Hidden Homage

Film and TV recreations get even more convincing with deliberate easter eggs

Implications - Iconic movies and shows are being tastefully and artfully recreated into restaurants, hotels and pop-ups. While the spaces are spitting image creations of their muses, it's the "Easter eggs" that keep fans returning. Hidden nods to quotes, characters and obscure references that only the true fans will pick up on are sprinkled throughout, and spotting them all or what's newly added is why they keep coming back.
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91,089 Total Clicks
Sep 15 - Jun 17
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TV-Inspired Pop-Up Bars - This Breaking Bad-Themed Cocktail Bar Lets Guests Cook Their Own Creations
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This Year and V. Hot 1,777 Clicks Pub: Jun 22, 17
TV-Inspired Pop-Up Bars
This Breaking Bad-Themed Cocktail Bar Lets Guests Cook Their Own Creations
You can now ‘cook’ your own cocktails at ABQ bar—a breaking bad-themed cocktail bar. Following the success of the bar in both London and Paris, this mobile “lab” is... [More]
Sitcom-Themed Pop-Ups - This Seinfeld Pop-Up Bar is Set to Open in Toronto This Summer
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Warm 1,230 Clicks Pub: Feb 3, 16
Sitcom-Themed Pop-Ups
This Seinfeld Pop-Up Bar is Set to Open in Toronto This Summer
Rumors recently surfaced that Toronto will soon be home to a Seinfeld pop-up bar. Designed as a tribute to the popular 90s sitcom, the new pop-up restaurant and bar will recreate the famous ‘... [More]
Magic-Inspired Eateries - Harry Potter-Themed Bar The Lockhart is Now Serving Tapas in Toronto
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Average 1,420 Clicks Pub: Sep 10, 15
Magic-Inspired Eateries
Harry Potter-Themed Bar The Lockhart is Now Serving Tapas in Toronto
If you grew up reading and watching Harry Potter, as an adult you can now enjoy a themed bar if you are in the city of Toronto. As of September 5th, The Lockhart is open for business at Dufferin and... [More]
Recreated Movie Restaurants - This Hot Dog Stand Transformed into 'McDowell's from Coming to America
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Average 980 Clicks Pub: Nov 2, 15
Recreated Movie Restaurants
This Hot Dog Stand Transformed into 'McDowell's from Coming to America
Residents of one Chicago neighborhood must have thought they were walking into a movie set when a famous hot dog stand transformed its store into a ‘McDowell’s’ restaurant from the... [More]
Horror Film-Inspired Restaurants - The Beetle House Pays Homage to Tim Burton's Film 'Beetlejuice'
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Average 415 Clicks Pub: Oct 17, 16
Horror Film-Inspired Restaurants
The Beetle House Pays Homage to Tim Burton's Film 'Beetlejuice'
Earlier this year, New York became home to a restaurant called the Beetle House, which pays homage to Tim Burton’s famous film ‘Beetlejuice,’ as well as some of his other iconic... [More]
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