Lunchtime: the beloved hour that allows us to stretch our legs, breath fresh air and catch some Pokémon! As children of the 1980s and 1990s, many of us headed straight to the app store for some grade-A nostalgia amid all the hubbub this week surrounding Pokémon Go. For the uninitiated, we’re referring to the location-based augmented-reality game that has so thoroughly captured the public imagination of late. It’s based on a two-decades-old Japanese video game in which humans compete to capture fictional creatures called Pokémon.
On Wednesday, we ventured out to the mean streets surrounding Food Republic headquarters equipped with Poké balls and caught us some Pokémon. Now, someone answer one question for us: Why are there so many Zubats in Herald Square?!