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Kellogg Company

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2013

    Ten patriotic foods for the Fourth of July

    It's hard to say what makes a food seem distinctly American -- perhaps its taste brings up a childhood memory, or its appearance a connection to an American pastime -- but there are definitely some things we consume that are as American as, well, apple pie. So as the fireworks go off tomorrow, here ... More >>

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    June 5, 2013

    Custom guitar designer Brad Wilson makes the ultimate birthday present

    Brad Wilson had exactly one week to finish his custom-design guitar for a commissioned birthday present and, at that moment, he was thinking about starting over. The guitar still needed a camouflage paint job, a Colorado design for the pick guard, a painted neck and all the wiring -- basically, it n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    Fresh Takes Kitchen brings healthy, affordable meals to the community

    It's one thing to know that you should be eating healthier, and another to have the time and money to prepare healthy meals. Saloni Doshi and Chelsea Katz, co-founders of Fresh Takes Kitchen, are working to make healthy, affordable meals accessible to the community. Their goal is to become a viable ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2013

    Third Shift lager, a new MillerCoors beer, got its medal-winning start at Denver's Sandlot

    Tom Hail loves beer. He loves lagers especially, which is why he stays very late on a lot of nights to work on his passion projects. One of these is a traditional German-style marzen -- a recipe that he's been tinkering with on and off for eighteen years. It's a tasty beer -- so tasty that Hail, on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 29, 2012

    Announcement: We have a winner of our Michael Pollan contest

    Journalist, author, professor and sustainable living advocate Michael Pollan is lecturing at the Paramount Theater tonight, and yesterday, we held a contest that would give one Cafe Society reader the opportunity to snag a pair of complimentary tickets to his presentation. We asked readers to submi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    American Idol Las Vegas: more groups, more tears

    American Idol hit a high point last night. For the first time in the season, it was about the music (a change in focus that has needed to happen since day one of the preliminary audition rounds). Contestants who deserved to be pushed through to the next round do, while others are sent home. In the ... More >>

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    May 31, 2011

    Historic Preservation Month tribute to Denver's version of 7-11: Kenny Be's Special Report

    1962 Big Top convenience store advertisement that ran in the Denver Post.​ The ad shown above was found on agilitynut.com, a Debra Jane Setzer website devoted to vanishing American roadside design that includes noteworthy Denver attractions. When published, the Big Top convenience store advert ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Brooks Kellogg, 73, accused of trying to hire hit man to kill opponent in real estate lawsuit

    Brooks Kellogg.​On the State of Kansas's website, 73-year-old Brooks Kellogg is celebrated as a success story for building an entertainment center in Hays. But there's a good chance this salute won't be long for the Internet. That's because the FBI arrested him earlier this week at Denver Inte ... More >>

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    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.

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    November 20, 2009

    Cafe Society: Week in review

    Lori MidsonTony Bourdain on the streets of Denver​What you may have missed this week on Cafe Society while bitching and moaning and posting very, very weird comments about Perky Cups, a new java joint that's coming to the streets of Aurora, complete with babes in bikinis: Coming next March to the ... More >>

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    November 18, 2009

    Waffle-pocalypse!!! An open letter to President Obama

    ​ Dear Mr. President. As you are no doubt aware, the Kellogg Company recently announced that it is experiencing a catastrophic waffle shortfall owing to a sort of "perfect storm" of circumstances: scheduled maintenance and upgrades to their army of waffle-making robots, flood damage in the ... More >>

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    September 21, 2009

    Milking It: Kellogg's Low Fat Granola with Raisins

    ​​Low Fat Granola with Raisins Kellogg's Rating: Two-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal description: What isn't in this stuff? There's whole oats and whole grain wheat, some of it fused together in random wads, like meteorites collecting fragments during the trip through space, other ... More >>

  • Music

    September 17, 2009

    Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers

    Wednesday, September 23, Fox Theatre, Boulder, 303-443-3399.

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    Milking It: Corn Flakes Touch of Honey/Toque de Miel

    ​​ Corn Flakes Touch of Honey/Toque de Miel Kellogg's Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: Yes, they're flakes made of corn. But unlike other flakes made of corn -- or corn flakes, if you insist -- they give off a glossy bronze glow, as if they've been spending most of th ... More >>

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    August 3, 2009

    Milking It: Kellogg's Raisin Bran Extra!

    Raisin Bran Extra! Kellogg's Rating: Two-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal description: Whole wheat flakes are joined by the usual number of raisins, plus the (very) occasional cranberry, almond slices and yogurt wads with an interior consisting in part of "palm kernel," which I didn't know ex ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2009

    The Ten Stupidest "Breakfast Foods" Ever

    Somewhere between breakfast and a cup of coffee lays this middle ground of stupid -- food that isn't really food, but still seems appropriate to consume for the (allegedly) most important meal of the day. Jon Stewart and The Daily Show exposed the ridiculousness of the pancake-wrapped sausage years ... More >>

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    July 27, 2009

    Milking It: Apple Jacks Gliders

    Apple Jacks Gliders Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Corn, wheat and oat flour provides the foundation for this crunchy treat, but the colors of the pieces, which include "limited edition" gliders (a.k.a. puffy triangles with a whole in the middle) along with the fam ... More >>

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    June 29, 2009

    Milking It: All-Bran Yogurt Bites

    All-Bran Yogurt Bites Kellogg's Rating: One-and-a-half stars out of four Cereal description: Large, hearty, darkish brown wheat flakes supplemented by clusters made of wheat, oats and rice and coated in vanilla yogurt. The resulting shapes look alternately like stray jism globules or melting, mis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2009

    Milking It: Star Trek cereal

    Star Trek cereal Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Oat discs that resemble mini-cinnamon rolls, even though the designers insist that they represent spinning galaxies. (Maybe to someone who's never been to a bakery.) These bits are supplemented by marshmallows stamped ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Milking It: Smart Start Toasted Oat

    Smart Start Toasted Oat Kellogg's Rating: Two-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal description: Heavy, dark oat flakes that ripple and curl like shingles that should have been replaced a few decades earlier. They're supplemented by rolled oats, wheat, rice and God knows what else bound together ... More >>

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    May 25, 2009

    Milking It: Special K Blueberry

    Special K Blueberry Kellogg's Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: Rice and wheat flakes that are large, rough-hewn and speckled with dark dots that would probably cause most folks to phone their physician if they started showing up on their forehead. There are also supposed to be ... More >>

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    April 6, 2009

    Milking It: Kellogg's Corn Pops

    Corn Pops Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Oversized, yellowish carb wads of varying sizes and shapes. Unlike popcorn, which suggests kernels turned inside out, these pieces seem to have been overinflated and thickened. If they were a little spongier, they could double ... More >>

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    February 23, 2009

    Milking It: Jumbo Multi-Grain Krispies

    Jumbo Krispies Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Rice alone isn't enough to make these Krispies. The supersized kernels also feature wheat, corn and oats -- hence the words "Multi-Grain" squeezed between the "Jumbo" and "Krispies" in the cereal's name. The pieces aren't ... More >>

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    February 9, 2009

    Milking It: Raisin Bran Crunch

    Raisin Bran Crunch Kellogg's Rating: Two-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal description: Rice, wheat and oat flakes, supplemented by occasional (and mysterious) "clusters," that are bumpy, wavy and serrated; the edges seem sharp enough to open an envelope. Raisins are also part of the package, bu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    Milking It: Hannah Montana Multi-Grain Secret Identity Cereal

    Hannah Montana Multi-Grain Secret Identity Cereal Kellogg's Rating: Two-and-a-half spoons out of four Cereal description: Corn-and-oat discs that resemble semi-flattened Crunchberries -- a resemblance underscored by the light red and dark purple color scheme. Does that mean the real secret ident ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2008

    Milking It: High School Musical cereal

    High School Musical cereal Kellogg's Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: Round-cornered corn-and-oat stars evenly split between a robust yellowish-brown and a ripe red -- and all of them are speckled with white sugar pustules seemingly ready to erupt with sweetness. It's a look that ... More >>

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    September 22, 2008

    Milking It: Barbie as The Island Princess Cereal

    Barbie as The Island Princess Cereal Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Corn and oat flour bits squeezed into red and purple heart shapes -- the latter apparently intended as a subtle tribute to our brave soldiers in uniform. These nuggets are supplemented by marshmallow ... More >>

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    September 8, 2008

    Milking It: Special K Cinnamon Pecan

    Special K Cinnamon Pecan Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: Brown-tinted flakes made of rice and wheat of various shapes, sizes and textures. Imagine a topographical map of a mountainous region run through a blender set on "chop." Pecans are part of the combination, too, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2008

    Milking It: Froot Loops Marshmallow

    Froot Loops Marshmallow Kellogg's Rating: Three and a half spoons out of four Cereal description: Yellow, green, orange, red, purple and blue circles of "multi-grain" cereal -- meaning an amalgamation of corn, wheat and oat flour swirled together in a slather of partially hydrogenated vegetable oil ... More >>

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    August 25, 2008
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    August 4, 2008
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    July 7, 2008

    Milking It: Kung Fu Panda Crunchers

    Kung Fu Panda Crunchers Kellogg's Rating: Two spoons out of four Cereal description: The cereal's building blocks are actually building circles -- light tan orbs made of oat and corn flour. Think of them as Kix, or more accurately, fake Kix. These mounds are supplemented by four varieties of marshm ... More >>

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    June 30, 2008

    Milking It: Pops Chocolate Peanut Butter

    Pops Chocolate Peanut Butter Kellogg's Rating: Three and a half spoons out of four Cereal description: Brownish corn-meal orbs -- but not just any brownish corn-meal orbs. Big ones. Imposing ones. Brownish corn-meal orbs with a gland condition, or a steroid problem. Size-wise, they're significantly ... More >>

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    June 23, 2008

    Milking It: Froot Loops Smoothie

    Froot Loops Smoothie Kellogg's Rating: Two and a half spoons out of four Cereal description: The main cereal bits are as they've been since the days when Toucan Sam balanced a cornucopia-shaped fruit pile on his head like an avian Carmen Miranda: red, purple, orange, green and blue multi-grain circ ... More >>

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    June 9, 2008

    Milking It: Rice Krispies Treats

    Rice Krispies Treats Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: The classic Rice Krispies shape -- a slightly puffed rice kernel -- is still the foundation of Rice Krispies Treats, the cereal spinoff of a marshmallow-laden recipe beloved by people who know more about eating than ... More >>

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    May 19, 2008

    Milking It: Indiana Jones Chocolate Cereal with Marshmallows

    Indiana Jones Chocolate Cereal with Marshmallows Kellogg's Rating: Three spoons out of four Cereal description: The main pieces consist of brown oat-and-corn puffs -- but the main attractions are the marshmallows, which come in four different shapes. "Indy's Hat" might more accurately be described ... More >>

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    May 1, 2008
  • Music

    February 21, 2008

    Redline Defiance of Death

    Having a near-death experience causes you to rock like your life depends on it.

  • News

    December 20, 2007

    Risk Averse

    Colorado Springs police don't name a crime victim because of his advanced age, even though he shot and killed his attacker.

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2007
  • Film

    September 7, 2006

    Detective Comics

    Showbiz noir investigates TV Superman's real-life tragedy.

  • Music

    March 2, 2006

    Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers

    Saturday, March 4, Bluebird Theater, 303-322-2308.

  • Calendar

    May 8, 2003

    Gunning for Love

    Rapid Fire dating sprays potential targets

  • News

    February 12, 1998

    Profits of Doom

    How a costly computer glitch turned into a once-in-a-millennium bonanza for high-tech companies.

  • Film

    November 2, 1994
  • News

    September 28, 1994
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