#2 Goodfellas (1990) 

Is this an obvious choice? Yes. Is it obligatory to any list about foodie scenes in movies? Yes. Because prison is supposed to be where you eat gruel, not the family’s traditional gravy, the secret recipe for which dates all the way back to the Old Country. These wiseguys knew how to live, and, of course, they knew how to eat. I don’t know if there is a single food-related frame on film more embedded in my memory than Paulie slicing the garlic with a razor blade.

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