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Chicken "Gangnam Style"

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zabriskiepoint Dec 1, 2012 02:35 PM

I was amused to see a new place open up in San Mateo (4th, I think) - "Gangnam Chicken". Opportunism like that is what makes capitalism great, right?

  1. Tripeler Dec 1, 2012 03:34 PM

    Well, apparently there is a neighborhood of Seoul named Gangnam. Perhaps there is a connection.

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      zabriskiepoint Dec 1, 2012 04:05 PM

      Tripeler - I don't think there is any mystery about the derivation of the name: look on YouTube for "Gangnam Style" videos.

      I'm sure it's just a tongdak place.

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        hyperbowler Dec 1, 2012 04:13 PM

        Heh, the sign outside depicts a chicken with sunglasses dancing with its arms crossed. Clever marketing.

        It is indeed a Korean Fried Chicken place and it's on 3rd St. I peeked in yesterday-- the style of KFC seems to be the kind where the batter is heavy and the saucing a little gloopy.

    2. Tripeler Dec 1, 2012 04:19 PM

      Looking at the logo mark, it certainly does seem to be a ripoff of Psy.

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        Robert Lauriston Dec 1, 2012 04:39 PM

        He said he wouldn't sue.

        http://www.tmz.com/2012/11/30/psy-gan...

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