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Five TV Restaurants in Which I Want to Eat in Real Life

In case you missed it, there’s a real-life pop-up restaurant modeled after “The Max” — the fictional restaurant featured in 90s sitcom   Saved by the Bell.   What a cool idea, and a great example of a concept playing on both of the   most powerful forces in marketing .  Taking inspiration from   Saved by the Max , I brainstormed five TV restaurants in which I’d pay to dine in real life:   1. Monk’s Diner —  Seinfeld   The outside of Monk’s Diner from Seinfeld is real-life   Tom’s Restaurant   in New York. However, the inside of the restaurant was shot on a sound stage. While   Hulu built a real-life version of Jerry Seinfeld’s apartment   to promote its deal with the show, nobody has built a replica of the inside of Monk’s Diner. I’d do just about anything for a chance to talk about nothing while eating chicken salad, on rye, untoasted, and drinking a cup of tea.   2. Café Nervosa —  Frasier   Frasier is one of my favorite shows of all time. While Niles and Frasier s