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TODAY Cafe

Discussion in 'Universal Studios Florida' started by AlexanderMBush, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. AlexanderMBush

    AlexanderMBush Legendary Member

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    Alicia Premium Member

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    Yup. At least that's what I am hearing. Work walls should go up tomorrow. Still waiting on photographic evidence, and I won't be able to make it to the parks till I get better (hopefully soooon!)

    I updated the project numbers thread with this info, it is Project 633. Interior and exterior renovation.

    Hearing this will be a brand new dining spot themed to a Comcast property.
     
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    Brian G. Staff Member Administrator

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    Odd that it closed Today....
     
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    Nick Staff Member Moderator

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    Yesterday was the end of peak season by the way Universal looks at it, so makes sense.
     
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    As I said on the project number thread, this used to be our fav morning/early lunch spot at USF. But we cut down our time there the last 3 to 4 years since the food and especially the service had declined. As long as the food and service are good, that's the key.
     
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    It's going to become the Beverly Hills Bourne-langerie.
     
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    That was subtle! :toast:

    I had heard some time ago this was turning into the "Today Show Cafe" or something like that. More synergistic branding.
     
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    Apparently closing Monday:

     
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    Makes sense... holiday stuff runs through tomorrow and then back to normal operation Monday, especially with Orlando schools back in session.
     
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    A non-descript cafe themed to the Today Show or whatever
     
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    Speaking of the Today show, I was surprised when Fallon opened they never tried to squeeze a mini-studio on the 2nd floor for random Today show segments. SYNERGY
     
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    Guess they have their chance again with this one.
     
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    What, no ice skating rink on the street? ;):lol:
     
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    I'm thinking it won't be the Today Show themed since it is shot in Rockerfeller Center in NYC and this cafe is in Hollywood.
     
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    Use of IP more important than logic nowadays.
     
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    Sad
     
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    I was gonna say the same thing about Today Show and the Hollywood location. It wouldn't shock me as Comcast is all about cross-promotion of their brands when it comes to the parks, but a Today show-themed cafe would make a lot more thematic sense in, say, the location of Monsters Cafe.
     
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    It will turn into the Hoda Wine Bar (It was going to be the Kathy Lee & Hoda Wine Bar, but Kathy Lee retired).
     
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    The Today Show just doesn't make sense. It's shot in NYC and not even remotely food oriented. Central Perk would work except NYC oriented again. If they are turning Shrek into DreamWorks Theater, I could see it becoming Mr. Ping's Noodle House.
     
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    I am in for this.
     

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