More than just Ketchup – Do the Toppings Make the Burger?

When choosing a burger in Denver do the toppings reign supreme?
 It’s no secret that in America we love burgers.   The icon of fast food has been around for a very long time and has evolved from a humble patty on bread, to a dish worthy of fine dining.  The list of burger variations is seemingly […]

By |January 13th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Club Sandwich – No Membership Required

The classic club sandwich is always a popular choice for lunch in Denver.
Although it has the word club in its name, the club sandwich is not exclusive and everyone is free to enjoy the delicious dish.  It might be fair to say that it is the most popular sandwich in America.  There are many variations […]

By |January 8th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Chicken Fried Steak – A Diner Food Classic

Texans are serious about their chicken fried steak and set the standard for the dish.
Chicken fried steak is a staple menu item at many diners and other restaurants that offer American comfort food.  The dish typically utilizes a less expensive cut of beef that has been tenderized, breaded and fried.  Mashed potatoes and cream-based gravy […]

By |January 7th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments

New Year’s Eve Around the World

Here we light fireworks to celebrate New Year’s Eve, in Germany they melt lead.
In America there are many things that define New Year’s Eve.  For us it means staying up late to celebrate, maybe watching the ball drop on the television, going to parties and drinking champagne, making a New Year’s resolution, or perhaps cooking […]

By |December 31st, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Lucky New Year’s Food

For maximum good luck, serve greens, beans and fish for your New Year’s Day meal.
As we are about to ring in the New Year, you may be thinking about what special dishes to cook to usher in 2014 properly.  There are a number of choices for your New Year’s food that are associated with bringing […]

By |December 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Omelette – A Breakfast Classic In Denver and Around the Globe

Dining in Japan?  You’ll be able to enjoy an omelette there too.
We all know and love the omelette.  When going out for breakfast in Denver, ordering one  is a great choice, with so many delicious combinations available.  The Mile High City even has its own claim to breakfast fame with the Denver omelette, filled with […]

By |December 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Classic Cocktail History – The Bloody Mary

While the origin of the Bloody Mary is uncertain, one thing is for sure, people love this cocktail.
The Bloody Mary is a classic cocktail that people have been enjoying in the morning, or even all day, for decades.  The spicy, hearty concoction is the perfect accompaniment to your favorite brunch in Denver and is also […]

By |December 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Soundtrack of the Holidays – Christmas Music Favorites to Set the Scene

Elvis tops the list of best selling Christmas music.
Right about now you may be compiling the playlist for your holiday festivities.  Perhaps you’re settling in with a glass of eggnog and thinking of just the right songs to complete your Christmas experience.  There is a lot of classic Christmas music that so many of us […]

By |December 24th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Christmas Pudding – A Traditional Dessert

English pudding makes a unique addition to the holiday table and could bring good luck in the New Year.
In America we enjoy a number of traditional desserts at Christmas.  Pie is likely the most popular choice, including apple, pumpkin, pecan, and sweet potato.  Gingerbread is also traditional, as are sweets such as fudge, fruitcake, and […]

By |December 23rd, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrate the Holidays with Eggnog

Eggnog and the holidays go hand-in-hand, but where did this unique beverage come from?
December seems to be the only month where you are encouraged to drink a heavy concoction of egg yolks, cream, sugar, spices, and alcohol.  Drinking eggnog at any other time of the year just doesn’t seem appropriate to most.  While it may […]

By |December 20th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments