Classic American Food: Fried Chicken

Classic American Food: Fried Chicken

Fried chicken may be a Southern classic, but it is enjoyed around the world. You’d probably have a hard time finding someone who doesn’t like fried chicken.  Even the most health conscious person is bound to enjoy it as an occasional treat.  The comfort food...

Vintage Recipe Advertisements Seem More Prank than Meal

Did people really eat that? Some vintage recipe advertisements will make you wonder what they were thinking. There were a lot of developments in food in the 1950’s.  Convenience products like canned soup, tuna and vegetables became very popular.  It was a time of...
The Most Expensive Burgers in America

The Most Expensive Burgers in America

The most expensive burgers come decked out in truffles, foie gras and caviar with big price tags to match! Burgers are a major industry in this country.  When you go out for burgers in Denver there are a number of affordable and delicious choices.  While most of us...
Classic Cocktail History: The Martini

Classic Cocktail History: The Martini

Shaken or stirred, the martini has long been a favorite but the origins of the drink are a bit fuzzy. When it comes to classic cocktails, it’s hard to beat a martini.  The drink has reached iconic status, probably thanks in part to James Bond, and has inspired an...
The BLT Sandwich – A Diner Food Classic

The BLT Sandwich – A Diner Food Classic

People have been enjoying this classic sandwich for years, but were not always calling it a BLT. The BLT is an icon in the sandwich world.  Even before the more recent trend of bacon mania, the BLT was always a popular choice with mass appeal.  There is just something...
1950’s Music Legends – The Big Bopper

1950’s Music Legends – The Big Bopper

Despite a promising career that ended too soon, the Big Bopper was a pioneer of rockabilly music. Born on October 24, 1930 as Jiles Perry Richardson, Jr., the Big Bopper has had a lasting influence on music.  His career began as a radio DJ in Beaumont, Texas.  He...
1950’s Television  – A Time Of Laughter, Prizes and Cowboys

1950’s Television – A Time Of Laughter, Prizes and Cowboys

Everyone loved Lucy in the 1950’s and tuned in to see what the Beaver was up to. Television boomed in the 1950’s.  The days of gathering around the radio to listen the favorite shows were fading away and more and more households were buying television sets.  Even...
Yankee Pot Roast – Comfort Food for the Winter

Yankee Pot Roast – Comfort Food for the Winter

Yankee pot roast is classic diner food and doesn’t require you to break the bank. Yankee pot roast is American comfort food at its finest.  The tender beef and vegetables, cooked in the juices of the meat, are perfect for cold winter nights when you need...
More than just Ketchup – Do the Toppings Make the Burger?

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...