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Colorado

  1. Behold the World’s Tallest-Ever Stack of WafflesIt involves 50 pounds of mix, a land surveyor, broken plates, and a John Williams soundtrack.
  2. the chain gang
    Internet Wants to Believe McDonald’s Is Converting Play Areas Into Pot LoungesA tremendous sounding — and sadly fake — story has gone viral.
  3. up in smoke
    The Booming Marijuana Industry Is Making It Harder for Restaurants to Find HelpColorado chefs blame weed gigs that pay $20 an hour to relax in climate-controlled grow houses.
  4. food waste
    What to Know About Food-Waste Start-up Backed by Grocery Industry’s Top PlayersBigwigs tied to Walmart and Whole Foods think it could actually turn a profit reducing food waste.
  5. lawsuits
    Colorado Baker Who Wouldn’t Make Same-Sex Cake Gets Justice Department’s SupportThe Trump administration will argue before the Supreme Court that pastry is a form of protected speech.
  6. The Pot Industry Is Still Stealing Colorado’s Restaurant WorkersRestaurants can’t afford to keep losing staff to jobs that pay $22 an hour, plus benefits, in a greenhouse.
  7. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Billboard Near Colorado Border Makes Solid Marijuana JokeA billboard advertising breakfast burritos jokes, “Usually when you roll something this good, it’s illegal!”
  8. the feeding tube
    Top Chef Will Decamp to Colorado for Season 15It will be the series’ first time in the Rockies.
  9. news you can booze
    Self-Driving Truck Makes 100-Mile Beer RunThe future arrives. And it’s got cases of Budweiser.
  10. half baked
    All of Colorado’s Pot Candy Will Carry This Warning SymbolLawmakers want to make sure people “genuinely know the difference” between a Hershey’s and Kushie Kandy.
  11. awful service
    Terrible Customers Get Server Fired by Pretending She Changed the Tip [Updated]“The odds of being struck by lightning are probably better than this.”
  12. lawsuits
    Worker Says Whole Foods Made Being Gay on the Job ‘Intolerable’Co-workers allegedly loved asking about her “gaydar.”
  13. high notes
    Coloradans Can Now Hire a Pot Sommelier for Their Next Catered Dinner“The protocol is puff, eat, drink, in that order.”
  14. horrible servers
    Server Learns the Hard Way That It’s a Bad Idea to Tweet Racist Death ThreatsShe got fired for saying it’d be great to “kill as many Mexicans as I could in one night.”
  15. is this really a big deal?
    Parents Surprised to Learn Kids’ Day Camp Was Staffed by Hooters WaitressesNo good deed goes unpunished.
  16. The Chain Gang
    Jared Fogle Got a Prison Job Making SandwichesThe irony of the new gig reportedly thrilled the guards.
  17. Good Karma
    Bus Boy Returns $3K, Gets Rewarded Even More“Merry Christmas to a super-honest man.”
  18. The Chain Gang
    There Was a Typhoid Fever Outbreak at a QdobaPerhaps just stay away from all of the burrito chains for a while?
  19. Awful Things
    Wendy’s Fired Two Employees for Writing Racist Slurs on a Kids’-Meal“I had to explain to my child what the ‘n’ word means.”
  20. Smoke-Filled Room
    Denver May Let People Smoke Pot at Restaurants and BarsThe city is working on the nation’s first “pot club ordinance.”
  21. Food Science
    Cannabis-Infused Salmon Is Here“You can roll up with a bunch of weed fish and bagels and people are freaking out.”
  22. Shameful
    A Colorado Lunch Lady Got Fired for Feeding Kids in NeedShe gave out free meals to students without lunch money.
  23. Bad Ideas
    Colorado Restaurant Owner Will Hold a ‘White Appreciation Day’“Because all Americas should be celebrated!!”
  24. Drink Orders
    Joe’s Crab Shack Accidentally Boozed Up a 2-Year-OldFive other kids, allegedly, too, all under the age of 8.
  25. Scary Stuff
    Colorado Parents Freak Out Over the Idea of Pot-Laced Halloween CandyLocal advocacy groups are worried that people might hand kids Buddafingers instead of Butterfingers.
  26. Borders Crossed
    People Upset With ‘Illegal Pete’s’ Burrito Shop for Obvious“This is a place that’s going to instill violence in our community,” critics say.
  27. What's Cooking
    Taco Truck Busted for Serving Food With ‘a Side of Meth’“The brazenness of this ring was astounding.”
  28. Beer Me
    Bud Light’s Town-Size Party Completely Clogged Up a Tiny Colorado Airport“Literally 1,000 young drunk/hungover kids” got stranded in an airport “the size of a gas station.”
  29. Beer Me
    Small Town Isn’t So Sure It Wants to Host Giant Party for 1,000 Bud LightThey certainly don’t want the beer company to paint all of its lampposts electric blue.
  30. Lawsuits
    Chipotle’s Legal Team Forces Independent Pizzeria to Change Its NameIt had nothing to do with peppers.
  31. Open Carry
    Introducing Shooters Grill, the Restaurant Where Waitresses Carry Guns“I fear for anyone who tries to rob us.”
  32. Lawsuits
    Here’s the Knockoff Pot Candy at the Center of a Hershey’s LawsuitAre Ganja Joy bars tricking customers?
  33. Reel Talk
    Danny Meyer’s Union Square Events Consults on AmbitiousHow about a North Carolina pulled-pork wrap with your blockbuster?
  34. Beer Me
    Raise a Glass: Local Breweries Bring Home the GABF Gold (Silver, and Bronze)Troegs, Iron Hill, Nodding Head, and Yards were among the winners.
  35. Mediavore
    The Country Continues to Get Fat; Local Food Pantries Stressed By DemandIn a grim new report, it turns out Colorado is the only state with an obesity rate below 20%.
  36. Mediavore
    KFC Rumors Arise in Egypt; Pot-Infused BBQ Sauce Hits Colorado“Kentucky meals” are falsely rumored to be fueling the revolt in Cairo.
  37. Mediavore
    Iron Chef America Admits White House Fabrications; Aussie KFC Ad EnragesIngredients did not come from the Presidential garden, the Food Network discloses.
  38. Mediavore
    Jamba Juice Is Going Hot; Meet McDonald’s New CEOA cold beverage maker looks to warm its customers and the first name in fast food has a new executive.
  39. Chef Shuffles
    Bel-Air Chef Lands at Vail’s ArrabelleThe Bel-Air diaspora begins with the move of its exec chef to Colorado.
  40. Dinners
    Culver Hotel Pairs Global Comfort Food and Beer for Oktoberfest DinnerThe Culver Hotel offers a global beer-pairing dinner through October.
  41. Top Chef
    Cheftestants Revealed?Two Colorado chefs are said to be on the next season of ‘Top Chef.’