Cause for Concern: The Blown-Up Food Photos of the East Village

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Photo: Daniel Maurer

We weren’t going to say anything when Dallas BBQ put up a huge shrimp-cocktail poster advertising the “lighter side of the ‘Q’” (who knew the place was called the Q?), but these badvertisements (not quite as small as a sandwich board, not quite as big as a billboard) seem to be cropping up around the East Village — and if it keeps up, the neighborhood might just turn into one big Applebee’s picture menu. It all makes Kurve’s floor-to-ceiling happy hour advisory, below, look downright tactful!

Photo: Daniel Maurer