Contenders encompass action, drama, western, animated, and science fiction films, making for an exciting mix of food and drink.
Our nominee-themed meal is perfect for Oscar night. Unfortunately this year, I have to be out of town on Oscar Night, but I wanted to put together my picks this year in hopes that it will inspire.
Red Carpet Appetizer: Fig and Walnut Tapenade with Goat Cheese along side Rosemary Crackers – Inspired by the mind-blowing scene in Inception, in which Paris is literally folded in half, was the inspiration for a Parisian café appetizer
First Course: Rice, Bean and Corn Salad served with Whole Wheat Flatbreads or Tortillas - Inspired by the movie 127 Hours a 2010 biographical adventure film produced, co-written and directed by Danny Boyle, staring Oscar Host, James Franco
Main Course: English Bangers and Mash – In honor of The King's Speech, starring Colin Firth as George VI
Dessert: Black and White Shortbread Cookies – honoring Best Actress Nominee Natalie Portman, for her role in the The Black Swan