Vote of the week: What's the best Simpsons-themed restaurant?
Published: October 6, 2012 at 12:48 PM
The Simpsons' Springfield abounds with restaurants depicted in the TV show and movie, so it would make sense to recreate one of those for a Simpsons-themed restaurant, to go next to The Simpsons Ride in either or both Universal Studios Florida and Universal Studios Hollywood. But which restaurant should get the honor? That's our Vote of the Week.
I've selected five finalists. Krusty Burger and Moe's seemed obvious, given how often they appear on the show. Lard Lad would be a wonderfully silly icon to have in the park. I added The Frying Dutchman because I love the episode where Homer goes to court over an all-you-can-eat buffet, plus I'm a sucker for seafood restaurants. Finally, I picked The Pimento Grove because I'd argued that USH needed a table service restaurant, and who wouldn't love to see Universal take another shot at Disney by lampooning a Brown Derby-style restaurant? Just imagine all those celebrity "photos" on the walls, done in the style of Simpsons animation.
Tell us your vision for an expanded Simpsons land, in the comments. And thank you again for reading Theme Park Insider.