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There's a local restaurant I've been hearing a lot of raves about. Apparently they have really delicious all-vegetable kabobs and a nice bar selection.<br><br><br><br>
HOWEVER, I recently recieved an ad mailing for this place. Their schtick is to advertise the meat dishes on their menu as "Dead Animals." In addition to this being written all over their menu, the mailing trumpeted: "We're proud of our dead animals, cold beer, and great atmosphere!"<br><br><br><br>
On one hand, it's refreshing to see meat labelled EXACTLY what it really is and force omnis to face the reality of what they're eating. On the other hand, however, consuming dead animals is being promoted as something fun and hilarious.<br><br><br><br>
My question is, would you eat at a restaurant like this?
 

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It doesn't sound like my kind of place. I would probably go if it was the choice of the group I was going with, in which case, they do have vegetarian options.
 

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second that. i'd go if i were with a group, because there's at least some tasty kabobs i could eat, but it's probably not somewhere i'd hang out personally. i tend to feel odd man out at those kinds of places. steak-eating cowboys, not exactly my crowd...<br><br><br><br>
BUT. that said, if you live in a place where there aren't a lot of options, why not. there's always the argument that going there and ordering that reinforces their having it on the menu and opens the door for more veg options. (that's the optimist in me talking.)
 

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Depends on what they served there and what the atmosphere was like. If they're going after the Football-Dad kind of crowd, probably not.
 

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Probably not. Doesn't sound like anything I would feel a compelling need to boycott either, though.
 

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There's a local restaurant I've been hearing a lot of raves about. Apparently they have really delicious all-vegetable kabobs and a nice bar selection.<br><br><br><br>
HOWEVER, I recently recieved an ad mailing for this place. Their schtick is to advertise the meat dishes on their menu as "Dead Animals." In addition to this being written all over their menu, the mailing trumpeted: "We're proud of our dead animals, cold beer, and great atmosphere!"<br><br><br><br>
On one hand, it's refreshing to see meat labelled EXACTLY what it really is and force omnis to face the reality of what they're eating. On the other hand, however, consuming dead animals is being promoted as something fun and hilarious.<br><br><br><br>
My question is, would you eat at a restaurant like this?</div>
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<br><br><br><div style="text-align:center;"><span style="font-size:xx-large;"><b>NO</b>!</span></div>
 

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The fact that a Restaurant serves meat wouldn't make me not eat there . But this statement,
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would keep me away. The type of crowd that would be attracted to the place from this advertisement would not be one I want to dine with.
 

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I wouldn't have eaten there even when I ate meat, to me that just sounds gross. Makes it sound real appealing...
 

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If they have good Vegan options, I'd absolutely eat there. We live in a meat-eating world, unfortunately, and the ad campaign is just a reflection on that. heck, at least they're being honest.
 

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Hmmm, I don't have a lot of vegan options here so I'd probably go, if I was with friends who wanted to anyway...probably wouldn't go there on my own - but yeah.
 

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I do like that it's not hypocritical but I agree with sea siren- I cna't imagine the people they would attract.
 

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If they have a nice veg*n option, I wouldn't avoid going with other people who wanted to go. It's just an advertisement.
 

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I would. That's what meat is. It's dead animails. I would prefer to eat in a resturant full of people who except what they eat than people who don't want to face the reality of their food.<br><br><br><br>
Having said that, I certainly wouldn't make a B-line there either, because my imediate reaction would be <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sick.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":sick:"> yuck.<br><br><br><br>
If I was with someone else who wanted to go there, I wouldn't mind. But if it was just me I would hunt around for somewhere veg*an.
 

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At least the advert is honest. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/evil.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":evil:"><br><br><br><br>
If it were in my area, I'd go. Veg places are so rare around here, I'd want to show support for *any* amount of effort made for the meat-free crowd, no matter what they call that other side of the menu - so long as they <b>don't</b> call it "vegetarian". <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/brood.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":brood:"><br><br><br><br>
So yea, I'd go just to check it out.
 

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I wouldn't make a special effort to go there. But if I was going out to eat with other people and they picked this place, then I wouldn't mind going, at least out of sheer curiosity, and because I'd find something I could eat there. As people have said, at least they're being honest about their menu.
 
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