Dick’s Drive-In — Here’s a look at how others saw it!

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We used the online tool Storify to collect reports from Seattle-area media outlets, plus some random Tweets too, about the Dick’s Drive-In opening in Edmonds Thursday. And for the record, there’s a reason why it took up to two hours to get a burger Thursday. We heard from Dick’s Marketing Director Carrie Shaw that the Edmonds location set a new single-day sales record –in just 10 hours.

“How good is that?” Shaw asked. “Hungry fans came 120 burgers short of the all-time record for most burgers sold in a single day.

“We can’t wait to see what Edmonds can do now that we’re open for a full day from 10:30 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.,” Shaw added.

Dick’s Drive-In Edmonds: the wait is over! Not.

Seattle Times food writer Nancy Leson serves up the best info and tips on Northwest food, cooking, dining and restaurants. October 20, 2011 at 11:50 PM Nate and I needed a little sustenance tonight after his school concert. “Hey, Mom! Did you hear Dick’s opened today?” Why, yes. Yes I did.
Dick’s Drive-In grand opening: A Deluxe event

A record number of burger lovers turned out for the grand opening of the Dick’s Drive-In in Edmonds on October 20. The new drive-in is located at 21910 Hwy 99 in Edmonds. The celebration featured local marching bands, local dignitaries, and company namesake and co-founder Dick Spady, who turned 88 last weekend.
PHOTOS: Dick’s Drive-In opens in Edmonds

Seattle’s iconic Dick’s Drive-In has a new location. But the new restaurant, the first new location in 37 years, isn’t in Seattle. The grand opening ceremony attracted nearly 1,000 hungry people, featured two high school marching bands, a bagpipe band, and restaurant founder Dick Spady -who received rock star treatment when excited fans reached out to touch him as he was escorted through the crowd by police officers.
HeraldNet.com – Dick’s fans rejoice at grand opening in Edmonds

Published: Thursday, October 20, 2011 By Kurt Batdorf, Special to The Herald EDMONDS — Dick’s Drive-In tapped into some latent, unmet demand for its newest hamburger joint, which opened Thursday afternoon in Edmonds on Highway 99.”We want Dick’s! We want Dick’s!” the crowd of about 1,000 hungry customers chanted.
Dick’s grand opening yesterday. Crowds were huge and it was a pleasure to meet Dick Spady. http://t.co/NRuApxfN
PennMiniken
October 21, 2011
Scenes from Dick’s Drive-In’s Edmonds Opening

Image courtesy of Dick’s Drive-In​It’s only been five months since the ground-breaking of the sixth location of Dick’s Drive-In in Edmonds, but as of yesterday, they are officially open for business. Over 800 eager South Snohomish County burger lovers lined up for yesterday’s grand opening celebration, ready to chow down on the popular burgers, fries, and shakes.
We went to dicks drive inat 3 for the grand opening. There was tons of people and after 2 hours of waiting we finally got our food! 🙂
SC2010
October 21, 2011
Just got home from the grand opening of the new dicks drive in! Waited a good two hours in line.. It was so worth it!
oliviarayeolsen
October 21, 2011
New Dick’s Drive-In opens in Edmonds Thursday – News Story – KIRO Seattle

EDMONDS, Wash. — The new Dick’s Drive-In in Edmonds opened Thursday afternoon. Thursday, October 20, 2011.

 

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