Come to Gunther Toody’s for a Great Breakfast in Thornton

Looking for a great breakfast in Thornton?  We’ve got what you need at Gunther Toody’s!
Attention residents of Thornton, Colorado, a delicious breakfast is waiting for you at Gunther Toody’s!  The friendly staff at our Washington Street location is here to take your order with a smile (and plenty of sass!) and help your day start […]

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

Classic Cocktail History: The Sazerac

The Sazerac cocktail has its roots in the pharmacy and eventually became a New Orleans favorite.
Classic cocktails have experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years.  Among those drinks enjoying the current spotlight is the Sazerac, one of the oldest cocktails.  The Sazerac originated in 1838 with Antoine Peychaud, a Creole pharmacist who owned an […]

By |July 25th, 2014|Diner Culture|0 Comments

Bread – The Backbone of a Classic Diner Menu

Bread has been around for thousands of years and plays a major role on menus around the world.
Where would we be without bread?  It is one of humanity’s oldest forms of prepared food and most likely started off as a simple flatbread made from extracting starch from plants by pounding them and then spreading the […]

By |July 21st, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

Make Gunther Toody’s Your Choice for a Family Friendly Restaurant

Our great food and fun atmosphere make Gunther Toody’s the perfect family friendly restaurant.
Are you looking for a family friendly restaurant in the Denver metro area or Colorado Springs?  Look no further than Gunther Toody’s! Our 1950’s diner atmosphere is great fun for the entire family.  We’re serving classic American comfort food dishes like burgers, […]

By |July 18th, 2014|Diner Culture, Drinks and Shakes, Food|0 Comments

1950’s Sports Legends: Jackie Robinson

The young Jackie Robinson played four sports and actually started his career playing football.
Jackie Robinson, one of the greatest baseball players of all time, was born on January 31, 1919 in Cairo, Georgia.  He was the youngest of five children in a family of sharecroppers.  His father left the family in 1920, after which they relocated […]

By |July 15th, 2014|Diner Culture|0 Comments

Hash Browns – The King of Breakfast Restaurants in Denver, CO

When looking at menus for breakfast restaurants in Denver you won’t find a shortage of potatoes.
Potatoes probably show up on the menu at breakfast restaurants in Denver almost as much as eggs do.  The potato is one of America’s favorite starches and we enjoy them at any time of the day.  But potatoes go particularly […]

By |July 7th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|1 Comment

Classic American Sandwiches in Denver

Gunther Toody’s is your choice for great classic diner sandwiches in Denver.
People love sandwiches.  All around you people are eating a simple, tasty lunch of sandwiches in Denver.  They’re the lunch of choice for millions and not just in this country, although Americans have taken sandwiches to an art form.  All over the world people […]

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

Why Gunther Toody’s is the Ultimate Diner in Denver

When searching for the ultimate diner in Denver what criteria do you keep in mind?  Does the menu rank highest or are you looking for a classic diner atmosphere?
When you think of a diner what comes to mind?  Is it the colorful booths or the neon lights, shiny chrome and stainless steel?  Or maybe it’s […]

By |June 30th, 2014|Diner Culture, Drinks and Shakes, Food|0 Comments

National Vanilla Milkshake Day

There is no better time to celebrate the classic frozen drink because it’s National Vanilla Milkshake Day.
Yes, there really is a day to celebrate everything.  June 20 is National Vanilla Milkshake Day and it isn’t too late to get to Gunther Toody’s and enjoy one of delicious creamy concoctions.  Ours are made from hand scooped […]

By |June 20th, 2014|Diner Culture, Drinks and Shakes|0 Comments

1950’s Music Legends: Ritchie Valens

Despite a recording career that only lasted eight months, Ritchie Valens left a lasting mark on rock and roll history.
Ritchie Valens was born Richard Steven Valenzuela on May 13, 1941 in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles.  He grew up listening to traditional Mexican mariachi music as well rock and roll and R […]

By |June 16th, 2014|Diner Culture|0 Comments