Sunday, June 29, 2014

Salta Burgers To Open Real Life Krusty Krab In Ramallah, On The West Bank Of Palestine

Ever wanted to bite into a Krabby Patty fresh off the grill? SpongeBob fans will be able to realize that dream soon! The International Business Times, the Los Angeles Times, Metro, Fox News and The Huffington Post Canada are reporting the Sponge-tastic news that a company called Salta Burgers is building an exact replica of the Krusty Krab - the fast food joint SpongeBob SquarePants and his neighbor Squidward Tentacles work in the hit Nickelodeon original animated series, "SpongeBob SquarePants" - in Ramallah, on the West Bank of Palestine!

The building is being designed to be an exact replica of the fast food restaurant, complete with a lobster trap-shaped structure with nets on the windows, five flags strewn across the roof, and sailing ship steering wheels as tables. A model of Mr. Krabs, the founder and greedy owner of the Krusty Krab restaurant, where SpongeBob works as a frycook, even makes an appearance outside the building.

The Krusty Krab's official Facebook page, managed by Haytham Darwish, shows that the restaurant still under construction, and that the owners are looking for employees - cooks, cashiers, cleaners and security guards. There's no word on when the place opens and the menu and staff uniforms remain a bit of a mystery. It is also unclear whether the Palestinian entrepreneur/proprietor has gained permission from Nickelodeon and/or Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN), the owners of the "SpongeBob" brand, to build a real life Krusty Krab, or whether Plankton is planning to build a Chum Bucket right across the street.

It is not the first to make use of the Krusty Krab name, with an establishment in Costa Rica – which has since closed – also paying homage to the famous Bikini Bottom hangout.

Check out a selection of photos from Salta Burgers' construction of the real world Krusty Krab!:

You can find more photographs of the Krusty Krab being built here on Salta Burgers official Krusty Krab Facebook profile page,!
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