Fans who are having a hard time being patient for the delayed until 2017 -- may want to book a trip to London for the kind of meal that would make FBI Agent Dale Cooper give a thumbs up.to air on Showtime -- especially since it's been
The Owls Are Not What They Seem is described as "an immersive dining experience inspired by the world of Twin Peaks," according to the restaurant's website.
The pop-up "Twin Peaks" experience will happen in a location in central London only to be revealed once you've bought your ticket, in the manner of the hugely successful Lemonade and Laughing Gas and Blanch & Shock, who are known for using "food to explore and illustrate ideas, often in collaboration with performers and visual artists.". It's created by
"Twin Peaks" ran for two seasons from 1990 to 1991. Created by writer Mark Frost and feted film director David Lynch, its quirky, left-field tone and horror influences earned it a devoted fan base around the world. Conventions and fan gatherings still take place, with the announcement of a new season reinvigorating interest in the show.
There are two types of "experiences" for which fans can purchase tickets, from August 27 to October 17.
For a slice of small-town America, there's the Diner Ticket for £66.50 (about $105 or AUS$140). This gets you "one of the finest cocktails in the tri-counties," a diner reservation (three courses, vegetarian menu available), plus entry to the Drinking Den (open until 12.30am).
The site promises that the dining experience will feel like "a slap up at the Double R, with some familiar faces here and there." Not sure if this means the actual "Twin Peaks" actors will be stopping by -- that seems unlikely -- or just that your waitress might be dressed like the Log Lady.
There's also a Bar Ticket, on sale in early August, for the Drinking Den, with its "bespoke Lynchian cocktails and late night happenings." The site claims "the bar will feel like a quick pit-stop at The RoadHouse, with potential to turn into a full-on Red Room experience."
If there isn't crazy dancing and backwards talking included in the evening, we will be very disappointed.