Las Vegas-based “breastaurant” The Tilted Kilt opened its first Toronto outpost, fittingly, on The Esplanade yesterday, joining other big box restaurants like Bier Markt and the decidedly more family-friendly Old Spaghetti Factory. Essentially the Hooters of Irish/Scottish/English pubs—only even boobier—The Tilted Kilt’s menu consists of traditional pub fare (fish and chips, meatloaf, etc.) and more than 50 different beers. Although we suspect patrons don’t come for the food. The wait staff consists of “Tilted Kilt Girls” wearing tiny tartan kilts and little else (according to a press release from the company, the uniform is officially described as “a mini-kilt in the restaurant’s signature tartain plaid, a starched camp shirt, sporran, stockings and flashings”). Depending on your politics, and likely your gender—but probably not your taste buds—this is either a very good thing or a very bad thing.
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