If a pair self-identified IHOP insiders on social media are to be believed, the flapjack chain goes to place extra emphasis on flippin’ burgers.
Earlier this week, IHOP introduced that it will be altering its title to “IHOb,” although the corporate remained mum on what the “b” would stand for, or whether or not the change could be everlasting.
“For 60 pancakin’ years, we’ve been IHOP,” the restaurant chain mentioned on Twitter Monday. “Now, we’re flippin’ our title to IHOb. Discover out what it might b on 6.11.18,” the restaurant chain teased on Twitter.
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Twitter customers have been venturing guesses in regards to the title change for the reason that information was introduced, suggesting every part from “breakfast” to “bacon” to “burritos.” However a reporter for Mashable — citing a since-deleted remark in a Reddit thread for IHOP workers — believes a robust case may also be made for “burgers.”
In line with Mashable, a Reddit person named “lumpsr” responded to a thread known as “Any workers keen to spill the beans on the entire IHOb deal?”, and claimed that the restaurant is gearing as much as debut a brand new line of burgers.
“It is about burgers. We’re popping out with a line of 100 % Black Angus beef, hand pressed burgers. Had coaching on them this week and, I’ve to say, they’re fairly good,” the Reddit person alleged, in line with Mashable.
The positioning additionally shared what seemed to be a screengrab containing further feedback from lumpsr, during which he/she claimed that the eating places are revamping their burger choices totally, including a “mushroom and swiss burger,” a “BBQ burger” with onion rings, a “spicy burger” with jalapeno mayonnaise, and a breakfast burger with “egg, bacon and a potato pancake.”
Lumpsr additionally mentioned the chain could be including a “particular IHOP sauce to the common burgers.”
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Mashable couldn’t verify if lumpsr does, in actual fact, work for the chain, however identified that he/she additionally as soon as recognized as a “present IHOP supervisor” in an older Reddit thread.
Others on Twitter declare they spoke with workers, or had been aware of different data which recommended the “b” will stand for “burgers.”
Quite a lot of different Twitter customers who declare they work at IHOP, or have kin who work at IHOP, have additionally claimed the restaurant is planning to debut its new burger promotion subsequent week.
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A consultant for IHOP — or IHOb — was not instantly accessible to remark.