The authors highlight some of the greatest dining and drinking scenes to appear on screen from the 1930s to the mid-1980s. If you've ever wanted to learn to fix a well-balanced Martini, they'll show you how. In the meantime, invite your besties over for a special evening, choose your movie, let's say - Some Like it Hot, Marilyn Monroe and Tony Curtis, and pair it with a Manhattan, marinated flank steak and velvet potatoes. All recipes included as well as a synopsis and photos of the movie.
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.