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Dinner Break!!! Super Buffet - Denver, CO

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While out on another abandoned building photography mission in west Denver, a couple of weeks ago, I stumbled into SUPER BUFFET!


Being in a part of town that I'm not often in, I knew nothing of this place when I drove by. However, I made note of convenient nearby parking for the drive back... Even from the quick glance while driving by, I needed to put the effort into checking this place out.

Typically, I get a kick out of Asian restaurant names. Most of them try to appeal to the American eating audience with buzzwords that fit the stereotype, such as:

Mandarin... Emperor... Imperial... Dragon... Jackie Chan...
Or they go the other route, simple, bland and vague...
(In that action-packed Helvetica font...)
So let's stop in at Super Buffet! Featuring: “Fresh, Delicious Food!”

Well, I should hope so…
Not to discredit anyone that comes to America and tries to start a business. There’s a lot of risk in doing so, and foreign run businesses succeed and fail all the time. Likely at ar…

Abandoned Gas - Kansas and Stuff, June 2000

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This post is in honor of Garth -who accompanied me on this road trip- and his recent move back to Denver.


If any of you happen to have a copy of Wasted Quarter 46 laying around (it was printed in August 2000, so you probably don't), you may remember a story that detailed my roadtrip from Denver to Fargo, North Dakota, back to Denver, then to St. Louis, Missouri, and back to Denver in a matter of four days. The reason for that insanity was as follows: I'd made a prior commitment to attend a family reunion in Fargo, ND. Attending said reunion would cause me to miss a Denver concert appearance by The Cure on Monday night, as I would be driving back from Fargo at the time.

That piece was never finished before I printed WQ46. In it, I alluded to several stories that I never got around to writing. Those other events of the trip I planned to elaborate on someday....

So I guess that day is today...

A month or so earlier, I had drunkenly purchased tickets online to the following Wednes…