Can you see what Hooters Restaurant up on Jefferson looks like on a sunny day? Not too busy, based upon what the patio looks like on a beautiful Saturday during the lunch-time rush.
It’s a ghost town but with hot wings:
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Compare this somnolence with the In and Out Burger that’s right next door. Our sole IAO is rocking from the brunch hour to 1:00 AM or later on a daily basis. Not 24/7, but 17-7 anywho. The joint is always crowded is the point. They could use double the square footage.
So, what we ought to do is just make the Hooters smaller and then use the freed up space to allow more people to go In and Out.
*Or wait for it to get shut down, whichever. Suffer the Hooter Girl: “I thought I was going to make a lot of money and meet celebrities.” Indeed, didn’t we all. (And there’s some photojournalism for you, “c’mon, don’t smile, don’t smile, look sad, can I get a little more of a forlorn look from you two?” Cleeek. And exhale. That’s a wrap. Telling stories with pictures, Pulitzer here we come.)