Movie Night Menus - (Turner Classic Movies) by Tenaya Darlington & André Darlington & Turner Classic Movies (Paperback)
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About the BookWho doesn't enjoy three of life's most enjoyable social activities-eating, drinking, and movie-watching? Movie Night Menus is a food-cocktail-and-film pairing guide inspired by the classics we love perfect for date night or to entertain in style. The book highlights thirty crowd-pleasing films from the 1930s through the '80s paired with signature drinks and dishes that appear in, or are inspired by, each film's setting and stars-all crafted for modern tastes. Unique entertaining features include period-appropriate suggestions for table settings, attire, music, and party accents; a variety of menus, from snacks and light bites, to date-night menus, to dinner parties; "Watch for This" sidebars offering insider tips on notable moments in each film-party scenes, home design flourishes, influential fashion, anecdotes, and more.
Book SynopsisLooking 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 AuthorAndrÃ(c)nd Tenaya Darlington are coauthors of The New Cocktail Hour and Turner Classic Movies: Movie Night Menus. They grew up flipping their parents' records on a Thorens turntable. Follow them at www.thedarlingtons.com. AndrÃ(c)s a drinks, food, and travel writer. He has been an award-winning restaurant critic and wine and cocktail columnist. In a former life, he was a bass player and DJ. Tenaya is a food writer, blogger, journalist, and educator in Philadelphia. She pens the blog Madame Fromage (madamefromageblog.com) and is the author of The Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese. By day, she teaches writing at Saint Joseph's University.Turner Classic Movies is the definitive resource for the greatest movies of all time. We entertain and enlighten to show how the entire spectrum of classic movies, movie history, and movie-making touches us all and influences how we think and live today.
Dimensions (Overall): 8.4 Inches (H) x 6.5 Inches (W) x .9 Inches (D)
Weight: 1.6 Pounds
Suggested Age: 22 Years and Up
Number of Pages: 248
Genre: Cooking + Food + Wine
Series Title: Turner Classic Movies
Publisher: Running Press Adult
Author: Tenaya Darlington & André Darlington & Turner Classic Movies
Street Date: December 27, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-26-5235
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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