Turner Classic Movies (Paperback)
Movie Night Menus: Dinner and Drink Recipes Inspired by the Films We Love
Running Press Adult, 9780762460939, 248pp.
Publication Date: December 27, 2016
Looking for a great idea for date night or to entertain friends? Why not cue up Casablanca with some French 75s and a Moroccan-themed spread? Turner Classic Movies: Movie Night Menus spotlights thirty crowd-pleasing films from the 1930s through the '80s, paired with signatures drinks and dishes that appear in, or are inspired by, each film's setting and stars. Filled with entertaining tips and background on each film, dish, and cocktail, the book offers a unique culinary tour of movie history, including menus inspired by The Thin Man, The Philadelphia Story, Sunset Boulevard, Some Like It Hot, American Graffiti, Moonstruck, and many more. Fully illustrated with luscious food photography and evocative film stills, Movie Night Menus provides the perfect accompaniments and conversation pieces to round out a fun-filled evening.
About the Author
Brother-and-sister writing team Tenaya and Andre Darlington are the authors of the recent book The New Cocktail Hour: The Essential Guide to Hand-Crafted Drinks, and write the cocktail-focused lifestyle blog With The Darlingtons (WithTheDarlingtons.com). As food journalists, they have spent the last twenty years covering dining trends and hosting parties together. They also like to project old movies onto large surfaces.