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10 Ridiculous New York Restaurant Logos

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It can be tough to find the right logo for your restaurant, especially when you consider that it might end up on the website, the stationary, and even t-shirts or other merch. Here’s a look at ten NYC restaurant logos that stand as cautionary tales:

laluchanyc1.jpg 10) La Lucha: This downtown taqueria is apparently a date night favorite of the Insane Clown Posse. [Photo]
steakfriteslogo.jpg9) Steak Frites: Before they become the meat that you eat, the Steak Frites cows enjoy a decadent Parisian cafe life. [Photo]

downthehatchlogo.jpg8) Down the Hatch: It was tough for Calvin to leave Hobbes, but he found other distractions while away at college.[Photo]
crumbslogo.jpg 7) Crumbs Bake Shop: To achieve that light, airy quality, all Crumbs cupcakes are juggled by a chubby harlequin before they go into the display case. [Photo]
koolblue.jpg6) Kool Bloo: Judging by the cartoon faces, Kool Bloo is the perfect place to go when you're happy, drunk, randy or stoned. [Photo]
meagrilllogolist.jpg5) Mesa Grill: The logo is disappearing like Marty McFly’s family in that photo in Back to the Future. We must get back to 1985 to save Bobby Flay’s fancy tex mex restaurant! [Photo]
dirtcandylogo.jpg4) Dirt Candy: Amanda Cohen and Co. know that if you see a giant prehistoric mosquito, the best thing to do is reach for the fly swatter. [Photo]
dumplingman1.jpg3) Dumpling Man: Don’t let the smile fool you: this sad little orphan blob is looking for a home, in your stomach. [Photo]
chinagrillogolist.jpg2) China Grill: The logo for Jeffrey Chodorow's Midtown behmoth takes equal inspiration from The Palace of Versailles, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and Pearl River Mart. [Photo]
bigbootylogo.jpg 1) Big Booty Bread Co.: And here we see some alternate reality wherein Todd English moves to Chelsea, opens a bakery, and proudly displays the junk in his trunk. [Photo]

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