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Animal References in Restaurant Names

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:59 am

I noticed a banner ad here for "Java Cat" coffee house. There's a "Muddy Paws Cheesecake" place in my neighbor.

Sorry, I love little rover and pussy as much as the next guy, but aninmal references in restaurant names are just plain nasty.

Am I being too Seinfeldian?

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Re: Animal References in Restaurant Names

Postby Marvell » Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:08 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:There's a "Muddy Paws Cheesecake" place in my neighbor.


Face it, Ned - there's a "Muddy Paws Cheesecake" place in all of us.

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Re: Animal References in Restaurant Names

Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:17 pm

Marvell wrote:
Ned Flanders wrote:There's a "Muddy Paws Cheesecake" place in my neighbor.


Face it, Ned - there's a "Muddy Paws Cheesecake" place in all of us.


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Postby Marvell » Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:44 pm

I don't know what posting a picture of your wife has to do with anything.

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Re: Animal References in Restaurant Names

Postby GenieU » Fri Oct 05, 2007 12:50 pm

Ned Flanders wrote:I noticed a banner ad here for "Java Cat" coffee house. There's a "Muddy Paws Cheesecake" place in my neighbor.

Sorry, I love little rover and pussy as much as the next guy, but aninmal references in restaurant names are just plain nasty.

Am I being too Seinfeldian?


C'mon Daddio! Not just square, but thick as brick too! The "cat" in Java Cat is a Beat reference...Get it? a Hipster-AW Man! why do I even bother?

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Re: Animal References in Restaurant Names

Postby jhain » Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:08 pm

GenieU wrote:The "cat" in Java Cat is a Beat reference...Get it? a Hipster-AW Man! why do I even bother?


I doubt that is their intent. The place is not hip but does have photos and pictures of kittens and cats all over. Cats seem to be their motif.

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Postby TheBookPolice » Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:11 pm

Agreed--I drive past Blow It Out Your Ass Flanders Cafe every day, and it makes me sick to my stomach.

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Postby Ned Flanders » Fri Oct 05, 2007 1:51 pm

TheBookPolice wrote:Agreed--I drive past Blow It Out Your Ass Flanders Cafe every day, and it makes me sick to my stomach.

So you've tried the chili?

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Postby TheBookPolice » Fri Oct 05, 2007 2:10 pm

Drive past, dumbfuck. Nice reading comp.

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Animal names

Postby workboy7 » Fri Oct 05, 2007 11:07 pm

Dog Eat Dog....was there a better animal name?

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Postby BobArctor » Sat Oct 06, 2007 7:22 am

I used to work for a place called "Beavers East" in Bettendorf, Iowa. It had a different stuffed critter mounted above every booth. The menu was lots of burgers and staeks. The owner was a total dick. He collected Corvettes and was a shake-down artist for ASCAP.

A quick google shows the place I worked has closed and been replaced by another location.

My first food service job as a teen-ager was at the Mexican Rooster, in Rock Island, Ill.

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Postby blunt » Sat Oct 06, 2007 11:50 am

Obviously, most restaurants are just one coy step away from having animal names:

Southern Dead Chickens (so good you wanna lick other peoples fingers)

Dead Cows (over a billion served)

Fish Aren't Animals (and you're not really a vegetarian)

Revolving Lamb Paste (Open til 3 am)

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Postby buckyor » Sat Oct 06, 2007 12:20 pm

One of my favorite places to hang when we lived in Arizona was a Packers' bar in Tempe called the Thirsty Beaver. They billed the place as "A Dam Good Place to Come." Still have a T-shirt from watching the Packers win the Super Bowl there.

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Postby Henry Vilas » Sat Oct 06, 2007 2:10 pm

There's also a Thirsty Beaver in goood ol' Wisconsin. It's in Ms Vilas' hometown of Westfield.

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Postby morriskatze » Sat Oct 06, 2007 4:33 pm

Ned would probably be *really* disgusted by Tim's Stray Dog Cantina in Taos, NM. Good food served in the company of actual dogs (though apparently that's not the origin of the name). :lol:

http://www.nmrestaurants.com/timsstraydog/main.html


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