10 Classic Fictional Movie Eateries For Oscars Weekend

Gallery: Restaurants that exist only on screen
Feb 22, 2013 5:04 pm

Try all you want. Search Yelp, Open Table, Zagat…you won’t find them. They exist to serve a story, a scene, an actor. Their intangibility, however, doesn’t make them any less appetizing. In honor of the Oscars this Sunday night, let’s count down our favorite classic fictional movie eateries.


6 Star-Worthy Cocktails For Your Oscars Party

What to sip on while watching the Academy Awards
Feb 22, 2013 3:02 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 6 fame-worthy cocktails. Ever had a Red Carpet Courage? Well, roll out the ...uh, have your kid lay out a bunch of red construction paper (yay for family time!) and prepare to strut.

Practice Round: 8 Fancy Bites For Your Oscars Party

Finger food recipes for a fancy night of TV
Feb 21, 2013 1:03 pm
oscars themed food
Photo: Mark Shaw

We're assuming you're not on the red carpet tonight. No fancy appetizers to be had there, that's for sure. But on the couch at home, well there's a veritable feast going on. Whip up a few batches of upscale bites for your Oscars viewing party this Sunday and rest assured that you won't spill any baked brie sauce on your jacket. Or sweatshirt. 

10 Classic Movie Scenes Starring Food & Drink (And Yes We Included 'Alive')

Are these the best food scenes in movie history?
Feb 20, 2013 12:01 pm

Movies can forever change our perception of food. Sometimes our eyes are bigger than our stomachs. And sometimes they’re just the right size to take in the visual stimuli of a cui-scene. With that, let’s take a look at 10 of the most Classic Movie Scenes About Food of all time.

10 Of Our Favorite Movie Food Fights

Get ready to get dirty in this food fight countdown
Feb 19, 2013 12:01 pm
Food fight scene from Blazing Saddles

In the days leading up to the Academy Awards, we'll revisit some of our favorite food-in-the-movies moments, starting with 10 of our favorite movie food fights. 

Movie Preview: Go See 'A Place At The Table,' Opening March 1st

Colicchio, Jeff Bridges say nutritious food for all
Feb 14, 2013 5:02 pm

The production companies who put together Food, Inc. have a new film, A Place At The Table, premiering March 1. Instead of tackling the corporations making and pushing unhealthy food, Tom Colicchio and Jeff Bridges want you to meet Americans who can't afford to think about it.

What's Cooking At Sundance?

Big chefs cook for major celebs at the film fest
Jan 22, 2013 12:01 pm

Way up in the mountains of Park City, Utah, Hollywood's élite stars, agents, media moguls and their requisite hangers-on (hey, Paris Hilton!) are partying, screening films, partying some more, and, it turns out, eating very well. Just like every other festival these days that doesn't have food in front of it, Sundance is incorporating big-name chefs, culinary trends and copious food and booze brands into the mix. Here's what's been happening food-wise at Sundance, including a hunger-inducing menu by Animal.  

Video: Director Robert Rodriguez On How To Make Breakfast Tacos From Scratch

Take those store-bought tortillas. Throw them out.
Jan 21, 2013 3:31 pm

The video arrives, presumably, from the Sin City DVD extras. It’s food TV gold — a slightly stylized, very useful, blow-by-blow on how to make the freshest breakfast tacos this side of Juan In A Million. 


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