Following its release in July, the new Barbie film, produced by Greta Gerwig, took the world by storm, depicting the Mattel doll’s transition from a simple play toy to a real-world figure battling feminist issues. The film quickly became the highest-grossing film of the year, and although the story is clearly fictional, moviegoers, Barbie fans, and various restaurants and bars found ways to make Barbie’s essence and overall aesthetic come alive. There were fashionable bright pink outfits, Barbie-themed parties, and in the restaurant world, pink dishes, drinks, and events all created in the spirit of the iconic doll.
But the essence of Barbie, which is now streaming, goes far beyond pink. In many ways, it’s a vibe — one that can exude confidence, femininity, playfulness, and power all at once, and several restaurants and bars in the city have tapped into this feeling as a way to appease and entertain diners. Whether looking to relive some of the utopia seen in the film or aiming to channel some of that Barbie boss energy, here are 13 restaurants and bars that will make you feel like you’re in the best part of Barbie Land.Read More