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2chez mike Oct 17, 2007 12:46 PM

I had to laugh when I saw the teaser and then the segment for this on Channel 2's 11 O'Clock News. Anyone else see this? Last night featured "One Sunset" and "Ketchup". Ha ha ha!

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    AquaW Oct 17, 2007 12:50 PM

    LA Eater (linking to Blogging.LA) did a piece on it already... I had a chuckle too, none of them are particularly well known for food, and even the "sexy" vibe/ambience is questionable.

    http://la.eater.com/archives/2007/10/17/someone_picks_sexiest_restaurants.php
    http://blogging.la/archives/2007/10/the_10_sexiest_restaurants_in.phtml

    ~H.C.
    http://la-oc-foodie.blogspot.com

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      carter Oct 17, 2007 12:53 PM

      Yes, the inclusion of Ketchup had to be the work of someone's public relations company.

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        ahuacatl Oct 17, 2007 01:31 PM

        Definitely marketing, look at the original source:
        http://www.sexiesthotels.com/restaura...

        I guess they aren't trying to be subtle. I'm sure there are paid stealth advertising shills here on chowhound, but they are probably less effective here than in other venues. I hate to see this stuff make the rounds, the advertisers will just point to it as proof of eyeballs.

        *closes eyes tightly*

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