Delicious (video game series)
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Delicious is a series of time management casual games that is developed by Zylom Studios and later on by Gamehouse Studios. From the 7th game onwards, the games are developed by Gamehouse Studios and Blue Giraffe.
The games tell the story of Emily, a waitress who aspires to one day run her own restaurant, and who works in several other restaurants in order to earn the money to eventually make her dream come true.
After releasing the first 3 games of the series, Zylom decided to "renew" the series by adding some factors to it to make Emily's world more memorable and natural, as a result of this, from the fourth game onwards, the series received high appreciation and reviews from casual game critics and gamers, such as Gamezebo, who gave the seventh game, Emily's True Love, a maximum 5/5 star overall review.
- 1 History
- 1.1 First installment and its counterpart, The Winter Edition
- 1.2 Delicious 2
- 1.3 Emily's Tea Garden
- 1.4 Emily's Taste of Fame
- 1.5 Delicious: Emily's Holiday Season
- 1.6 Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories
- 1.7 Delicious: Emily's True Love
- 1.8 Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding
- 1.9 Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise
- 1.10 Delicious: Emily's New Beginning
- 1.11 Delicious: Emily's Home Sweet Home
- 1.12 Delicious: Emily's Hopes and Fears
- 1.13 Delicious: Emily's Message in a Bottle
- 1.14 Delicious: Emily's Christmas Carol
- 1.15 Delicious: Emily's Miracle of Life
- 1.16 Delicious: Emily's Moms vs Dads
- 2 Gameplay
- 3 Spin-offs
- 4 Recurring characters
- 5 References
- 6 External links
The idea for the series of casual games was thought of in 2005, each individual game in the series was designed by the following people:
- The first game, the special Winter Edition game
- The second game: Jakko van Hunen;
- The third game, Emily's Tea Garden: Jakko van Hunen and Sebastiaan van Waardenberg;
- The fourth game, Emily's Taste of Fame
- The fifth game, Emily's Holiday Season
- The sixth game, Emily's Childhood Memories: Sebastiaan van Waardenberg;
- The seventh game, Emily's True Love: Tj'íèn Twijnstra
- The eighth game, Emily's Wonder Wedding: Tj'íèn Twijnstra People
First installment and its counterpart, The Winter Edition
The series was publicly released on September 21, 2006. Originally, players were challenged to successfully run eight restaurants that went for five days each, the first series game, however, did not have much of a storyline, and instead focused on the gameplay.
In November of the same year, a special edition of the series was released: The Winter Edition. The Winter Edition was similar to the first game, but with a winter/Christmas theme and no achievement trophies. The game was originally rated 3.5/5 stars by Gamezebo.
In 2007, the series was nominated for the 2006 Best Casual Game of the Year award.
On June 29, 2007, the second game in the series was released with a number of new features compared to the first game, such as options for the player to decorate the restaurant however they want, to put items on their plate ahead of time rather than only directly at the time that the items were ordered by a customer, and the inclusion of trophies along with a storyline with cutscenes, the game also contained five 10-day restaurants to play through, instead of the eight 5-day ones available in the first game of the series.
The main storyline of the game is as follows: Emily is asked by her Uncle Antonio to help him in his restaurants when his son Marcello runs off and leaves him to run the restaurants by himself.
Like the first game in the series, this game was rated 3.5/5 stars by Gamezebo.
Emily's Tea Garden
On September 24, 2008, the third game in the series, Emily's Tea Garden, was released, the game was similar to the second game, its only changes being a greater variety of dishes and reservations, as well as mini-game in which the player collects mice.
In this game, the main storyline is that Emily wants to pursue her dream of running her own tea garden, but for this to be achieved, she must apply for a loan at the local bank, for which she needs the aid of Uncle Antonio. He helps her get a waiting job at a friend's restaurant so she can earn the money she needs, and through referrals, Emily gets to work at three other restaurants before she finally earns enough money to be able to make her dream come true in the last restaurant, being the tea garden itself.
Like the first two games in the series, this game was rated 3.5/5 stars by Gamezebo.
Emily's Taste of Fame
On June 3, 2009, the fourth game in the series, Emily's Taste of Fame, was released, this game included "special events" that change daily and need to be completed separately from the normal time management gameplay, as well as a change in how the storyline is displayed: from classic cutscenes to an inclusion during the gameplay instead. The game also picked up a cast of more than 30 characters, making it the game with the largest cast of talking characters and the largest number of emotions per character of any casual time management game available to the public at the time of its release.
The main storyline of the game is as follows: Emily is offered a chance to host her own cooking show on television. Unfortunately, her car breaks down during the trip to the studio, as she tries to find help getting her car fixed, she, in turn, decides to lend a helping hand to others out of sheer kindness.
Gamezebo rated the game 4.5/5 stars, higher than its rating for the first 3 games of the series.
The game was also nominated three times by the 2010 GameHouse Great Game Awards in the gaming categories Game of the Year, the Game of the Year People's Choice, and the Top Time Management Games, it won the award in the category of Top Time Management Games.
Delicious: Emily's Holiday Season
On November 18, 2009, Delicious 5 was released as Delicious: Emily's Holiday Season. Emily has settled in a little town called Snuggford to celebrate the holidays with her friends and family. Meanwhile, two handsome young men, Paul and Richard, are being introduced to Emily's life. Emily finds herself having to choose between the two young men, as well as dealing with problems among friends and family.
Gamezebo rated the game 4 out of 5 stars, and praised the well-written story and dialogue.
Note:There is a Bug in original edition. Players can earn the trophy "Queue 10 actions"(which was not able to acquired) in updated v188.8.131.526 edition。
Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories
Delicious 6 or Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories was first released as Premium Edition on February 3, 2011.
In this game, Emily goes to the house she grew up in as child because her parents are about to sell it. While there, she, her sister Angela, her parents, and her friend Francois remember all the things that happened to them at the house, from Angela's baby days to meeting Francois for the first time to Emily's prom night.
Gamezebo rated the game 4.5 out of 5 stars.
Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories won the "Best of 2011 award" in the Time Management category on Jayisgames.com
Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories won "Best Casual Game 2011" from Dutch Game Awards.
Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories Platinum/Premium Edition
A special edition of this game was also released, with bonus features that include six additional upgrades, a comprehensive in-game strategy guide, a concept art video, and a Delicious screensaver.
Delicious: Emily's True Love
Delicious 7 or Delicious: Emily's True Love was released as Premium Edition on November 30, 2011. The new Delicious game takes place one year after Emily has opened her own restaurant, her restaurant is doing well, then a love letter arrives and turns her world upside down. Emily must travel the world to find her true love, helping out at restaurants along the way.
Gamezebo rated the game 5 out of 5 stars, and it is the first game in the series to get this maximum rating.
Delicious: Emily's True Love Platinum/Premium Edition
A special edition of this game was also released, with bonus features that include 10 bonus game play levels, 10 exclusive restaurant items, a helpful strategy guide, a Delicious screensaver, and Delicious (computer) wallpapers.
Delicious - Emily's Big Surprise
Delicious - Emily's Big Surprise is a mini-game consisting of four levels. It takes place after Delicious - Emily's True Love when Emily returns home and is dating Patrick; in this mini-game, Emily's cat Snuggy is pregnant. Emily doesn't tell Patrick at first, and her actions in the game leads Patrick to jump to his own conclusions.
Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding
Delicious 8 or Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding is the first game in the series to be divided into "episodes". On every Friday starting from June 29, 2012 and ending on November 23, 2012, a new episode was released. Resulting in a total of 25 episodes and 50 levels with 2 levels in each episode (normal game only, platinum/premium has more episodes), the full game was later released to purchase as a whole. In this game, Emily is getting ready to marry Patrick when Patrick's mother and ex-girlfriend Iris show up and complicate things for the couple.
Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding Platinum/Premium Edition
A special edition of this game was also released, with bonus features that include a bonus restaurant with five episodes, a musical soundtrack, Delicious (computer) wallpapers, and a gallery of Emily throughout the years.
Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise
Delicious 9 or Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise was the second game in the series to be divided into episodes. The full game was released on September 26, 2013, the option of playing the full game is only available if the game was bought before October 4, 2013. If bought on October 4, 2013 or later, the customer has to wait for a new episode each week, the game has 17 episodes (normal game only, platinum/premium has more episodes).
In the story line, Emily and Patrick are going on a cruise for their honeymoon. Patrick tells Emily he wants to have kids, but Emily isn't ready yet. While on the cruise, Emily and Patrick discover that the whole family is helping on the cruise.
Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise is slightly different from the other games in the series. In this game, players get to control characters other than Emily in shops other than restaurants, as players help Emily's sister Angela in the cruise ship's boutique, Patrick's mom in the cruise ship's spa, and help Emily out on the cruise ship's daycare.
Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise Platinum/Premium Edition
A special edition of this game was also released, with bonus features that include a bonus restaurant, a concept art, and a Delicious (computer) wallpaper.
Delicious: Emily's New Beginning
Delicious: Emily's New Beginning was released in the fall of 2014. The game was playable for GameHouse's and Zylom's FunPass players before non-subscribers were able to play it; in this game, Emily and Patrick are taking care of their baby girl, Paige. This proves to be quite the challenge, as Emily longs for the restaurant business again, the gameplay mostly concerns her struggles with balancing her work life and motherhood at the same time.
The game had a special Christmas Edition, as well as a Valentine's Edition.
Delicious: Emily's Home Sweet Home
Delicious: Emily's Home Sweet Home was released on 4 June 2015 for GameHouse's and Zylom's FunPass subscribers, and was to be released for non-subscribers on 18 June 2015. It was later release 19 June 2015, the next day. Emily and Patrick have bought a new house to raise their family in but everything is not as happy as it seems. Paige becomes best friends with Grace, another 2 year old from the neighbourhood but when Grace has an accident at Emily's new house her mother will do whatever it takes to stop them from living in that neighbourhood.
Delicious: Emily's Hopes and Fears
Delicious: Emily's Hopes and Fears was released on November 18, 2015 for GameHouse's and Zylom's FunPass players and on Kindle. iOS, Android and general GameHouse and Zylom public followed 2 weeks later. Allison Heart, the main character in another Gamehouse game, Heart's Medicine (a medical drama game), is present in the game, the plot of this game is that Paige is sick with a mysterious disease and Patrick sets out to find a flower that he believes will cure her.
Delicious: Emily's Message in a Bottle
Delicious: Emily's Message in a Bottle was released on August 4, 2016 on PC, iOS and Android, as well as Mac. Emily and her family go on a search for her Grandfather and Edward & Antonio's Brothers in Napoli, Italy to celebrate their Family Reunion.
Delicious: Emily's Christmas Carol
Delicious: Emily's Christmas Carol was released on October 17, 2016, it is sequel of Delicious: Emily's Message in a Bottle. Emily's Family goes on a Christmas Vacation in Santa's House and they need to Get Ready for Paige's Christmas Play.
Delicious: Emily's Miracle of Life
Delicious: Emily's Miracle of Life was released on August 2, 2017, it is the 15th game entry in the Delicious series. Emily and Patrick, along with their family and friends, welcome new members of the O'Malley family.
Delicious: Emily's Moms vs Dads
Delicious: Emily's Moms vs Dads was released on December 12, 2017, it is the 16th game entry in the Delicious series.
In the Delicious games, players take the role of Emily, and are given the task to run a restaurant. Customers come in, alone or in a group, and choose to either sit down at a table or take out. Emily must serve them their order, and accept payment, before they become impatient and leave. Order sizes vary from 1 to 2 items for a single customer, and up to 4 items for a group. Fast service and entertainment, along with creative restaurant decorating, can keep the customers happy and result in a bigger tip.
There are a number of types of items that customers can order, which increases in number and complexity as the game progresses.
- Items that are ready to serve, and have no limit capacity. When ordered, these items can be served right away, without preparing or restocking.
- Items that need to be combined, and restocked after a few servings. Nachos, for instance, need to be combined with a dip before they can be served, the Nacho-machine holds only a number of servings, and needs to be refilled when or before it's empty, before nachos can be served again.
- Items that are first combined, and then stocked up to 9 items. Ice cream for instance is made by combining basic vanilla ice cream with a choice of fruit.
- Items that are first grilled or baked, and then prepared. Crepes for instance are first baked a few seconds, and are then combined with ice cream. Steaks can be prepared as medium or well-done, depending on how long it's grilled, these items will burn if they are baked too long though.
- Items that are prepared using a timer that must be stopped in time, such as crème brûlée or profiteroles.
- Tea is served by combining tea leaves with water. When Emily is out of a certain type of leaves, she must pick new ones and restock them.
Aside from serving customers their orders, Emily must also keep the tables in the restaurant clean, when customers have used them. If there are no clean tables available when new customers that were planning on sitting down come in, they will leave.
Although cleaning the tables is just a matter of one click, it does take up valuable time, during some point in each restaurant, help is automatically hired to clean the tables.
Customers can be very impatient, this is why after a few days of a restaurant, an entertainer is introduced. When an entertainer is sent to a table with customers, this will make them happy and give them more patience while they wait to be served. Happier customers also leave bigger tips; in the first Delicious there are chocolates instead of an entertainer, and in Delicious: Emily's Holiday Season, newspapers are used instead of an entertainer in the Snuggford Hotel. In Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise and Delicious: Emily's New Beginning, the entertainer has to be bought in the shop. In Delicious: Emily's Home Sweet Home, some entertainers are automatically hired and some have to be bought in the shop. After Delicious: Emily's New Beginning, players are unable to see a red heart showing up next to ecstatic customers.
Aside from the profit Emily makes during a day, she can earn a certain amount of money that can be spent on decorating her restaurant, these decorations vary from new furniture, to aesthetic items like paintings and plants. A well-decorated restaurant keeps the customers happy and patient, and result in bigger tips.
Delicious: Emily's Tea Garden introduced two new features. One is the mouse mini-game. A mouse is hidden in each level, popping into view every now and then. To catch it, the player must click on it, adding 100 points to the day's score, the player will hear a squeak when the mouse appears on screen. The mouse can be easy or hard to find, this mini-game has continued into every game after Delicious: Emily's Tea Garden.
The other new feature Delicious: Emily's Tea Garden introduced is reservations, at one level in the game, a telephone will appear. The player can click on it when it rings and after the player clicks on the phone a bar will appear showing the size of the group and when the customers will arrive, the player must then grab a reservation card, under the phone, and place it on a table with enough seats for the group. No other customers can sit at a table with a reservation card. When the timer is empty, the customers arrive. If they can take a seat at a table with a reservation card, the player gets a 100-point bonus. Aside from one mini-game in Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding, Delicious: Emily's Tea Garden is the only Delicious game to have reservations.
In Delicious: Emily's Tea Garden, Delicious: Emily's Taste Of Fame, Delicious: Emily's Holiday Season, and Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories, Easter eggs are hidden around different levels in each game. If the player finds all Easter eggs in the games, a trophy is awarded. Also, in Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories, a small memory card mini-game is hidden in each restaurant. Winning the memory card mini-game awards the player extra time; in Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise and Delicious: Emily's New Beginning, a mini game is hidden on the main menu. In Delicious: Emily's Home Sweet Home, a mini-game is hidden on the map.
In Delicious: Emily's New Beginning, a new feature was added that allows players to make menu choices according to preferences of customers. At the beginning of each restaurant day, the player gets two options per dish of which one can be chosen according to the customers that are expected that day; in Delicious: Emily's Home Sweet Home, the player starts with menu choices that they can not change. Achieving specific goals in each restaurant unlocks new menu options, then the player can then choose what menu items to use. Most menu items have special bonus: faster preparation, bonus tip, spill proof, or burn proof and some menu items have multiple bonuses.
Over the last years, GameHouse has released various spin-offs series and games of the Delicious series, the fan names for the in-game universe are Snuggford Universe or Delicious Universe, but Gamehouse use the name Gamehouse Original Stories to name this universe.
Hometown Poker Hero
A poker game with a story that release in 2014, the game is setting on the city of Shipsburgh that where Jimmy is born and grow, He return in town to help Angela to create her first fashion shop. But the city is now on the control of the Grimaldi Syndicte and the player character must help the city people to fight them in poker and rebuy all the place of town.
Fabulous: Angela's Sweet Revenge was released in early July 2015. The spin-off game was released as a demo version with only four levels, this game stars Angela, Emily's younger sister. The game has Angela working in a boutique in New York City, where she now lives with her husband Jimmy, during gameplay, Angela discovers that her husband is cheating on her with her boss. At the end of the game, Angela quits working, leaves Jimmy, and the games end with Angela telling her friends that she thinks she's pregnant.
The first full Fabulous game, called Fabulous: Angela's Fashion Fever, was released April 21, 2016. The game is a sequel and continuation of Angela's Sweet Revenge. Angela must overcome obstacles on the TV contest "Become Truly", who is Angela's fashion idol, after witnessing Truly's true colors, Angela convinces the other contestants and crew to help her with unveiling who Truly is to the rest of the world.
Fabulous: Angela's High School Reunion, was released March 18, 2017. The game continues with Angela's life in the Big Apple, now co-managing a store with former contestant and winner of "Become Truly" and friend, Victoria. Angela is planning her high school reunion with friends. When her old high school rival, Janet, comes back into her life, Angela falls into a downward spiral starting with envy and anger, leading up to their imprisonment.
Fabulous: Angela's Wedding Disaster, was released April 30, 2018. The game introduces us to Angela's new boss, Sebastian and Caroline, a young talented musician who is Fran's fiancee. Angela continues on her quest to become the greatest fashion designer, working for Sebastian's chain of high-end fashion franchise stores. Angela and the girls help Caroline and Fran plan their wedding and overcome their own obstacles in the story.
Heart's Medicine is a series of time management games with a hospital theme. The games follow the story of Dr. Allison Heart and her medical journey alongside other physicians, the game combines casual gaming with medical drama. Dr. Allison Heart appear in Delicious: Emily's Hopes and Fears that release 5 years after her first apparence. The game features gameplay similar to the Delicious series and also features a mouse mini game, but with a guinea pig called Oliver that escapes from pediatrics. Emily make a cameo appearance in several levels throughout the game series.
Heart's Medicine: Season One was released on November 3, 2010. Allison has just started her residency at Little Creek Clinic, when her feelings towards another doctor are put to the test, the game consists of five episodes with five shifts each, 25 levels in total.
Heart's Medicine: Time to Heal was released on May 17, 2016. The love drama between Allison and her colleagues from Season One continues in this game. Allison must deal with her complicated love life involving the Head of the Hospital while working near her old flame at Little Creek Hospital. Things take a dramatic turn with a horrifying accident that will affect all of the hospital staff.
Almost a year later, on May 11, 2017, Heart's Medicine: Hospital Heat was released. This game picks up right after the previous compelling adventure at Little Creek Hospital. Things get even more complicated when Allison receives a phone call from her mother whom she hasn't seen in 20 years, the game delves deeper into Allison's past and her roller-coaster love life.
Cathy's Crafts was released on July 6, 2016. Cathy is a resident of Snuggford with a kind heart and creative mind. Cathy has a passion for crafting and runs a number of craft shops in Snuggford. Cathy must decide between staying in her family's hardware store or follow her boyfriend to New York to become an art buyer, the game has similar gameplay and features a mouse mini game as well. Emily and Paige O'Malley make a cameo appearance in the game.
Dr. Cares - Pet Rescue 911 is a spin-off game of the Delicious series. The game was released on April 12, 2017. Dr. Amy Cares is a veterinary graduate who returns to Snuggford to her grandfather's vet clinic and eventually takes over the vet business. Both Emily and Paige O'Malley make a cameo appearance when Paige's bunny is sick and Amy cares for him, this is Amy's first game in the series.
The second game, Dr. Cares - Amy's Pet Clinic was released March 29, 2018. The game follows Amy, who is now the head vet at her grandfather's clinic. While trying to juggle her new responsibility and face her fears when her childhood bully returns to Snuggford, Amy has a lot of work cut out for her.
Mary le Chef
The first installment of the game, Mary le Chef - Cooking Passion was released on January 18, 2017. Mary is a talented law student and aspiring chef, but her family’s dreams for her don’t reflect her own. Mary will have to choose her own path as she tries to balance her career with her goals, the game features hidden object elements, a mouse mini game, and a cameo appearance from Emily as well.
Maggie's Movies: Camera, Action! was released on March 22, 2017. It's a new addition to the Delicious game universe, this first installment tells an engaging story about Maggie, an aspiring film director, as she faces different challenges during her job as a film director assistant in Hollywood.
Sally's Salon - Beauty Secrets was released June 29, 2017. Early Sally's Salon game series didn't feature any correlation to Emily and Delicious game series. However, the fifth instalment in the series, Sally's Salon: Beauty Secrets, features Francois, Emily's best friend. Sally is a feisty hairdresser who is on a mission to beautify women across the globe - all while searching for her long lost love. Francois joined her as her new side-kick on this hilarious journey.
The second game of Sally's Spa series Sally's Salon - Kiss & Make-Up was released June 21, 2018. Join Sally and Francois on their biggest adventure yet! Sally’s Salon – Kiss & Make-Up is a thrilling tale of passion, love, danger, intrigue, bizarre absurdity and of course: beauty salons! Sally buys a salon at Happyville's Wellness Center, at the request of her childhood friend, April, who has sinister intentions. Sally meets many new friends along the way, and a possible love interest. Cameos from Gamehouse Original Stories characters include: Angela, Parker and Lane.
Mortimer Beckett and the Book of Gold was released on October 26, 2017. Mortimer Beckett is a hidden object game. The first four Mortimer Beckett games didn't feature any correlation to Delicious game series. However, the fifth instalment Mortimer Beckett and the Book of Gold features Kate O'Malley, Patrick's sister and Emily's sister-in-law.
The Love Boat
A time-management game series based on the television series of the 80's The Love Boat produce by Aaron Spelling. All the crew of the Pacific Princess on the show is in the game and have design based on the actors that played them, the first game called The Love Boat was released November 30, 2017 and is based on the first episode of the first season of the TV show and Emily and Angela are Guest Stars.
A second game will release in 2018 with Sally and François as the Guest Stars of the game.
Parker & Lane
Parker & Lane - Criminal Justice was released February 23, 2018. A Time-Management game with a police procedure theme, the gameplay is similar to the Delicious and Heart's Medicine game series. Some of the levels are on the crime scenes and some are setting on the police station or the forensic lab.
A time-management game with a fly attendant theme, the estimated release is on September 2018.
Emily Napoli O'Malley is a woman with a love for cooking, who hopes to one day open her own restaurant and later does. In Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding Premium/Platinum Edition it is revealed that Emily is around 32 years old. She is the game's main character, and is kind-hearted, though sometimes a little naive. No one would dare say she's not a hard worker though and when she has her mind set on something, she really goes for it. Managing your personal life can be quite a challenge. Especially when you have to manage your own restaurant on top of that! At the end of Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding, Emily marries her husband Patrick. At the end of Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise, in a bonus scene that players must unlock to see, she is shown to be going into labour with her and Patrick's first child, daughter Paige, the same scene is shown in the beginning of Delicious: Emily's New Beginning.
Francois Truffaut, a young man of about Emily's age, is Emily's best friend. Francois is an interior decorator, and he advises and helps Emily with decorating her restaurants; in Delicious 2, he also helps Emily in the restaurant by cleaning tables. In Delicious: Emily's Tea Garden, Francois takes the role as an entertainer, playing his flute for Emily's waiting guests; in Delicious: Emily's True Love, Emily puts him in charge of her restaurant while she is away. In Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise, he runs the restaurant on the cruise ship. At the end of Delicious: Emily's Home Sweet Home, he becomes Paige's nanny and become Sally’s assistant in Sally’s Salon: Beauty Secrets.
Patrick O'Malley is Emily's husband, a florist who had a long-standing crush on her before revealing his feelings in Delicious: Emily's True Love; he and Emily became engaged at the end of that game. Patrick had an important role in the sample game Delicious: Emily's Big Surprise and he and Emily are married in Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding. In a bonus scene that players must unlock to see at the end of Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise, Patrick's wife, Emily, is seen going into labour with their first child, daughter Paige. So far he has only helped out by being a cleaner in a couple of restaurants in Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise.
Angela Napoli is Emily's younger sister. While she is extremely flirtatious and irresponsible in her early appearances, she settles down and gets married in Delicious: Emily's True Love, to an older man named Jimmy. In Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories, Angela is shown to be just as much of a troublemaker when she was growing up. Despite their differences, Angela and Emily are very close, though Emily is frequently exasperated with her sister's antics. Angela has helped out in several of the restaurants before - however, several "crisis events" involve Emily trying to prevent Angela from causing trouble in between serving her customers; in Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise she runs the cruise ship's boutique. At some point she moves to New York City (with her husband Jimmy); in her own game, Fabulous: Angela's Sweet Revenge, Angela discovers Jimmy is cheating on her with her boss and she leaves him. In Fabulous: Angela's Fashion Fever, Angela travels around the world as a contestant on "Become Truly" (Truly is Angela's former fashion idol whom she adores, however, after witnessing Truly's horrible behavior, Angela and the other contestants overthrow her. At the end of game, she opens up her new boutique in New York City. Angela is again the star of the show in the new game Fabulous: Angela's High School Reunion and makes an appearance in Delicious: Emily's Miracle of Life.
Edward and Evelyn Napoli are Emily's parents, who are retired. Edward is laid-back and enjoys his retirement, while Evelyn is a bit more high-strung: many of her early appearances focus on her attempts to get Emily a boyfriend. Edward and Evelyn are shown to have very similar personalities to their older selves in Delicious: Emily's Childhood Memories, and both have helped out in Emily's restaurants - Evelyn as a cleaner and Edward as either a cleaner or entertainer. Evelyn tends to over-protect her daughters, while Edward tries his best to stay out of his wife's way.
Antonio Napoli is a somewhat older man, uncle of Emily and father of Marcello. He owns a number of restaurants, but when his son bails on him, he needs Emily's help to get things back on track. When Emily wants to open her own tea garden, he helps her with advice and gets her a job so she can apply for a loan. Antonio and Brigid are in a relationship together.
Brigid Duffy is Patrick's mother. It has been mentioned in a couple of the games that she and her husband are divorced, she dislikes Emily and does not want her to marry Patrick in Delicious: Emily's Wonder Wedding, but in Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise it seems that she has warmed up to Emily as she kind of comforted her when she couldn't find Patrick. In Delicious Emily's Honeymoon Cruise she runs the cruise ship's spa. In Delicious: Emily's New Beginning. it is said that she opened her own spa in Snuggford.
Kate O'Malley is Patrick's sister. Her first appearance was in Delicious: Emily's True Love. Emily thought she is Patrick's girlfriend but turned out to be his sister, she follows Emily on her crazy adventures. She helps Angela's boutique on Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise and features her own perfumes. She joins Mortimer Beckett on his newest adventure.
Jimmy is Angela's husband, they marry in Delicious: Emily's True Love. In Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise, he buys/owns the cruise ship Emily and Patrick go on for their honeymoon, but sells it at the end of the game. In Angela's game, Fabulous: Angela's Sweet Revenge, Angela discovers Jimmy is cheating on her with her boss and she leaves him.
Paige O'Malley is Emily and Patrick's first child. She was born at the very end of Delicious: Emily's Honeymoon Cruise. Her first appearance was in the tenth Delicious game, Delicious: Emily's New Beginning.
Dr. Allison Heart is a medical practitioner at Little Creek Hospital in Snuggford. She first makes an appearance in a Emily game in Delicious: Emily's Hopes and Fears, tending to Paige, who very ill. She is seen again in Delicious: Emily's Christmas Carol as a member in the audience at Paige's Christmas performance and in Delicious: Emily's Miracle of Life helping and guiding Emily throughout her pregnancy, as well as taking care of Vito. Dr. Heart is the main character in the Delicious spin-off game series Heart's Medicine: Season One, Heart's Medicine: Time to Heal and Heart's Medicine: Hospital Heat.
Vito Napoli is the father of Edward, Antonio, Gino, Marco & Vinicio; the grandfather of Emily & Angela and Paige's great-grandfather (Paige nicknames Vito "Gray Grandpa") whom she grows very fond of. His first appearance is in Delicious: Emily's Message in a Bottle during the family reunion and in Delicious: Emily's Miracle of Life.
Sally Milligan is a hair styler in Snuggford that has her own beauty salon. She first appears in the Snuggford Universe in Sally's Salon: Beauty Secret where François became her assistant.
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