In 1983, the first Hooters restaurant opened, unofficially inventing the "attentive service sector" restaurant industry. Colloquially known as breastauarants, these man cave-themed eateries trade on young women's sex appeal to serve up booming profits.

Episode sources:

"'Breastaurants' Ring Up Big Profits."

"Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Working at Hooters."

"Father-Son Bonding at Hooters: Sexist or Harmless?"

"Hooters' Most Embarrassing Moments Over 30 Years."

"Hoots Greet the Settlement of Hooters Sex-Bias Lawsuit."

"How 'Breastaurants' Took Over the Casual Dining Industry."

"I Went to Tallywackers, the New 'Hooters for Women' in Dallas."

"Leaked Memo Reveals What 'Breastaurants' Actually Think of Their Customers."

"Life as a Hooters Girl."

"The Psychological Toll of Being a Hooters Waitress."

"Twin Peaks: 'Hooters Just Wasn't Racy Enough'."

Topics in this Podcast: breasts, Restaurants, waitresses