Happy National Egg Day

  Which came first the chicken or the egg? Who cares? We love them both, but today is National Egg Day, so we are giving the egg its due. That tiny compact little orb packs a powerful punch. Each egg provides 7 grams of protein, tons of vitamin D and has just 75...

NATIONAL HAMBURGER DAY – $2 off any burger!

National Hamburger Day is celebrated each year on May 28.  It is a day to honor an all-American classic sandwich, the hamburger.  While the hamburger derives its name from the German town of Hamburg, there is no question that it is an American culinary icon. There is...

Chantilly Lace – The story behind our Big Bopper

At Gunther Toody’s the Big Bopper refers to our amazing $3.49 weekday breakfast special which offers guests two eggs (any way you like them), hash browns, a choice of bacon, sausage, chorizo, Polish sausage or ham and wheat or white toast. But did you know from whom...

Remembering Happy Days and Arnold’s Drive In

We’ve been thinking a lot recently about the heyday of the American diner and drive in – the 1950’s. This was a truly happy time in American; we were actually thrilled to be moving to the suburbs, kids played outside freely, and doors were always left unlocked. No...
Who was Gunther Toody?

Who was Gunther Toody?

Gunther Toody’s was named after one of the two hilarious police officers in the short-lived but ever-popular TV sitcom “Car 54 Where Are You”. Played by Joe E. Ross, Toody was a somewhat dim-witted but amiable officer known for exclaiming “oooh oooh” at least once in...
How Should I Decide on the Best Breakfast in Denver?

How Should I Decide on the Best Breakfast in Denver?

Because this is a nation of people on the move, it is feasible to expect that when they travel, there will be a need to stop for food and drink. The service industry is made up of opportunities to satisfy those needs; however, many fall short of offering the full...

How Do I Choose a Kid Friendly Restaurant?

So you are traveling with children and are looking for someplace to eat, but don’t want to bring them into a restaurant that is more adult oriented. It needs to be a more kid friendly restaurant, with many choices on the menus and other activities that can keep...

Finding Family Friendly Restaurants

When parents are dining out with their kids, it’s important they find family friendly restaurants. However finding a restaurant to please and accommodate an entire household can be a daunting task. More importantly, searching for family friendly restaurants doesn’t...

History of The Classic American Diner

The classic American diner is a cultural icon. Today, most people associate the diner with its streamlined, silver bullet, art deco period or the chrome, checker board and vinyl glitz of its baby boom heyday. However, the diner began as a horse drawn lunch wagon. Its...