BY Alice Lawton
in Eat Me
on Jun 26, 2015
Ever since Hooters opened, many have wished for a male version of the popular chain restaurant. Amy Schumer’s hilarious “Lunch at O’Nutters” skit further explored this desire for a male Hooters. Finally, someone has answered those prayers and opened Tallywackers in Dallas, Texas.
Young, muscular men walk around the restaurant serving food in tiny shorts and tank tops. The tank tops are required because of food safety laws, but that doesn't mean you won't see plenty of bare chests. The waiters are constantly ripping off their shirts for photo-ops and birthday wishes. Read More
BY Jamie Bogert
on Dec 04, 2014
Rabbit kidneys, roasted marrowbones, and monkfish liver do not necessarily evoke the images of comfort food for many. But for some reason this term has always been used to describe the cuisine chef Gabrielle Hamilton prepares in her East Village restaurant, Prune. “They have to attach these words to anything that a woman is doing no matter how challenging,” she said in an interview on Makers, a video collection of women’s stories featured on PBS this past September. Read More
When I was still in high school, I showed up to my first day of my first ever job so nervous that I promptly threw up in the bathroom and went home. Stories of my mother’s salad days at the Magic Pan had, for me, gilded black aprons and slip resistant shoes; there was no higher grace than that of a good waitress. With agility, speed, control, and a bit of prescience and good humor, she is universally capable (in cases of zombie attacks or overcooked patties). Read More
BY Elle Brosh
in Eat Me
on May 21, 2014
One of the customers at the Atomic Grill Restaurant in Morgantown, West Virginia, requested via UrbanSpoon that, for whatever reason, the servers "show more skin." In retaliation to this absurd complaint, the owner of the restaurant, Dan McCawley, posted a photo advertising a $7.00 potato skin special. Amazing.
McCawley said in an interview with ABC that, "It was brutish. I was upset. I'm a father of a 12-year-old girl and I've got five sisters. The way that women are treated is pretty personal as far as I'm concerned."
Right on dude. Read More
We all know what the basis of the popular restaurant Hooters is: boobs and beer. The chain is famous for hiring busty females to serve up their wings, and from what I've heard, extremely tasty fries. They are clearly unashamed by this marketing strategy, boasting a moniker that is clearly a reference to their employee's chests. But when does using women turn from Hooters to harassment?
23-year-old Courtney Scaramella thinks she knows where to draw the line. Read More