Today’s Music Monday is a soundtrack of sorts commemorating an evening of mass confusion, sugar highs, and cheese hangover indigestion brought on by friend’s birthday field trip to Casa Bonita and VooDoo Doughnuts last night. For those of you not familiar with these two establishments, here is all you need to know:
Casa Bonita is basically a Mexican food amusement park in Denver with a campy mix of cliff “diving” teenagers in gorilla suits and what my friend Andrea refers to as overpriced “pump cheese” enchiladas. Despite this lackluster description, I’d still argue it’s a kind of Mecca every Coloradan must eventually make pilgrimage to…especially since it was featured on an episode of South Park, which fully cements it as a fixture of pop culture iconography.
Most of you have probably heard of Portland, Oregon’s famous VooDoo Doughnuts at this point, but perhaps you didn’t know they opened a store near the Ogden Theater in Denver this year. In a nutshell, the flavors, and calorie count for that matter are truly, truly obnoxious (triple chocolate penetration anyone?) but somehow still worth the 45 minute wait in line to secure bragging rights for just how much dirty food your colon can sustain in a single outing.
So, without further adieu, here are the tracks I’ve hand selected to document our gradual descent into gastrointestinal hell: