Sam Badis

  • Blogs

    August 29, 2014

    Memories, Family and Garlic: The Saucy Noodle Looks Back at 50 years

    At the Saucy Noodle, the tablecloths are still checkered, the spaghetti and meatballs are still drenched in garlic-studded red sauce, and the same slogan is still emblazoned on the awning: "If you don't like garlic, go home." It was Sam Badis' motto when he opened the restaurant in Bonnie Brae back ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2008

    Remembrance of things pasta at the Saucy Noodle

    A river of memories -- and red sauce -- runs along the 700 block of South University Boulevard, where Sam Badis bought a little joint named Jim Sano's back in 1964, changed the name to the Saucy Noodle, painted the walls red and added the slogan, "If you don't like garlic...stay home." I discovered ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 25, 2001

    The Bite

    Drive-through dining takes on a new meaning.

  • Food & Drink

    March 29, 2001

    Best Plate of Spaghetti

    The Saucy Noodle

  • Dining

    November 9, 2000

    The Bite

    A Saucy survivor's story.

  • Best of Denver

    June 29, 2000

    Best plate of spaghetti

    The Saucy Noodle

  • Dining

    April 20, 2000

    Mouthing Off

    Pioneering pizza men make up the upper crust.