As Recession Looms, Elite Dog Restaurants Trending
WHILE THE MIDDLE CLASS STRUGGLES WITH GROCERIES, ELITE PET OWNERS DRIVING TREND IN DOG RESTAURANTS
The economy isn’t doing well. Sure, inflation isn’t quite as bad as it was or as bad as the most ardent pessimists predicted, but it’s increasingly hard for the middle class to budget for groceries every month. That scenario shows no sign of ending anytime soon. But as is so often the case, as the middle class struggles in economic circumstances, those with more disposable capital find new ways to dispose of it. And one of those trending excess money dumps is elite dog restaurants. No, not restaurants that serve dog meat. Rather restaurants that cater to dogs, or a fancy feast for canines.
DOG RESTAURANTS FEATURE PUNNY MENU TITLE FARE THAT TRANSLATES INTO LUXURY KIBBLES AND BITS
In the United States, most health codes make it impossible to bring your pet dog inside. And most dog owners find flying to restaurant-dog-friendly France with their best canine friend somewhat prohibitive for the privilege. So what to do? Well, now there’s Dogue in San Francisco, which features an excessively punny menu to spoil your dog with. If you’re not sure where to begin, you might as well splurge $75 on a tasting menu for Fido. Or simply go all in and get your dog a steak or Alaskan salmon with steamed rice, coupled with a nonalcoholic doggy beer made of pork broth.
IF YOUR VET BILL DIDN’T MAKE A DENT, YOU CAN LIKELY FIND A DOG RESTAURANT NEAR YOU, TOO
But if your dog doesn’t go in for fake beer, just splurge a little more and get them a bowl of Dög Pawrignon, made from wild-caught salmon oil. And yes, farmed salmon oil just wouldn’t be fair to you or your dog. But not to worry if you and your dog don’t live near San Francisco. If you live near any big metropolita, use the Google and you’ll likely find something similar, or possibly even a doggy food truck or a bakery that also sells birthday cakes for dogs. Really! So don’t despair if you don’t feel like your veterinary bill doesn’t drain your checking account sufficiently. Take your dog to the groomer on the way to their favorite pooch restaurant.