Nuggets writer Benjamin Hochman samples the best burgers in each city, documenting his excellent adventure (bogus journey?) of savoring bliss on a bun.
I’ve never been to India. I’ve been to Indiana, but I’ve never been to India, so in my first 31 years, 181 days and nine hours, I’d never experienced what it’s like to first lay eyes on the Taj Mahal. Until Tuesday.
I was in Centennial. My cousin J.B. and I were driving in the dark. We passed the Hobby Lobby when there, gloriously, stood this exquisite structure, illuminated by bright white lights.
There it was, the new Steak ‘N Shake. The first Steak ‘N Shake in Colorado. It was the closest I’d ever been to nirvana (J.B., however, recently got backstage at the Foo Fighters show and met Dave Grohl, thus that was the closest he’d been to Nirvana).
If you’re not familiar with Steak ‘N Shake, it’s pretty much the awesomest awesome place in the history of awesome (if I may). It’s an old-fashioned burger joint, originally