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Best Feature Films About Food

It’s Oscar’s time and I thought I’ll mention an interesting article on movies about food.  Besides LOVE, a common theme among film makers is FOOD. Countless movies feature the subject, among them 2009’s “Julie & Julia,” starring Merryl Streep as Julia Child.

Paste Magazine has recently released a list of Best Feature Films About Food (below). Is your favorite movie among them? Do you believe some are missing? I would argue that on that list Chocolat was my favorite, but I guess that is a matter of “taste”. Here is the list:

1. Babette’s Feast

2. Eat Drink Man Woman

3. Sideways

4. Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory

5. Chocolat

6. Soylent Green

7. Like Water for Chocolate

8. Waitress

9. Julie & Julia

10. Delicatessen

for movie clips and more selection click here

January 26, 2011 Posted by | Uncategorized | | 1 Comment

Our Specials

Allgäuer Cheese Soup – a soup with a blend of melted cheeses, ground beef, finely chopped mushrooms and onions….so yummy! We’ve had someone actually name it “Liquid Cheeseburger Soup”. That’s actually quite fitting.

Wilted Spinach Salad – Baby spinach tossed in a warm bacon, potato dressing and garnished with pine nuts, endive leaves and pine nuts

Chicken Gulasch (see below)

Tender Pieces of Chicken Breast with Celery, Mushrooms, Green Peas and Red Peppers in a light Tomato and Paprika Sauce, served with Spaetzle.

 

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