From its rolling prairies to its purple mountains majesty, Colorado is full of natural beauty. But this state is also home to many manmade marvels, too: Everything from Coors to Jolly Rancher candies to some of the country's best craft beer has spilled out of this state's culinary creativity. One o ... More >>
Last fall on the 35th anniversary of his death, we rounded up all of the best local Elvis Presley stories we could find. We spoke with Nick Andurlakis of Nick's Cafe, and he told us all about how Fool's Gold Loaf, Elvis's favorite sandwich, was concieved, and he regaled us with a first hand account ... More >>
Today marks the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley's death. The iconic singer spent a great deal of time in the Centennial State and had many adventures. In honor of the King, Backbeat is sharing some of these stories. See also: - Retired Denver Police Captain Jerry Kennedy on the time Elvis bough ... More >>
Did you know that Elvis, who left the building for good 35 years ago today, once flew all the way to Denver in the middle of the night just for a sandwich? Well, he did -- true story. But this was no ordinary sandwich. This was the Fool's Gold Loaf, a ginormous, artery-hardening contraption conceive ... More >>
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The price of peanut butter is going sky-high, and this week Cafe Society served up "Ten ways to enjoy newly decadent peanut butter," including the Fool's Gold that was an Elvis favorite at the long-defunct Colorado Mine Company, and the Peanut Butter Crunch at the one-year-old Edge, which Lau ... More >>
There's terrible news on the peanut beat this week: "Peanut butter prices skyrocketing," screams the headline across the peanut butter world. And with the Fool's Gold Loaf now just a memory of the long-closed Colorado Mine Company restaurant, there's no single way to enjoy peanut butter that ... More >>
Surely you've heard the expression: "That's a heart attack waiting to happen"? While we're not inquiring enough to Google its origin, from the sounds of it, that phrase could very well have been coined to describe the Fool's Gold Loaf from the Colorado Mine Company that Elvis once flew to all the wa ... More >>
Elvis may have left the building, but his appetite lives on at the Berkshire. In honor of what would have been the King's 74th birthday tomorrow, the pork-pushing restaurant at 7352 East 29th Avenue is running a special Elvis promotion. From January 8-11, the Berkshire's "The King" sandwich -- ... More >>
In 1985, Westword published its second Best of Denver issue, a celebration of the city that saluted everything from the Best Cheeseburger at My Brother’s Bar to the Best Bronco (John Elway, now in his second year with the team), to another future landmark, the Best Addition to the Skyline (Herbert ... More >>
Elvis Presley died thirty years ago today, but he left behind many reasons for Denverites to remember him. Cadillacs, for starters.
Franchise owners thought they'd make a fortune serving the toasted sandwiches created by Quiznos. Instead, they got burned.
Lisa Marie Presley's belated rock-and-roll career couldn't have come at a better time.
Riding with the King