Barbie has been part of the pop culture scene for a long time, and now she is part of the dining scene. Mattel and Bucket Listers are partnering to produce a pop-up Barbie-themed restaurant in Chicago and New York City.
In an ode to Malibu Barbie, the restaurant’s design draws inspiration from 1970s Malibu, Calif., and features a sea of “poptimistic” Barbie hues, per a report in Block Club Chicago.
The immersive space also features social media-ready photo ops, including a life-sized Barbie Box, exclusive merchandise as well as sparkly pink drinks delivered in Barbie cars. Cocktails include the Think Pink Margarita, French “71” and Beach Mojito. One can only wonder if Ken will serve as the maître d’.