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Fort Lauderdale's Lindsey Way Wins Hooters 2011 Swimsuit Pageant

Hooter's, the restaurant chain best-known for its boobs chicken wings, held its 15th-annual International Swimsuit Pageant this past Saturday at the Fillmore Jackie Gleason Theatre.


Out of the 100 girls chosen from Hooters restaurants throughout the world to compete for $50,000 and the crown, Lindsey Way, a Fort Lauderdale resident and student at FAU, won the title of Miss Hooters 2011. For full coverage and lots more photos of Way and her fellow contestants, visit our sister Miami blog, Short Order.

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Laine Doss is the food and spirits editor for Miami New Times, covering the restaurant and bar scene in South Florida. She has been featured on Cooking Channel’s Eat Street and Food Network’s Great Food Truck Race. Doss won an Alternative Weekly award for her feature on what it’s like to wait tables. In a previous life, she appeared off-Broadway and shook many a cocktail as a bartender at venues in South Florida and New York City. When she’s not writing, you can find Doss running some marathon then celebrating at the nearest watering hole.
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