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Mariah Carey’s Cookie Kitchen Arrives in Seattle
Mariah Carey’s domination of the holiday season continues apace. In December, the iconic pop singer launched a line of cookies, available for delivery in Seattle and more than 30 other major cities around the country. Mariah’s Cookies — a collaboration with Planet Hollywood founder Robert Earl and Virtual Dining Concepts — is baking in South Lake Union, with delivery available across the region via online preorder. On the menu are crowd pleasers such as chocolate chunk, heath bar, lemon cooler, white chocolate raspberry, pumpkin, gingerbread, and spiced oatmeal raisin, available in dozen or half dozen boxes. The official website also notes that the ghost bakery can be added to “existing restaurant kitchens.”
White Center’s Anticipated Phorale Way Sets an Opening Date
One of the more eagerly-awaited restaurants of 2020 is almost ready to make its debut. Phorale Way — the restaurant offshoot of the popular Asian Tex-Mex food truck and catering operation Phorale — is aiming to open on New Year’s Day, per an announcement on Facebook Owner Young Cho recently added a farm-to-table philosophy to the planned fast-casual menu, partnering with a South Seattle-based group called the Preservation Meat Collective that emphasizes single-source meats. When it opens, diners can expect lemongrass pork chops with kimchi fried rice and egg, chicken guisado, banh mi, a daily batch of pho, and some birria dip, along with an urban garden that will supply 90 percent of the produce and herbs.
The New Dick’s Drive-In Food Truck Plans West Seattle Stop
A high-profile burger tour rolls on. After months of hype, Dick’s Drive-In launched its first ever food truck in Bellevue last weekend, and then hit three other cities (Bellingham, Everett, and Renton). On Friday, it will land in West Seattle, right outside Easy Street Records, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. On the menu are the usual slate of Dick’s classic deluxe burgers, shakes, and beverages, but no fries (only chips). The West Seattle appearance marks the last stop on the truck’s “first five” locations list, as voted on by fans. Dick’s will then head onto Newcastle and back to Bellevue for charity events in support of Mary’s Place later this month. It’s unclear where the road will lead after that.