Mike Hale, The Grub Hunter: Googie Grill goes ‘Jetsons’ in Seaside By Mike Hale The Grub Hunter POSTED: 05/06/14, 12:01 AM PDT | SEASIDE >> Googie is a funny-sounding, vowel-draped word that has nothing to do with a search engine (it’s pointless and probably illegal to Googie someone). And it’s not another word for baby talk, or a synonym for mucus, or the name of an outcast Teletubbie. Googie is the exaggerated modern architecture seen in the coffee shops and bowling alleys of the 1950s and 1960s, defined by upswept roofs, geometric shapes, dramatic angles and a certain space-age, gee-whiz element (think “Jetsons” or Disney’s Tomorrowland). An intriguing new restaurant in Seaside will open in June as a casual neighborhood eatery that promises to recall the Googie era in fun, engaging ways. The Googie Grill at the “entrance” to Seaside (1520 Del Monte Blvd.)…

Down-Low Diner: Googie Grill in Seaside, CA Posted on February 19, 2015 at 9:22AM Author: Allyson Thommen George Jetson meets crazy good comfort food at the Googie Grill in Seaside, CA. So what is “googie” you may ask? When you google “googie” (say that three times fast) you soon realize where the modern grill on Del Monte Boulevard acquired its unique name. Googie is a type of futurist architecture dating back to the 50s and 60s, think Tomorrowland at Disneyland. The corner location across the street from the Embassy Suites is hard to miss and the Jetson-eque logo out front immediately sparks your interest. After continuously driving past the illuminated Googie Grill sign I just had to stop and take a peek inside. Interestingly enough, the original building now houses the restaurant’s counter and kitchen which has kept its novel character with tilted walls…