Denver is about to get another burger joint: Hopdoddy Burger Bar will open its sixth location next to Union Station this fall. The chain got its start in Austin, Texas, which inspired the usual Colorado-centric comments -- as well as requests fro a different Texas product... See also: Texas Burger ... More >>
Burger King, the eternal also-ran of fast-food burger chains, is revving up for delivery, something arch-rival McDonald's and other competitors already offer in other countries. After testing the service in a few major cities -- New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. -- Burger King recently expa ... More >>
Burger King, perpetually stuck in the number-two fast-food burger chain slot, has made a surprising and shrewd move into the delivery business. It first tested the service in a few major cities -- New York, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. -- and recently expanded its delivery service to Colorado, s ... More >>
Denny's "Baconalia" is back, completely and utterly ruining one of my favorite foods, and again offering a hideous reminder of all the chain restaurant meals I wish I'd never eaten. There are plenty of decent, good and even great restaurant chains that serve up above-average food for reasonable pric ... More >>
The past year was a titillating one for fast-food trends. Yes, 2012 brought us healthy on-the-go, as well as sticky, cheese-covered drive-thru fodder that will linger in our colons well into 2013. We've seen the fast-food versions of the good, the bad and the ugly -- good things like healthier kid's ... More >>
Remember Hardee's -- the fast-food stop with the oft-touted "Made from Scratch Biscuits?" It's okay if you don't, since Hardee's restaurants have yet to penetrate Colorado or the states to the west of us, so we only have Hardee's sloppy sibling, Carl's Jr., to pimp out Hardee's biscuits. And lucky f ... More >>
Santiago's is a Denver institution, selling one of this city's most iconic versions of green chile as well as rightly famous breakfast burritos. But one of the city's nearly two dozen locations has just been locked up for good.
Companies will do anything these days to get you to become their fan on Facebook. Free concert tickets? Check. Free donuts? Check. Deep discounts on sneakers? Check. Naturally, fast-food chains were way out in front of the trend, offering discounts to Facebook fans in exchange for them beamin ... More >>
Is Subway the only retaurant allowed to sell a "footlong?"A jury in an Iowa court may soon be debating noun vs. verb use, hyphenation and twelve-inch sandwiches. Casey's General Stores Inc., which is based in Ankeny, Iowa, filed a lawsuit against Subway in U.S. District Court in Des Moines on ... More >>
Consumer Reports gives Five Guys a high-five.Consumer Reports takes on fast-food burgers in its October issue, and the results aren't good for the world's burger behemoth. The magazine asked 28,000 subscribers for their opinion on fast-food burgers, and McDonald's came in last -- by a margin ... More >>
Everyone loves to hate on fast-food chains -- but even restaurant ratings experts like Zagat recognize their utility in a rundown now and then. The restaurant rating aggregator just released its third annual survey of fast food faves:
Chipotle Mexican Grill, the ever-expanding Denver-based burrito chain, which just opened its first international store in London, is now upping the ante in the local produce department by committing to use 50 percent of at least one produce item from locally grown sources in its restaurants. ... More >>
Smashburger is building up to that big holiday -- National Burger Day, on May 28 -- with a series of specials and giveaways. The search for the biggest burger fan is already under way: Send a YouTube video or picture illustrating your love of what Jason Sheehan dubbed Smashburger's "meat c ... More >>
Mmmm ... breakfast subs? That's right: Denver-based sub chain Quiznos is now serving up brekkie, including sandwiches, cinnamon rolls and sausage and egg biscuits. But there's a caveat: The new items are available at Quiznos gas station locations only. Sexy! "Building and operating locatio ... More >>
Barack Obama loves Five Guys, the 400-outlet burger chain that got its start in D.C.; Jason Sheehan wasn't such a big fan when he did a taste test of Aurora's Five Guys and the Counter down in Park Meadows. Sheehan was such a not-big fan that he returned to Five Guys, to see what all the buzz was ... More >>
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 >>
I love cereal, I love milkshakes. So when Carl's Jr. introduced their new Cap'n Crunch Milkshake, I was immediately putty in their hands. Or I should say I wanted to be putty. The trouble was twofold: 1) I don't much frequent Carl's Jr. and 2) I accidentally caught a glimpse of the nutritional in ... More >>
We are gathered here today to mark the passing of one of the oldest Chipotle restaurants in Denver, the location at 13th and Pennsylvania streets. One of the original, 15-20 pre-McDonald's Chipotles, the store opened in 1998, back before the big-burrito chain -- founded in Denver five years earlier ... More >>
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