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Here's How James Bond Reacts To Funky Southeast Asian Wine

Some vintages should be judged by label alone
Jul 7, 2014 2:00 pm

In the 1974 film The Man With The Golden Gun, British spy James Bond (played by the saucy Roger Moore) is dining with a paramour in Thailand when a waiter presents the table with a fresh bottle of local wine. The dashing secret agent, a noted Bollinger snob, is immediately taken aback by the label: "Phuyuck?"

8 Star-Worthy Cocktails To Help You Through The Oscars

Sip on these winners during the Academy Awards
Mar 2, 2014 4:31 pm

We're pretty sure even the most hardened Scotch-drinking citizens of the movie industry will be easing up with a cocktail before, during and after Sunday night's Oscars festivities. To honor a night of well-deserved celebrating, we've rounded up 8 fame-worthy cocktails. Ever had a Red Carpet Courage? Lay out a bunch of red construction paper (yay for arts and crafts!) and prepare to strut.

'Evil Dead' Marathon = Necronomicon Pizza Monster

Eat this party snack's soul before it eats yours
Feb 11, 2014 4:30 pm

Grab some olives, garlic, sauce and cheese: I found something to do with our new 45-minute pizza dough recipe! I don't know if I'll ever be able to make normal-shaped pizza again. It's just too easy to make an evil face with garlic teeth. 

Why Advertisers Should Be Terrified At The Smell Of Movie Theater Popcorn

Study examines the effects of cinema snacking
Oct 15, 2013 11:00 am

We already know that fake butter-lathered popcorn in movie theaters can have rather detrimental effects on our waistlines. But what if its consumption posed an even greater risk to someone else? A recent study examined the effects of chewing popcorn on our ability to retain film advertising information. The results, after the jump.

24 Films Appearing At The 4th Annual Chicago Food Film Festival

Eat what you watch. Watch what you eat.
Aug 28, 2013 2:00 pm

Gone are the days when spectators are left empty-bellied and salivating as image after image of food porn taunts from the screen before them. The Chicago Food Film Festival gives guests a full sensory experience, serving food-based films along with corresponding dishes to feed both the eye and the stomach. Read on.

Food Film Review: A Place At The Table

Like Food, Inc.? Now it's time to fight hunger.
Feb 26, 2013 10:02 am

There's A Place At The Table for fans of 2009 Oscar-nominated food documentary trailblazer Food Inc., opening in theaters and available on iTunes and On Demand this Friday, March 1. This full-length documentary tackles the next issue after giant food corporations' effects on American agriculture: chronic hunger for 50 million despite the fact that our country produces more than enough to feed every citizen. 

8 Fancy Celebrity Chef Recipes For Your Oscars Party

Delicious celeb chef recipes make everyone a winner
Feb 24, 2013 3:01 pm

You can't properly celebrate all the celebrities on the red carpet tonight without a few recipes from celebrity chefs. Well, you can, but Hot Pockets are significantly less classy and tonight's one of the fanciest nights of the year. Treat yourself.

Wolfgang Puck's Oscar-Worthy Party Snacks

Turn to celeb chef for last minute party prep
Feb 23, 2013 3:02 pm

 

Nobody does the Oscars' Governor's Ball menu like Wolfgang Puck, which is most likely why he's been catering the star-studded shindig for nearly two decades. In honor of the big even Sunday night, we've rounded up our fanciest recipes by the master of food ceremonies himself. Have yourself a fancy little Governor's Ball at home. You're going to need a lot of gold foil. 
 
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