4

H Burger attracts daytime crowds with fast service, good burgers

^
Keep Westword Free
I Support
  • Local
  • Community
  • Journalism
  • logo

Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

When Pete and Ann Pflum envisioned H Burger Co, the burger joint they put into a new spot at 1555 Blake Street, they designed a space and menu that they hoped would lure downtown dinner crowds to a block that, historically, has emptied out after 5 p.m. After building out the hip dining room, the couple brought in molecular gastronomy wizard Ian Kleinman to consult on the menu, and though he left just four days after H Burger opened, the spirit of his food lives on, in the form of burgers with creative accoutrements, fries with special dipping sauces, and liquid nitrogen milkshakes. The Pflums priced their offerings to allow diners to enjoy a full meal for less than ten bucks, hoping to win over an army of appreciative guests who would come for lunch, happy hour or an early dinner, then later come back and drink late into the night. After a number of meals and at least a half dozen of those milkshakes, though, I found H Burger better suited for lunch.

Find out why when my review is posted here tomorrow, along with a slideshow.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.

 

Join the Westword community and help support independent local journalism in Denver.