Classic Cocktail History: The Mimosa

Did an acclaimed American director invent the mimosa, or is it just the cousin of a cocktail born in London?

It’s hard to think about brunch without a mimosa, the two things just go hand-in-hand.  Many brunch spots offer bottomless mimosas or even serve one drink complimentary.  There is just something about the refreshing combination of […]

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By |October 15th, 2014|Diner Culture, Drinks and Shakes|0 Comments

Pancakes Around the World

Pancakes are a breakfast favorite in America.  Any family friendly restaurant offering breakfast is bound to have them on the menu.  Naturally we serve them at Gunther Toody’s, we just call them hotcakes.  Usually hotcakes are a bit thinner, but larger in diameter, than traditional pancakes.  Our hotcakes come in your choice of buttermilk or […]

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By |October 13th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

Gunther Toody’s is the Must Visit Diner in Denver

How do you define a diner?  Keep reading to discover why we’re the must visit diner in Denver

What makes a diner a diner?  Traditionally a true diner is a prefabricated structure that is built in one location and then transported and installed in another location.  Over time diners evolved into other forms and today the […]

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By |September 23rd, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

Happy National Ice Cream Cone Day!

Two men are credited with inventing and popularizing the ice cream cone in this country.



September 22 is National Ice Cream Cone Day!  Is one day really enough to celebrate this classic dessert that is loved by children and adults alike?  The ice cream cone is a perfect, portable treat.  It’s great on a hot summer […]

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By |September 22nd, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

Classic Cocktail History: The Gimlet

Drink like a sailor – have a gimlet!


A gimlet is a simple classic cocktail made from gin and lime juice, typically Rose’s Lime Juice.  It can also be made with vodka and many versions also add fresh lime in addition to Rose’s.  The gimlet rose to popularity after it was mentioned in the 1953 Raymond […]

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By |September 17th, 2014|Diner Culture, Drinks and Shakes|0 Comments

Denver’s Best Diner Food Trivia

Come to Gunther Toody’s for Denver’s best diner food and keep reading to learn what was the first food eaten in outer space and more trivia.
If you’re looking for Denver’s best diner food than you better head over to Gunther Toody’s.  We’re serving all the American diner food favorites like burgers and fries, milkshakes, fried […]

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By |September 10th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

The First Appearance of Elvis on The Ed Sullivan Show

On September 9, 1956 television history was made with the first appearance of Elvis on The Ed Sullivan Show.

Tomorrow, September 9, marks the 58th anniversary of first appearance of Elvis on The Ed Sullivan Show.  Prior to this, Elvis had performed on several other popular national television shows, including The Milton Berle Show and The […]

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By |September 8th, 2014|Diner Culture|0 Comments

Choices Abound in Denver’s Foodie Scene

Denver’s foodie scene has something for everyone, from fancy restaurants to authentic taquerias!


We’re very lucky to have a thriving culinary culture in Denver.  We have everything you could possibly want, from amazing burger joints to fine dining, food trucks, ethnic cuisine and much more!  Denver’s foodie scene has captured the attention of the national media […]

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By |September 4th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

Make a Classic Diner Your Destination Restaurant in Denver

If you’re looking for a destination restaurant in Denver check out the retro diner fun at Gunther Toody’s!
A classic diner like Gunther Toody’s is a great choice if you’re looking for a destination restaurant in Denver.  When it comes to classic diners, there are not many around in Denver. But the nostalgia of the 1950’s […]

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By |September 2nd, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

Unique Regional Burgers

New Mexico has the green chili burger and Minneapolis has the Juicy Lucy.  What unique regional burger is Denver known for?
There are a lot of great burgers in Denver and elsewhere in there in the world.  At Gunther Toody’s we’re pretty proud of the delicious, all American burgers that we serve.  All around the country […]

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By |August 29th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments