Think Pink and Try These Barbie-Inspired Food and Drink Specials
ANYONE WHO HAS seen the cute trailer for the upcoming “Barbie” movie starring oh-so-Barbie Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling as a platinum blonde Ken can’t resist being charmed. To celebrate the Barbie movie creatively directed by Greta Gerwig, hop on the pink train for these eats and drinks!
Badolina's Raspberry Rose (photo by Ralph Smith Studios)
Pick up a heavenly Raspberry Rose cake for your Barbie movie celebration, and choose from cloud, origami, heart, pearls, waves or a custom shape. It will steal the show!
Citizens' Wellness Latte (photo by Becca Smith)
Actress Margot Robbie is from Australia, so this new Australian café is all over the pink theme. Start with a pretty pink velvet latte, and then dig into its hot-pink Margot Robbie Barbie Bowl, brimming with orange, dragon fruit, pineapple, coconut, strawberries and bee pollen.
Crave's Barbie cupcake
CRAVE’S pinktastic Malibu Cupcake is taking center stage this summer. Soft yellow birthday cake is paved in buttery, sweet strawberry frosting and decorated with sprinkles. The limited-time flavor is on offer now in stores and online. Also on offer is a limited-edition Malibu Dream Chiller – an ice blended strawberry frosting drink topped with whipped cream and pink sprinkles. CRAVE will be hosting a social media giveaway for four tickets to an advanced screening of Barbie on July 19 at Regal Edwards Greenway. Follow along on social media (@cravecupcakeshtx) for more details.
The Beautiful smoothie (photo by Elizabeth Dondis)
With three Houston locations, you’ll surely find a Barbie fix. Slurp up the “Beautiful” hot pink smoothie made with seasonal berries, pineapple, banana, mango lime, mint, and cashew milk.
Ojo de Agua's dragon fruit marg
Get dolled up in your Barbie best before hitting the theaters and stop by Ojo de Agua in River Oaks District for the perfect accessory: a fuschia cocktail. Its dragon fruit margarita is a slushy concoction of rosé wine, dragon fruit and lime. Cheers!
Picnik's pitaya margarita
Come on Barbie, let’s go party! Montrose area Picnik is shaking up a Pitaya margarita starring dragon fruit, lime, honey and, of course, tequila.
The Barbie Girl at Slowpokes
Local coffee shop Slowpokes is launching two specialty drinks. Cool down with a Barbie Girl, which is a frosted pink berry lemonade with coconut milk. Or grab a pick-me-up Barbie World — iced vanilla berry latte topped with strawberry cold foam and pink sprinkles. Available at all four Slowpokes locations the week of the premiere, July 17-23.
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