Get a Great Start with the Best Breakfast in Colorado Springs

How does a hearty, delicious meal for only $3.49 sound for the best breakfast in Colorado Springs?
Mom always said to start the day with a good breakfast and she was right!  Why settle for cold cereal when you can take mom’s advice and enjoy something delicious and satisfying.  If you’re looking for the best breakfast […]

By |June 9th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

1950’s TV Legends: Lucille Ball

Lucille Ball, known for her humor, ground breaking television show and bright red hair, left behind a lasting legacy in Hollywood.
Comedienne Lucille Ball was one of the biggest television stars of the 1950’s and a pioneer for women in the entertainment industry.  More than just an actress, Lucille Ball was the first woman to run a […]

By |June 5th, 2014|Diner Culture|0 Comments

The History of Fish and Chips

You may be surprised to learn who first put together the classic dish of fish and chips.
Fish and chips is an iconic British dish that has managed to find its way into the hearts of Americans as well.  For so many of us the combination of the batter dipped and fried fish along with the […]

By |May 27th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

Hungry for Burger Challenges

There’s no need to wonder ‘where’s the beef’ with these heavyweight burger challenges.
How are you celebrating National Hamburger Month?  Are you creating your own signature burgers at home?  Or are you going to Gunther Toody’s for a delicious burger in Denver or Colorado Springs?  People celebrate our favorite sandwich a lot of different ways, including […]

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

Celebrate American Desserts with National Devil’s Food Cake Day

A few subtle recipe changes make rich, chocolaty Devil’s food cake different from others.
Did you know that May 19 is National Devil’s Food Cake day?  What better way to honor this classic American cake than with its very own day!  Devil’s food cake is reportedly named as such because it is so dark and rich […]

By |May 19th, 2014|Diner Culture|0 Comments

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

Celebrate America’s favorite sweet treat with National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day.
Who doesn’t love a chocolate chip cookie?  It’s hard to beat the classic American cookie jar favorite.  This cookie holds a lot of nostalgia for many of us.  We have wonderful memories of enjoying one of mom’s delicious chocolate chip cookies warm from the oven […]

By |May 15th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

Say Cheese!

You probably know that cheese and burgers naturally go together, but what else do you know about the dairy delight?
Next to French fries and ketchup of course, cheese is one of a hamburger’s best friends.  It is the favorite topping of choice for 82% of us, according to a hamburger survey conducted by Zagat.  As […]

By |May 14th, 2014|Diner Culture, Food|0 Comments

1950’s Television: The Gumby Show

Gumby, the popular green star of television and toys, was born in the 1950’s.
Gumby, the green character who had his own TV show and became an iconic toy, was created by Art Clokey, a pioneer in the field of stop motion clay animation.  Clokey attended film school at the University of Southern California and in […]

By |May 12th, 2014|Diner Culture|0 Comments

Mother’s Day – A Holiday for the Most Important Women in Our Lives

The creation of Mother’s Day was the goal of a woman who wanted to honor her mother’s legacy, but she was eventually unhappy with the commercialization of the holiday.
We really should be honoring our mothers every day of the year, but Mother’s Day is almost here and everyone will make their best effort to show […]

By |May 9th, 2014|Diner Culture|0 Comments

May is National Hamburger Month

America’s favorite sandwich is honored during National Hamburger Month.
May has arrived and the spring weather is beautiful in Colorado.  While some may say that barbeque “season” doesn’t officially start until Memorial Day, it isn’t too early to fire up the grill and celebrate National Hamburger Month.  At Gunther Toody’s we like to think that we […]

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