Our annual Oscar movie menus are the ultimate intersection of food and film, and feature recipes and drinks inspired by each of the nine Best Picture nominees. This year, we’re cooking up spicy clams and “piccata of the gods” for American Hustle, outer space–themed dishes for Gravity, fruitcake and tea for Philomena, and an over-the-top menu that includes sushi, steak, lobster, […]
James Bond without his martini? “The Big Lebowski” dude without his White Russian? Unthinkable. You won’t see any “Best Supporting Drink” in this year’s Academy Awards ceremonies, but cocktails play a major role in movies, serving as props, symbols and reflections of what’s going on behind the scenes. Recipes included with this story: Blood and Sand; Pink […]
The 86th Academy Awards are coming to a TV near you this Sunday—and if you want to know which of the 9 Best Picture nominees wins the Oscar, you’ll have to stick it out until the bitter end. This will give you several long hours to consider things like the fabulous variety of hair (feathered, permed, […]
Some people go crazy with their Super Bowl parties, but for me, the biggest TV event of the winter is the Academy Awards, which arrive on Sunday. It’s a great time to gather friends to marvel at gracious acceptance speeches, recoil at silly productions, and toss shade at red carpet fashion disasters. It’s also a great excuse […]
With movies’ biggest night upon us—March 2, mark your calendars for the Oscars—we’re seeking out the best new food documentaries to feast your eyes on. Expand your food-doc repertoire beyond Super Size Me and Jiro Dreams of Sushi with a list of flicks that cover everything from old-world Italian fisherman and childhood obesity, to toques at the world’s best restaurants […]
When you think about cherries, you probably think about pie. Or maybe you think about sex — specifically, the time some girl tried to tie a cherry stem with her tongue, but then failed, and it was hilarious. You could be thinking about a Shirley Temple cocktail… but you probably aren’t, since it doesn’t have […]
Ray Stantz had no idea what he was getting his fellow Ghostbusters into when he accidentally summoned this jolly-looking fiend. In his defense, a giant walking marshmallow doesn’t sound like much of a threat to New York City, but when that campfire treat ends up being brought to life by a demonic god, you’d better put the chocolate and graham crackers away and reach for your proton pack.