Chick-fil-A Inc.

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Food and Drink Resources opens Innovation Center test kitchen in Denver

    Denver is considered a headquarters for fast-casual dining, with chains like Chipotle, Noodles and Co., Garbanzo and Tokyo Joe's all calling Colorado home. That's one of the reasons Denver-based Food and Drink Resources decided to open its new Innovation Center in Centennial. The center not only gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2013

    Chick-Fil-A taking over former Funtastic Fun on South Broadway

    Give a final farewell to the former Nathan's Funtastic Fun at 3085 South Broadway. The one-time indoor amusement park in Englewood is slated to become a 4,580 square-foot Chick-Fil-A quick-service restaurant with drive-thru and outdoor seating -- and that means the existing building will be demolish ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2013

    Five reasons why it's perfectly okay to breastfeed in restaurants

    In yet another demographic-alienating screw-up, an employee at a Tennessee Chick-Fil-A approached a woman who was breastfeeding in the store's play area and asked her to cover up. The woman said didn't want to throw a towel over her child because the hungry tot would just push it away -- and by law ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Charlie Boots on his artistic process, Internet romances and why logos inspire him

    Editor's note: Artist Charlie Boots is part of the inaugural pair of PAIR residents at Denver's Powerhaüs Studio. As part of his residency, he and his fashion-designing counterpart will be reporting from the real world via Show and Tell, as they learn the ropes from studio mentors Mona Lucero, Laur ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013
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    May 23, 2013
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    May 23, 2013

    100 Colorado Creatives: Charlie Boots

    #68: Charlie Boots Who is Charlie Boots? Yesterday you might not have known his name, but today Boots (aka Aaron Mulligan) is ready for his closeup. The young artist will make his public debut this weekend as the first-ever visual-arts fellow of the Powerhaüs Artist-in-Residence (PAIR) Program at P ... More >>

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    April 25, 2013
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    April 15, 2013

    Photos: Fourth annual Govnr's Park Beer Fest raises a glass to St. Jude

    For the fourth year in a row, the Govnr's Park Beer Fest matched local beer aficionados with more than 100 craft beers over the weekend. With brews from across the state and country, the event raised funds for both the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and the Big Nose Beer Fund, and Cafe Societ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2013

    Reader: Bonanno Brothers Pizzeria will help Park Meadows

    Grand Lux Cafe closed in Park Meadows last week. According to the Park Meadows website, the mall (inside or out) still has Brio Tuscan Grille, California Pizza Kitchen, Champps, Cru a Wine Bar, Earl's, La Sandia, P.F. Chang's, Red Robin, Thai Basil, White Chocolate Grill and two restaurant/pubs in N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Reader: Park Meadows could use some new restaurants

    The idea for Grand Lux Cafe came to life when the Venetian Resort, Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas asked David Overton, founder of the Cheesecake Factory chain, to create an upscale casual restaurant concept for their property. But what happened in Vegas should have stayed in Vegas -- or at least out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2013

    Clean comedian John Crist loves Katt Williams, and is loved by Denver's dirtiest standups

    John Crist has comfortably rooted himself in the world of Christian comedy, crafting niche-specific jokes that kill with the straight-laced Colorado Springs crowd. Yet somehow -- miraculously! -- he's also cultivated a respectable reputation in Denver's underground community, where the dirtiest of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2013

    Chain Restaurant Consumers' Choice Award winners announced -- and local spots make the list

    Technomic Inc. has released its inaugural list of Chain Restaurant Consumers' Choice Award honorees, winners, chosen from 115 fast-food, fast-casual and full-service restaurants, with the winners selected by consumers. So now for the two pressing questions: What, exactly, is Technomic, and which r ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2013

    Ten cliche Instagram photos to avoid in 2013

    Despite its friendly approach to photo-sharing, Instagram has brought out the true photographer in all of us -- and might have scared that photographer away with its updated terms of use. As if Twitter and Facebook weren't enough to keep us entertained between thumb-swiping refresh rates, Instagram ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Merry McRib-mas! A holiday poem in celebration

    Yesterday marked the glorious return of America's favorite onion-ed, pickled, sauce-slathered, probably-pork sandwich. Much to my delight, the McDonald's location at 505 East Colfax Avenue is now serving the McRib sandwich -- and thanks to McDoo's extremely persuasive "Get a second McRib for $1," I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Garbanzo's opens today in Lakewood, the first of many restaurants in the Denver West project

    Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill, a Denver-based fast-casual concept, will open its eighteenth location -- the sixteenth in Colorado -- today at 14740 West Colfax Avenue, in the new Denver West project. To celebrate, the restaurant will be giving away prizes and menu items all month long -- check the Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 29, 2012

    Dom Kennedy on the Yellow Album and the advantages of being an independent artist

    After first emerging in 2008 and releasing a pair of mixtapes, Dom Kennedy made major waves in the rap scene with his acclaimed mixtape from 2010, From the Westside with Love. In addition to earning high praise from hip-hop's elite, Westside garnered Kennedy a massive online following. Still staunch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Five amazing fast-food holiday treats for 2012

    The holidays bring out the very best in fast food restaurants (and sometimes in their customers who can be more easily shamed into not behaving like dingleberries in long lines), especially when it comes to seasonal drinks and desserts of the minty, eggnoggy and gingerbread-y type that we don't have ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Videos: Maria Ciano, Colorado ex-Republican, sparks non-controversy controversy at DNC

    Last night, a number of folks with Colorado ties spoke at the Democratic National Convention, including Representative Jared Polis and Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar. But the one to arguably get the most attention was Colorado's Maria Ciano, who conservative media outlets like this one have d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 23, 2012

    Wendy's new breakfast menu -- not quite McDonald's, but reason to rise and shine

    Wendy's is currently the third-largest hamburger fast-food chain -- behind Burger King at number two, and McDonald's in the catbird seat -- and the company taste-testers are rolling out a new breakfast menu in select locations, complete with breakfast sandwiches, biscuits & gravy and, of course, bre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2012

    Reader: Cafe Options has a great chicken cutlet sandwich

    Politics aside -- if you can set politics aside -- Chick-Fil-A has lots of fans of its sandwiches. For those who are boycotting the chain for its anti-gay-marriage stance, yesterday Jonathan Shikes served up five chicken-sandwich options in town. Turns out we missed one: at Cafe Options, a terrific ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2012

    Five chicken sandwiches to eat in Denver while you're boycotting Chick-fil-A

    Odds are good that "chicken" isn't the first thing most people think of when they consider a sandwich. After all, there are so many other kinds of sammies that get higher billing: pastrami and Italian sandwiches, turkey and egg salad, meatball, roast beef and BLTs. Even peanut butter and jelly. But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2012

    Five Chick-Fil-A protest moves guaranteed to ruffle feathers

    Unless you've been living in a basement without electricity, you've heard about the socio-political chicken soup boiling up around Chick-Fil-A, complete with boycotts and "buycotts" inspired by the company president's anti-gay-sex marriage stance. And you've heard about it from one side, then the ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2012

    Photos: Mitt Romney talks report cards, Obamacare, Missy Franklin in Jeffco

    Underscoring the importance of Colorado in the presidential election -- and the significance of Jefferson County in the race to win this key swing state -- Mitt Romney held a rally today in Golden, marking his first campaign stop since returning from his trip in Europe.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2012

    If you're going to watch the Olympics on TV, at least do it at the gym

    I often go to the gym to watch television. The primary reason is because, at my commune, the Witch House, we haven't figured out how to hook up the flat-screen we scored in an awesome barter situation (someone we know was going on a "life journey" and had to get rid of all earthly possessions.) But ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2012

    Reader: Chick-Fil-A scandal distracts everyone from Twilight

    form mt:asset-id="1112303" class="mt-enclosure mt-enclosure-image" style="display: inline;">Chick-Fil-A has marginally good chicken sandwiches, badass waffle fries, and a company president with an avowed aversion to same-sex couples getting legally hitched. And last week plenty of critics were cryin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2012

    Five good things about the Chick-Fil-A controversy

    Of all the cultural battlefields that could have been chosen for gay- rights whack-a-mole, it had to be Chick-Fil-A: a fast-food chain with marginally good chicken sandwiches, badass waffle fries, and a company president with an avowed aversion to same-sex couples getting legally hitched. The fowl p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    Free Chick-Fil-A dessert contest!

    Cafe Society just came across several cards entitling the bearer to receive monthly featured dessert at Chick-Fil-A absolutely free in May, June and July. Sure, May is almost over, but that's more motivation to act fast for your free desserts -- and our amusement.

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    April 24, 2012

    Reader: Fast-food chain coverage doesn't belong on Cafe Society

    Yesterday Jenn Wohletz offered her assessment of the new Chick-Fil-A desserts in the latest installment of Jenn in Chains, her semi-regular look at developments on the fast-food scene. She loved the brownie, lusted for the waffle fries (and the cute little ketchup packets)...but isn't a fan of Chick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Chick-Fil-A's new desserts are sweet -- but the chain's politics don't fly

    In my 35 years living on this shiny, blue orb I had never eaten at a Chick-Fil-A -- until last week. The closest I'd gotten was when a mall co-worker generously offered me a tiny, chicken-biscuity breakfast thing, which I politely nibbled at and then tossed in the garbage when she was out of sight. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2012

    Chick-Fil-A rolls out new desserts

    Chick-Fil-A, known for its iconic cow billboards and fried chicken patties iconically nestled between biscuits, is sweetening up its dessert menu by offering a new cookie, an updated brownie and several sundaes; it's also bringing back its seasonally available Banana Pudding Milkshake starting today ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Forget Target: Tamarac deal will help Chick-fil-A fly!

    Denver City Council last night approved $5 million in tax-increment financing for a new Target store -- only the second in Denver -- that will be built at the former home of Tamarac Square. But some people will be more interested in another facet of this $40 million development: a new Chick Fil-A. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Pho 4 U opening in the chain-ganged River Point at Sheridan

    Yesterday, while driving down Hampden, I noticed a sign for a forthcoming Texas Roadhouse, just one of many chains that gang the River Point at Sheridan, a mega-mall sprawl at Hampden and Santa Fe that gives shoppers at Super Target and Costco the opportunity to chow at Chili's, Subway, Panera Bread ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2012

    Sign up today for a free breakfast at week

    Free breakfast! No, not this morning, but today you can start signing up for the Denver area Chick-fil-A Breakfast Giveaway, which runs March 5 through March 10. Here's the deal: If you reserve an entree online, you'll get that item free when you come to the specified store with your printed confir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

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    September 7, 2011

    Sean McGaughey, exec chef of Opus, on his infatuation with Jubes Nata De Coco and his disdain for spaghetti

    Lori Midson​ Sean McGaughey Opus 2575 West Main Street, Littleton 303-703-6787 This is part one of my interview with Sean McGaughey, exec chef of Opus. Part two of that interview will be posted here tomorrow. Sean McGaughey grew up in Rye, a town of 2,000 on the plains where Colorado, Nebras ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Eat more chikin -- and more oatmeal

    ​In an obvious but well-timed bid to compete with other chain restaurants' efforts to provide more calorie-cutting offerings, Chick-fil-A, the prominent purveyors of fried chicken sammies to willing masses of mall-walkers, is now serving oatmeal. As of this past Monday, the current menu is li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    What week is it? A breakdown of obscure holidays, June 13 - 19

    ​June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month, which is great, but can also be boring. For instance, Thursday and Friday are Fresh Veggies Day and Eat Your Vegetables Day, respectively. But first things first: today is Sewing Machine Day -- 24 hours during which we honor the sewing machin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2011

    Abhor the Valentine's Day circus? Five places to head instead

    someecards​No matter your current Facebook relationship status, Valentine's Day is a miserable holiday. If you're not working it, you're either frantically dialing for a last-minute reservation at an already overbooked restaurant, bitterly downing a pint of Ben & Jerry's on your couch or avoid ... More >>

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    October 28, 2010

    Chick-fil-A celebrates another new restaurant with free food for a year

    ​A new Chick-fil-A restaurant opens this morning at 5260 South Wadsworth Boulevard in Lakewood (the building was previously a Black-Eyed Pea), but the line started forming yesterday. That's because for the last seven years, the Atlanta-based company has celebrated every store opening with the ... More >>

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    September 17, 2010

    Chick-fil-A testing its spicy chicken nuggets in Denver

    Not sure if these nuggets are actual size, but it looks about right, no? Denver will be one of four test markets for them starting October 4.​Chick-fil-A, which doesn't roll out new menu items very often, is testing its second new product in recent memory -- a spicy chicken nugget -- at its tw ... More >>

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    June 7, 2010

    Culinary calendar for the week ahead: Booze, festivals and charity events

    ​Beer release parties, brewery birthdays and Old South Pearl's BrewGrass Festival are where it's at in food this week -- but there's plenty more for teetotalers or those who prefer wine or stronger spirits. Here's a taste of what's ahead: Monday, June 7: Jill's Restaurant, 900 Walnut Street ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Men's Journal calls East Highlands -- E-Hi? -- one of America's thirty best neighborhoods

    The June issue of Men's Journal. Found myself at the Park Meadows mall on Monday, and learned three things: 1. The recession is over, at least judging by the Park Meadows food court, which was a sea of Chick-fil-A-craving shoppers. 2. Chick-fil-A's fries are overrated. 3. East Highlands is among ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2009

    Free food and other delicious deals on Tax Day

    In honor of putting another tax season behind us, many eateries are offering free and discounted deals. Here's a short list: All Cinnnabon outlets will give away free, mini-cinnamon rolls from 5 to 8 pm., while Micky D's is offering free small hot McCafé or medium iced McCafé coffee all day. But ... More >>

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    April 9, 2009

    Recycled Entertainment

    The Found Footage Festival has fun with food

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    November 4, 2008

    Vote: It's the only way to get free s*#t

    Free!?! God Bless America. Sure, it’s your civic duty to vote, and the future of civilization just might depend on it. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't milk some free stuff out of it. Here’s an Election Day meal guide to all the freebies offered around town. (Hold on to that "I Voted" sti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    1st Annual BCS Corporate Sponsor Bowl Quiz Presented by

    Last night, college football’s bowl season came to an end when the coveted ADT National Championship trophy was awarded to the Louisiana State Tigers following their defeat of the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Allstate BCS National Championship game. The corporate names littering that last sentence g ... More >>

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    November 3, 2005

    The Need for Speed

    Drive-thru, they said.

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    November 3, 2005

    Mr. Big

    Welcome to McDonald's, where Steve Bigari is lovin' it.

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