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Aug 14, 2010 02:52 PM

Thee Bungalow to be reinvented as a gastropub?

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    1. re: phee

      Hey that was the name of my best friend's pet poodle when I was growing up. For a French poodle its an ok name, a restaurant maybe not so.

      1. re: phee

        The year of stupid restaurant names in SD..
        ; )

        1. re: Beach Chick

          The trifecta would be a burger place with a stupid name and an overly hip vibe.

      2. Maybe someone should remind them that this is OB, Bo-Beau?? How about Blo-Blow!

        1. It must be 1984....
          I seem to recall the Cohn's claiming they were not going to change a thing with this institution. Then a few months later, things started to change. Now, per the article, they are stating that they had always planned on reconcepting this restaurant. It will be interesting to see how the final product looks and maybe they'd be happy with the overflow from 3rd Corner which is always busy!

          1. "Thee Bungalow to be reinvented as a gastropub? "

            Isn't everything in san diego being reinvented as a "gastropub"?

            Got to give credit to Jayne's Gastropub for the first use of the name in town.

            It is kind of funny, I remember people were laughing and saying "GastroWhat?" when it opened. (I guess a lot of san diegans hadn't been to London in the last 20 years).

            Looks like everyone is following them now.

            See, innovation can pay off in san diego!

            1. California Mediterranean doesn't normally imply gastropub; seems like there just throwing a trendy word around without any sense of its meaning.

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              1. re: juantanamera

                Yes. And the last two days the Cohn Restaurant Group has had the same tweet:

                Do you like the name "Bo-Beau Kitchen" for a restaurant in Ocean Beach? Bo = OB?? I like it. What do you think?

                Huh? Ummmm, no. As mentioned before, as silly as Searsucker. Are they paying for this marketing advice?