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Larkburger lands in Northglenn...with a new BLT sandwich

The new Larkburger in Northglenn.
The new Larkburger in Northglenn.
J. Wohletz

Larkburger, the homegrown chain that chef Thomas Salamunovich started in Edwards in 2006, has added an eighth location to its flock. A new Larkburger opened today at 11985 Washington Street in Northglenn -- and an eager crowd of fans was waiting to get a crack at the menu.

The truffle burger with melted Swiss cheese.
The truffle burger with melted Swiss cheese.
J. Wohletz

That menu has a new addition. I ran into Larkburger spokeswoman Aubrey Cornelius as the store opened, and she gave me the skinny on an item being introduced at this spot: a BLT sandwich made with thick-cut, applewood-smoked bacon, lettuce, tomato, onion and a special house sauce. When I asked what made that sauce special, she replied, "It's all secret."

The rest of the menu is the same as at the Boulder and DTC locations, which feature the recent additions of Black Angus red chili (served with fresh masa chips) and the chicken burger (adobo-seasoned chicken breast with chipotle sauce and crispy jalapenos). And then, of course, there's the rest of the Larkburger lineup, including the juicy, seared ahi tuna burger with wasabi-ginger dressing; the Amy burger with a roasted portabella mushroom; and the third-pound Black Angus beef truffle burger slathered with truffle aioli, which pairs perfectly with the signature truffle-and-parmesan fries and truffle-scented, housemade ranch dressing, for the triple truffle effect.

The new store has the same naked wood paneling and minimalist decor as the other locations, and the same eco-friendly plateware and recycle bins. But for a limited time, it also has its own new-store smell.

And Larkburger isn't done expanding: The company will be opening a ninth store in downtown Denver, at 1617 California Street, this November.

In the meantime, check out photos of the new Northglenn Larkburger, and feel the truffle power emanating from them.

Naked blond-wood paneling just makes you feel all-natural.
Naked blond-wood paneling just makes you feel all-natural.
J. Wohletz

Another Freestyle Coke machine -- one step closer to the enslavement of humanity.
Another Freestyle Coke machine -- one step closer to the enslavement of humanity.
J. Wohletz

There was a decent-sized line by 11:30 a.m.
There was a decent-sized line by 11:30 a.m.
J. Wohletz

Smiley, happy employees!
Smiley, happy employees!
J. Wohletz

Delicious, refreshing libations in cans.
Delicious, refreshing libations in cans.
J. Wohletz

The Field Green Salad with truffle ranch dressing -- of course.
The Field Green Salad with truffle ranch dressing -- of course.
J. Wohletz

A fresh, strawberry Five Dollar Shake made with Boulder Ice Cream, and Truffle & Parmesan Fries.
A fresh, strawberry Five Dollar Shake made with Boulder Ice Cream, and Truffle & Parmesan Fries.
J. Wohletz

Larkburger's Black Angus Red Chili tastes like a fresh tamale.
Larkburger's Black Angus Red Chili tastes like a fresh tamale.
J. Wohletz

A barely-seared ahi Tuna Burger.
A barely-seared ahi Tuna Burger.
J. Wohletz