"We're serious about the quality of food and our menu, and this name change really reflects that", the executive director of communications said.
The P will flip to a lowercase b: IHOb. The chain is shifting its emphasis to seven new "steak burgers", which include a cowboy burger with onion rings and bacon and a "mega monster", which is IHOb's answer to McDonald's Big Mac. It's a move to highlight the restaurant's lunch and dinner offerings, in addition to its well-known pancakes and breakfast menu, which are still being sold.
The company revealed Monday what the "b" stands for - it's burgers.
Some people are not excited about this reveal and are bashing IHOp, or IHOb on social media. People speculated it could signify everything from the mundane (Could it mean International House of brunch?) to the practical (International House of breakfast, perhaps?). "Right now, there is not a defined time for how long we'll use the IHOb name". He said that some fans were upset about the idea of IHOP even considering tinkering with the name.
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An IHOP restaurant serves customers on August 10, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
The pancake chain, which had been known as IHOP for 60 years, previewed the name change on Twitter last week.
In case you were wondering, I didn't get one of the new burgers.