Full disclosure: I had to Google "Toby Keith" in order to write this article.
Yes, I knew he's a country singer. And I knew he was the guy in that "Red Solo Cup" song. But that was about the extent of my knowledge. I don't really listen to country music (if that makes me a bad Texan, so be it), so my understanding of the genre and its players is lacking.
I went first to Wikipedia, and here is what I learned: Keith is from Oklahoma. He's feuded with the Dixie Chicks over their dislike of former president George W. Bush. He does a lot of philanthropic work. He's one of the wealthiest celebrities in the United States. He's very patriotic. He does not appear to have any culinary background, but he recently opened his 20th Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill (after his song "I Love This Bar"), here at the West Oaks Mall in Houston.
Here is what I learned from the Toby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill -- Houston website:
At any rate, the restaurant is now open in the West Oaks mall, which is in definite need of a few new businesses to revitalize the space. With the addition ofToby Keith's I Love This Bar & Grill
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, destined to bring in rollicking crowds to dance to the dulcet tunes of B-list country and western singers, perhaps the mall will return to its former glory. Hopefully it's nota little too late
Okay, I know that song, too.