The Week contest: Inflatable eats
This week's question: The Open Hearth restaurant in South Carolina has opened its doors, but with inflatable dolls seated at 50 percent of the tables, to create a convivial atmosphere while still ensuring patrons sit at least 6 feet apart. What would be an appropriate name for a new, socially distanced restaurant chain that fills half its tables with inflatable patrons?
THE WINNER: "IPOP"
Tim Mistele, Coral Gables, Florida
SECOND PLACE: "Chick-Fil-Air"
Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Indiana
THIRD PLACE: "Dollive Garden"
Glen Alfredson, Durham, North Carolina
Amy Torchinsky, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
"P. F.-f-f-f-t! Chang's"
Lidia Zidik, Reading, Pennsylvania
"IHOP (Inflated Half Our Patrons)"
Casey Maude, River Falls, Wisconsin
Charles R. Meek, San Angelo, Texas
Doug Lindberg, Bradenton, Florida
"Fries and Dolls"
Leslie Pifer-Pien, Camas, Washington
"Five (Inflatable) Guys"
Janet Coleman-Belin & Matt Mistele, Santa Monica, California
"Farm to Inflatable"
Joan Weiss, Sherman Oaks, California
"Five Guys & Dolls"
Danny Benavente, Miami
"The Helium Yum Yum"
Ivan Kershner, Salem, South Carolina
"The Pump Room"
Norm Carrier, Flat Rock, North Carolina
"Land of Milk and Dummies"
Jason Kuller, Bethesda, Maryland
Bill Winslow, Alexandria, Virginia