecue on National Public Radio -- is about to get another link. Big Papa's, w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2008

    The fifth greenest airport in all the land

    Health magazine has proclaimed Denver the fifth healthiest airport, The article on its website highlights Denver's use of solar panels, runway recycling systems and healthy eating options. SinceI couldn't think of any healthy airport eating options (except for the inevitable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2008

    Apple Fries?

    Burger King is rolling out a test-market product here in Denver this month: Apple Fries. Basically, they’re slices of apple -- or perhaps slices of an apple-like product. For all we know (and based on the long and dependable history of ridiculousness in the fast-food industry), they could be pro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2008

    Ten Things that Are Not April Fools' Jokes

    Of all the things to be celebrated cross-culturally, to have the potential to bring people of the world closer together, it would have to be April Fool's Day. Seriously, any other holiday would be better, don't you think? Instead of turning our friends into dupes, maybe we could all do something m ... More >>

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    November 29, 2007
  • Dining

    October 4, 2007

    The Ginn Mill

    The natives are restless along Larimer Street.

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2007

    Day Four: When Is Dinner Gonna Be Ready?

    Day One: New Socks Day Two: White Elephants Day Three: Burger King on Colfax and Kalamath “When is dinner going to be ready?” “When you cook it.” In the dorms at The Campus Village at Auraria, on the forth floor of the east wing, there is a common area that serves as a kitchen. Actually, t ... More >>

  • Film

    March 30, 2006

    Slugfest

    Slither is silly and gross, but it might worm its way into your heart.

  • Dining

    March 2, 2006

    Hold the Line

    Parallel Seventeen revives culinary history.

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    The Need for Speed

    Drive-thru, they said.

  • Dining

    October 13, 2005

    Beyond Borders

    The Chen Brothers offer a pan-Asian experience at Blue Moon.

  • Calendar

    August 11, 2005

    Aurora Borealis

    A freewheeling new festival celebrates black art.

  • News

    December 30, 2004

    Strange but True

    Rampaging bears! Rampaging Buffs! Criminals in the buff! It happened here... unfortunately.

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    The Beatdown

    Bashing hip-hop is not going to solve LoDo's recent problems.

  • Dining

    October 2, 2003

    Cheeseburgers in Paradise

    From Caro's Corner to Griff's, local joints are pleased to meat you.

  • News

    January 16, 2003

    Big Bucks

    Top bulls have become the big stars of rodeo.

  • Dining

    October 3, 2002

    Foreign Intrigue

    Travel uncharted culinary seas at Ocean City Restaurant.

  • Dining

    May 30, 2002

    Slots of Luck

    All bets are off at the Kitchens of the World Action Buffet.

  • Dining

    November 23, 2000

    No Mickey Mouse Deal

    Micky Manor serves up old-style Rockybilts.

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    January 1, 1998
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    August 24, 1994
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