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Twin Peaks restaurant chain is close to a Wichita deal

WICHITA — When you think of "Twin Peaks," that old David Lynch TV show might come to mind.

Twin Peaks has a few other meanings, though.

For instance, Twin Peaks is a Dallas-area chain that formed in 2005.

The 12-restaurant — and growing — chain is working on a Wichita deal.

Which brings us to the next Twin Peaks meaning. The name is as euphemistic as, you might say, Hooters.

"It's a mountain lodge theme," CEO Randy DeWitt says.

You seriously expect us to believe that?

"Yeah. It's this mystical place in the mountains you want to retreat to and hang out with your buddies."

The chain's slogan is "Eats, Drinks, Scenic Views."

"Just like you would expect at a mountain lodge," DeWitt says.

Uh-huh. Right.

DeWitt does admit that the all-female staff is part of the view.

"The girls are selected based on their attractiveness," he says.

So, kinda like that other chain, eh?

DeWitt finally comes clean.

"You're very perceptive," he says. "Usually people don't pick up on the double entendre of the name until after they're in the restaurant."

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