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  • Blogs

    December 20, 2013

    Golden Moon open house, restaurant tours and sultry burlesque on the culinary calendar

    Golden Moon Distillery is hosting an open house this weekend, offering provide guests samples of its hand-crafted herb liquors made in the same artisan fashion that originated in the mid-to-late 1800s. Although deeply rooted in traditional, old-school booze, these distillers are hip to the cocktail- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    Hall Brewing opens its Parker taproom today

    Hall Brewing, which has been operating out of a production-only barn outside of Parker for the past eleven months, will open a new taproom for the first time today in town. See also: Grist Brewing is the first of many new breweries in the southern suburbs

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Five fast-food chains that should NOT serve breakfast

    Customers are very fortunate to have fast-food chains that offer adequate -- if not 100 percent nutritious or gourmet -- breakfast menus for those days when flipping pancakes or cracking eggs at home isn't time-efficient. And fast-food patrons are also fortunate that not every chain offers breakfast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2012

    Lessons from the Spicy Pickle and other Colorado-based chains

    A former location of the Spicy Pickle.​Ask Kevin Morrison why the Spicy Pickle chain went belly up, and the former executive of that company, who now owns Pinche Tacos, doesn't exactly mince words. "When you have people who aren't businesspeople or restaurant people trying to run a restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Quiznos deal moves control of the former Colorado powerhouse to New York City

    The long, strange trip of Quiznos, a homegrown chain, took another turn yesterday when Avenue Capital Group, a New York hedge fund, took controlling interest in the company. Reports the Wall Street Journal, "The deal, approved by all Quiznos creditors, keeps the chain, known for toasted subs, out of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Early next year, a fourth Udi's Bread Cafe will open downtown

    Quiznos, a national sandwich chain, whose corporate headquarters (and one of its dwindling sub shops) are located at 1001 17th Street, is about to get some stiff competition when Udi's Bread Cafe, bread baron Udi Bar-on's tribute to loaves, opens directly behind the sandwich chain early next year.

  • News

    August 25, 2011
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    April 15, 2011

    Lance Armstrong: Has he retired from involvement in USA Pro Cycling Challenge?

    New logo.​When the former Quiznos Pro Challenge changed its name to the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, it didn't sever ties with Lance Armstrong, who joined then-Governor Bill Ritter to announce the race last August. But that doesn't mean Armstrong will very involved, if at all.

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2011

    Today in Stoke: Quiznos Pro Challenge rebrands as USA Pro Cycling Challenge

    ​Organizers for the seven-day cycling race formerly promoted as the Quiznos Pro Challenge announced big news yesterday: They've rebranded as the USA Pro Cycling Challenge and inked a major broadcast deal for 23 hours of race coverage on Versus August 22-28 and two hours of live coverage on NBC ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Quiznos' new commercials are the freakiest things we've ever seen -- but will they sell?

    ​The Denver-bred Quiznos chain is an odd duck. While its toasted sandwiches are now sold coast to coast, it's courted controversy because of its franchise practices. And its commercials, while memorable, are pretty damn strange, whether it's singing mutant hamsters, sexualized talking ovens or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 11, 2011

    Smashburger makes Inc.'s list of ten most promising franchises in 2011

    ​Things have gone, uh, smashingly for Denver-based Smashburger since it first opened on Colorado Boulevard back in 2007, serving American classics that have won over many burger-hungry diners. The chain has readily expanded since then, opening close to one hundred additional outposts from se ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Best places for Grab-and-Go at DIA

    Courtesy Denver International AirportWhat's the best grab-and-go option on Concourse B?​This week, we're dishing up tips on how to eat at DIA during one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. Yesterday, we brought you breakfast spots. Today, we bring you something else. If you're one of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2010

    Denver Fair Food and Coalition of Immokalee Workers target Quizno's

    Johnny Molfetta​Quizno's is not having the best Friday. Denver Fair Foods showed up at the corporate offices of the Denver-based chain to protest today, calling out the sandwich maker for buying produce from suppliers with unsound labor practices. Denver Fair Foods works in direct partnership ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2010

    Ken Buck and Andrew Romanoff together again for the 1st time at birthday party fundraiser

    Andrew Romanoff.​Three more Denver blog posts before the weekend. Colorado Pols has the skinny on Ken Buck crashing Andrew Romanoff's birthday/debt-retirement party. His invite must've gotten lost. Purple Row's Bryan Kilpatrick on the L.A. Dodgers' attempt to win their 438th consecutive seri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2010

    Quiznos will soon be forcing Toasty Torpedoes on fifteen more countries

    ​Earlier this week, Quiznos announced its plans to give its warm shredded lettuce and overt sexual innuendos more global reach. In fact, the Denver-based chain is already shilling its subs in locations as diverse as Bahrain, Oman, United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2010

    Lance Armstrong helps people remember Bill Ritter's still governor at bike race announcement

    Lance Armstrong and Bill Ritter.​There's nothing lamer than a lame duck -- which explains why Governor Bill Ritter tends to get so little attention these days. Today, though, he reminded folks he still exists by hanging with bicycling icon Lance Armstrong during the announcement of the Quiznos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2010

    Quiznos is now serving breakfast...at gas stations

    ​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 >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Vietnamese noodle bowls at the new KimBa Grill

    Lori Midson ​For the past 25 years, Ba Forde has been the matriarch behind Kim Ba, the excellent Vietnamese joint at 2495 South Havana that's been the recipient of numerous Westword Best of Denver awards, including Best Vietnamese Restaurant, a prize it snagged every year between 2005 and 200 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    H Burger has a date with the city

    ​ There's a promising sign posted at 1555 Blake Street, the future home of H Burger Lounge. Peter Pflum, the restaurateur (he's the former operations manager for Dave Query's Big Red F Restaurant Group and most recently the VP of operations for Quizno's) who came up with the idea of putting a ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 3, 2009
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    August 25, 2009

    H-Burger Lounge looks toward an early 2010 debut in the SugarCube Building

    ​Just got word that H-Burger Lounge is planning to open in the SugarCube Building, at 16th and Blake streets, in early 2010. The restaurant, a local concept from Peter Pflum, the former operations manager for Dave Query's Big Red F Restaurant Group and most recently the VP of operations for Quizno ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2009

    Guess what -- and where -- I'm eating?

    Lori Midson​I suspect most of you could plaster the above photo to your bathroom mirror and stare at it while you shave, brush your teeth, straighten your hair, pluck your eyebrows, and blow your nose -- and even after all that, not have a clue as to what I'm eating or where the above photo was ta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2009

    California fast food more In than Out in Colorado

    So close and yet so far away.Colorado has plenty of homegrown fast-food and fast-casual chains to keep locals happy. There's Chipotle, Qdoba, Smashburger, Einstein Bagels and Quiznos just to name a few. But Coloradoans also love their California fast food, and we've made some gains in the past few ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    Cafe Society: Week in review

    What you might have missed on this week's Cafe Society...Just don't call it a gastropub.  Jason Sheehan lists his favorite places to belly up to the bar for eats.We were teased with the promise of Tony's Market opening this week, but ultimately denied.Much anticipated Park Burger did open, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    Quiznos is the sandwich of choice for half-naked playmates

    While Denver-born restaurant chain Chipotle is getting flak for its new ad campaign's distinct lack of cojones, the marketing for Quiznos Sub Shop, another local restaurant chain done (sorta) good, still shows a lot of balls. Or, to be more accurate in this particular case, a lot of boobs. The Pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, May 21 edition

    "Hey, this burrito is shaped like a really big, fat penis!" Take a bite. Today in Cafe Society: • Quiznos is the sandwich of choice for half-naked playmates. • Eat Here Now! at 910Arts. • Jax puts its fin into the wine game. • Up Close: The Q Worldly Barbecue. • Candy Girls: Sweet Action ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2009

    Quiznos' take on toasty oven love

    Last week, I expressed my confusion regarding the Quiznos campaign for its new Toasty Torpedo. Although I still can't get over the peculiar oven-man sexual chemistry, I suppose I can rest a little easier after this relatively ambiguous explanation for the ads from Rebecca Steinfort, chief marketing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Quiznos' toasty oven love

    I am comfortably ensconced in the 18-35 male demographic that so many companies are desperate to grab. And we are relatively easy. Give us something with closeups of food, perverted humor, boobies or LeBron James, and we will mindlessly buy your product.So, I should be enjoying the new ad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2009

    Cafe Society: Week in Review

    In case you missed it...Marczyk's is bringing aboard pastry chef John Hinman. Brownies, blondies, whoopie pies and bacon-chocolate chip cookies coming soon.  Hawaiian plate lunch comes to Boulder, ruined by hippies.  The International Association of Culinary Professionals conference is i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    Our Weekly Bread: Quiznos, yeah, Quiznos

    The sandwich: Pesto Turkey Torpedo Where to get it: Quiznos What's on it: Turkey, mozzarella, pesto, lettuce, tomato, red wine vinaigrette How much: $4 Let the haters hate. I don't care, because when I eat a sandwich at Quiznos, I like it. Yeah, Quiznos is a massive chain (although a Colorado-ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, March 26 edition

    Hosea Rosenberg. Let it snow? Let it snow? Let it snow? Today in Cafe Society: • Top Chef Hosea Rosenberg spreads the wealth. • Updated: Other stirring events, now that "Soup for the Soul" is cancelled. • Desperately seeking volunteers for the IACP conference in Denver. • Co-op grocery lo ... More >>

  • News

    March 5, 2009
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    March 2, 2009

    The ten worst fast-food ad campaigns

    Quiznos' rats aren't nearly as creepy as the old guy from the Today Show as Ronald McDonald. Some fast-food ad campaigns work because they're funny -- like the Taco Bell Chihuahua ads from the early '90s, or the more current examples from Jack-in-the-Box, which invite us to send our respects to the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, March 2 edition

    The Quiznos rats. Nice weather we've been having... Today in Cafe Society: • The ten worst fast-food ad campaigns. • Get a free slice at My Pizza Peel. • A Milking It review of Honey Kix. Today in Backbeat Online: • Over the Weekend: Charlie Hunter at the Oriental. • Over the Weekend: G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2009

    Quiznos gets to the meat of the matter

    It turns out that Quiznos - the carnivorous, Denver-based chain that gave us subs like the 5 Meat Stack and Prime Rib Cheesesteak, with a double-meat option - has been engaged in behind-the-scenes talks for a year with the most notorious veggie lovers of them all: PETA. (I use the term "veggie lover ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Colorado's fast-expanding, fast-improving, fast-casual world

    A few days ago, I was a food nomad. Mindlessly searching for sustenance, I wandered along Colorado Boulevard looking for something cheap yet nourishing -- with nourishing almost immediately eliminating most fast-food joints. But not all. The spots that really piqued my 'buds were pla ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    The Westword.com blog shortcut, January 13 edition

    Click it or ticket. Today in Cafe Society: • Tony's Market gets a witness. • Fallout from Aspen's New Year's Eve bomb. • Chipotle salads: The secret is in the sauce. • Root Down joins the brunch bunch. • Class is in session at Bristol Brewery. • Denver-based Quiznos cuts the price on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Denver-based Quiznos cuts the price on 37 sandwiches

    Hungry? Denver-based Quiznos launched a new campaign this week touting lower prices on its tasty toasted subs, including twenty sandwiches under $5. The national ads show three chefs interviewing customers on the street; one features "real reactions" from people when they are told the sandwich they ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 25, 2008
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    March 6, 2008
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    January 8, 2008
  • News

    November 22, 2007

    Quiznos Has A Full Plate

    The sandwich chain is improving, but some franchisees are still hungry for change.

  • News

    August 23, 2007

    Sinking Sub

    The dust is settling in the dust-up over allegations against Quiznos.

  • News

    May 31, 2007

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of 5/31/2007

  • News

    May 10, 2007

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of 5/10/2007

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2007
  • News

    May 3, 2007

    Eye Candy

    Quiznos ads are fully baked.

  • News

    May 3, 2007

    You're Toast!

    Franchise owners thought they'd make a fortune serving the toasted sandwiches created by Quiznos. Instead, they got burned.

  • Music

    August 19, 2004

    The Great Redneck Hope

    Behold the Fuck Thunder (Thinker Thought)

  • News

    October 23, 2003

    Off Limits

    Pack journalism

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