First the lines formed outside Dunkin' Donuts, which opened on Broadway last September. Then they moved to East Colfax for Voodoo Doughnut's opening in December. And on Friday, the crowds descended on the three locations of Trader Joe's that finally opened in metro Denver. See also: Slide show of T ... More >>
Has Mayor Michael Hancock ever turned down a doughnut? In September, he was first in line when Dunkin' Donuts opened out at Denver International Airport. And yesterday, he bit into a big one at Voodoo Doughnut, an offshoot of the Oregon-based cult shop that's now rolling in dough on East Colfax Aven ... More >>
The latest Dunkin' Donuts to debut in the metro area, at 2001 Sheridan Boulevard in Edgewater, did a real public service by getting its doors open before January 1 -- when people eager to buy pot started lining up outside Northern Lights just up the street. The shop did a big business that day. But ... More >>
Timing is everything. The latest Dunkin' Donuts store, at 2001 Sheridan Boulevard, opened at the very end of 2013 -- right in time to enjoy a big boom in business from those waiting in line to buy legal pot at the nearby Northern Lights on January 1. But the grand opening celebration actually starts ... More >>
This week in Cafe Society, Gretchen Kurtz reviewed the downtown outpost of Pizza Republica that opened last May, which had okay pasta but delicious pizza. Lori Midson talked to Lou Ortiz, executive sous chef of Los Chingones, another restaurant that opened last year, about his Spanish roots, his use ... More >>
I had never seen so many people so happy to stand in line for two and a half hours. When I arrived at the Northern Lights Cannabis Company, just across from Sloan's Lake in Edgewater, around 2:45 p.m. on New Year's Day, I found about 100 people there ahead of me. A quick poll of those in line told ... More >>
Denver just got another Dunkin' Donuts when a second location opened this morning at Denver International Airport -- this one inside DIA, at the center of the A Concourse. The original DIA store opened in September in the Final Approach, the new cell-phone waiting area. See also: Dueling Dunkin' Do ... More >>
Dog Haus, a gourmet hot-dog chain based in Southern California, is getting ready to mark Denver's turf next year. See also: Dunkin' Donuts opens today, Voodoo Doughnut tomorrow
Doughnuts are on a roll in metro Denver. Another Dunkin' Donuts location opened at 4:30 a.m. this morning at 8775 Washington Street in Thornton, reviving some of the fever that hit town when two DD stores debuted on the same day in August. But the temperature -- as well as the doughnuts -- will real ... More >>
Two years ago, Denver's first Steak 'n Shake in decades opened in Centennial to big crowds and the kind of frenzy we wouldn't see again until, well, Dunkin' Donuts opened here in August. By then, though, the two metro Steak 'n Steak stores were embroiled in legal wrangles that ultimately saw their f ... More >>
A new sushi den has opened in Lakewood, and with its extensive sushi menu, full liquor license and elegant decor, it's a welcome addition to the westside food scene. Kazoku Sushi, located at 10665 West Colfax Avenue, quietly took the plunge at the end of September. And depending on how business goes ... More >>
Japango, a cramped sushi restaurant on Boulder's Pearl Street Mall, closed its doors this summer for a quick remodel. Now it's back in business with a lot more space and couple of cool additions. See Also: Up two Dunkin' Donuts, down two Steak 'n Shakes -- our Restaurant Roll Call for September
When the venerable John's closed on Pearl Street, Corey Buck, the chef/owner for over ten years, just kept rolling -- right over to the future Food at the Riverside, which will soon open as part of a cooperative office space/events center at 1724 Broadway, right by Boulder Creek. There's no set open ... More >>
Denver International Airport's new cell-phone waiting lot, Final Approach, has gotten raves since it opened on September 24: Dunkin' Donuts! Free wifi! Even indoor bathrooms, to replace the Portpotties! Raves, but also a few rants -- as people arriving at that lot after 10 p.m. to wait for travelers ... More >>
In a town where politicians would go to the opening of an envelope, the debut of Final Approach -- Denver International Airport's new cell-phone waiting lot, which comes complete with a fancy building with four food vendors, flight information monitors and indoor bathrooms -- was big news. And on Se ... More >>
Have you noticed the number of 7-Elevens popping up around town? Often right across the street from an abandoned 7-Eleven that turns into a neighborhood eyesore? Bree Davies did, and wrote about it yesterday on our arts and culture blog -- inspiring quite a conversation about 7-Eleven, urban-plannin ... More >>
Restaurants, bars and markets continue to roll out in The Source, where Acorn (above) sprouted in early September, followed by CapRock Farm Bar; Crooked Stave is coming soon. But two national chains also made big news: Denver got two Dunkin' Donuts stores -- on the same day -- and lost two Steak 'n ... More >>
Denver was rolling in dough last week, after not one but two Dunkin' Donuts outposts opened in the city, returning to a metro area that last saw DD decades ago. Did Dunkin' live up to the hype? Or were fond feelings about this East Coast mainstay sweetened by nostalgic memories? See also: Dunkin' D ... More >>
Even as Denver International Airport pushes forward with its South Terminal expansion, it's updating parts of the airport that were outdated almost from the day DIA opened in 1995. The toll booths on Pena Boulevard proved a real bottleneck; they were moved closer to the parking garages, and the area ... More >>
In 1950, Bill Rosenberg opened the very first Dunkin' Donuts in Quincy, Massachusetts. After he'd opened his fifth store, he was touted as a rising entrepreneur in such legendary publications as the Saturday Evening Post. The little doughnut-shop-that-could now has over 10,000 franchises in thirty c ... More >>
Rise and shine! Not one, but two Dunkin' Donuts locations are debuting today in Denver: a Dunkin' Donuts at 366 Broadway, which opens today at 5 a.m. and bills itself as "the city's flagship Dunkin' Donuts restaurant", and one at at Denver International Airport's new waiting area, Final Approach, wh ... More >>
Here's another thing to love about Denver: It's a big city, but not so big that dignitaries would scoff at attending the grand opening of a Dunkin' Donuts. Earlier today, as reported on our Cafe Society blog, DIA's new waiting area, Final Approach, debuted, as did one of the metro area's two new Dun ... More >>
The countdown isn't as crazed as the wait for Trader Joe's, but fans of Dunkin' Donuts are eagerly anticipating the arrival of Denver's first Dunkin' Donuts store -- and Denver's second Dunkin' Donuts store. Both will open on Tuesday, September 24. The store at 366 Broadway -- the first of twelve th ... More >>
This city is about to start rolling in dough! On Tuesday, Denverites will finally be able to dip into Dunkin' Donuts. At long last, the beloved East Coast institution will have a stand-alone store in the metro area (there are already three in Colorado Springs): The spot at 366 Broadway is set to ope ... More >>
The legendary Dunkin' Donuts chain is finally rolling into Colorado, with a dozen stores slated to open in the state by 2018. And this September, a Dunkin' Donuts store will rise in the heart of Denver, at 470 Broadway. The franchise owners for that location will be conducting a job fair next Tuesda ... More >>
Jamba Juice just opened its second location at Denver International Airport, on the C Concourse, and is slated to open a third in the Jeppesen Terminal this fall. "Jamba Juice has proven itself to be popular with our passengers on the B Concourse, so we are delighted to see the brand expanded to the ... More >>
The legendary Dunkin' Donuts chain is finally rolling into Colorado, with a dozen stores slated for the state by 2018. And this September, a Dunkin' Donuts store will open in the heart of Denver, at 470 Broadway. That has doughnut fans salivating -- and critics carping. See also: - Dunkin' Donuts ... More >>
Here's the most promising sign we've seen all month: A Dunkin' Donuts is being constructed in the 400 block of Broadway. If all goes according to plan, the store will open in mid-September. Will Denver go for this doughnut chain? Should be a slam-dunk! See also: - The ten best places for doughnuts ... More >>
It's National Donut Day! While bigger chains like Dunkin' Donuts, Krispy Kreme and LaMar's will be offering free doughnuts all day, today is also a good time to support Denver's multitude of local doughnut shops -- and the other surprising places that serve these delicacies. Here's our list of the t ... More >>
Ever have a hankering for a dozen chocolate-iced Bismarks and an iced latte from Dunkin' Donuts -- and then realize that because you live in Denver, you can't have them? Watching the occasional Dunkin' Donuts advertisement on the telly just rubs sprinkles in the stummy wound. Right now, there are ... More >>
In most instances, breaking and entering involves a thief smashing a window or kicking in a door. But Michael Vidal and three compatriots are accused of taking B&E to the next level -- by gaining access to a building into an exterior wall with a stolen car and taking loot through the hole. And Color ... More >>
I just learned that Dunkin' Donuts has introduced two breakfast burritos: the Southwest Veggie Breakfast Burrito and the Southwest Steak Breakfast Burrito. While I do not begrudge DDs its newfound interest in the fine art of creating the breakfast burrito, I can't help but scratch my donut hole in b ... More >>
Dunkin' Donuts is being sued again. Danielle Jordan, 47, a diabetic, alleges that the cup of coffee she ordered from her local DDs was laced with sugar instead of the artificial sweetener she'd asked for, and is seeking "unspecified damages" (code for a shload of coinage) after allegedly exp ... More >>
Rocky Mountain Turkey Legs, but no Rocky Mountain oysters.This year's Taste of Colorado kicked off today earlier today at Civic Center Park. Westword photographer Johnny Molfetta brings back these photos. Taste of Colorado runs through Monday.
Starbucks must be in a cup of hot water. Why else would it team up with Burger King to sell its branded "Seattle's Best Coffee" this summer, at prices ranging from $1 to $2.79 for a cup of java? McDonald's and Dunkin Donuts have been pumping out their own signature coffee for the past couple ... More >>
Look out, buddy -- the dude from Good Will Hunting is stealing your movie!The entertainment broadsheets have been a-twitter this week with news about The Town, the new crime thriller to be directed by and starring Ben Affleck. The film, based on Chuck Hogan's 2004 novel Prince of Thieves and ... More >>
Media members planning to cover the Democratic convention have big questions for Howard Dean and his crew. Like, what about the food?
Banana lumpia: Like cocaine, but without the guilt.
Everyones a critic.
Drive-thru, they said.