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Pop Culture Dining

Fandom is taken to a more social level via themed restaurants and cafes

Implications - Taking interaction one step beyond social media, those who share a common pop-cultural interest are turning to themed restaurants and cafes to showcase their admiration in a more social and interactive environment. Niche dining destinations allow consumers to connect through distinct references, providing a unique, communal setting that encourages both socialization and individuality.
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6 Featured, 53 Examples:
365,885 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Apr 14 — Aug 16
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Featured Examples

Anti-Loneliness Cafes
Anti-Loneliness Cafes
Stuffed Animals in 'Moomin Cafe' Never Let You Dine Alone
Japan-based Moomin Cafe seats dining patrons and large stuffed animals. If you don’t like going out to a restaurant on your own, then this themed cafe can help you. To help overcome fears of... MORE
Recreated Movie Restaurants
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
Anime Monster Eateries
Anime Monster Eateries
The Poképot Serves Food Bowls Inspired by Toy Pokéballs
The PokéSpot is a restaurant inspired by the aesthetic of the Pokémon Go universe with food bowls themed after the look of the infamous red and white circular Pokéballs that trainers use to... MORE
Action Movie-Themed Restaurants
Action Movie-Themed Restaurants
Walt Disney World is Opening an Indiana Jones-Themed Eatery
Walt Disney World is about to make Indian Jones fans very happy with its new movie-themed restaurant in Orlando, Florida called Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar. It will be located in the downtown area... MORE
Filmic Froyo Flavors
Filmic Froyo Flavors
This Cinema-Inspired Promotion Celebrates the Release of 'PAN'
Menchie’s recently teamed up with Warner Bros. Pictures and RatPac-Dune Entertainment to celebrate the release of ‘PAN’ on October 9th. While many restaurants partner with... MORE
play_circle_filled Geek Haven Eateries
Geek Haven Eateries
Action Burger is America's First Comic Book and Sci Fi-Themed Restaurant
Action Burger is a small eatery in Williamsburg, NYC, that claims to be America’s first comic book and sci fi-themed restaurant. The charming diner serves up gourmet burgers alongside a... MORE

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