Gay bars and steakhouses tend to attract different clientele -- especially in places like Texas -- but naming protocol can be similar. Both often attempt to evoke both manliness and opulence. What's a feller to do if he's seeking one and worrying about accidentally stumbling into the other? Gosh forbid! That's where Steakhouse or Gay Bar? comes in.
The website not only reveals the names of both steakhouses and gay bars in cities across America, it also, via its simple online quiz, trains a user to differentiate. For example, take the Pink Pony. Is it a steakhouse or a gay bar? Hmm, let's see. The "pink" obviously suggests gayness. The "pony" suggests cowboys -- classic iconography for both bars and steakhouses. Gay bar, you say? No. The Pink Pony is a venerable Phoenix steakhouse. Don't feel bad though. As the site helpfully points out, 66% of visitors also messed that one up. As is often the case with sites like this, the sample size is fairly small, and after a few spins through, you end up seeing the same names over and over. Still, we powered through with a 70%.