Golden Girls Kitchen Opens In Illinois – Now You Can Be Like Blanche
Attention all Golden Girls enthusiasts and foodies, prepare to embark on a side-splitting journey through the Golden Girls universe at the one and only Golden Girls Kitchen, a pop-up restaurant that will leave you in stitches and craving more cheesecake.
Buckle up, because this culinary extravaganza won't be around forever.
Step into a Miami-Inspired Paradise
Imagine being whisked away to the sunny streets of Miami, where Dorothy, Blanche, Rose, and Sophia spent their days engaging in hilarious banter and creating unforgettable memories.
The Golden Girls Kitchen brings this vibrant world to life, immersing you in the quintessential Miami vibes that made the show so iconic. From meticulously recreated sets to lovingly crafted details, every aspect of the restaurant oozes Golden Girls' charm.
Indulge Your Taste Buds with Golden Goodness
Now, let's talk about the food. The Golden Girls Kitchen offers a delectable menu that pays homage to the beloved characters and their culinary preferences. Prepare your taste buds for a mouthwatering selection of Golden Mains that will transport you straight to the kitchen table at 6151 Richmond Street.
Whether craving Sophia's legendary Lasagna Al Forno or the "Miami Style" Cuban Sandwich known as The Lanai, this pop-up eatery has got you covered.
But the fun doesn't stop there! You can also feast on a variety of sides and desserts that will make your heart skip a beat. The options from Nancy's Side Salad to Edgar Allan Poe-tatoe French Fries are as delightful as the show itself.
And of course, you can't forget the iconic cheesecake! Multiple flavors and styles are available, ensuring that you get your cheesecake fix just like the girls did.
Sip and Savor at the Rusty Anchor Bar
After indulging in a delectable meal, slide up to Rusty Anchor Bar, where you can quench your thirst with a range of specialty cocktails and mocktails inspired by the Golden Girls.
Whether you're in the mood for a Dorothy's Wit or a Blanche's Charm, the mixologists at the Rusty Anchor Bar will whip up a drink that perfectly embodies the spirit of your favorite character. Just be sure not to get too carried away and start channeling your inner Blanche!
Strike a Pose and Capture the Memories
No Golden Girls experience would be complete without capturing the moment with some hilarious photo-ops. The Golden Girls Kitchen has you covered with a variety of immersive and shareable settings.
Slip into Blanche's Boudoir, complete with shag carpet and a palm print bedspread, and snap a selfie that would make the Southern belle proud. Or pretend to have a heartfelt conversation with the girls through the iconic yellow kitchen phone, immortalizing your Golden Girls moment forever.
Special Events and Drag Brunch Extravaganza
Hold onto your wigs because the Golden Girls Kitchen has an exciting lineup of special events that will have you laughing until your sides hurt. Get ready for a Drag Brunch extravaganza every Sunday starting June 4th, where you can sip mimosas, enjoy fabulous performances, and soak in the fierce energy that only drag queens can bring.
If that's not enough, mark your calendars for National Golden Girls Day on July 30th, when the restaurant will host a day of Drag performances that will leave you gasping for breath.
How much? Where is it? When is it open?
Reservations start at $40 per person and include a 90-minute reservation and your choice of a Golden Main + slice of cheesecake. Add-ons are available, like additional sides, desserts, beverages, and exclusive The Golden Girls Kitchen merchandise.
The Golden Girls Kitchen is waiting for you at 1365 N. Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago. The doors are open Wednesday through Sunday and hours vary depending on your reservation or special event.
Everything you need to know is here.