Feb 22 2016
When The Social Network was up for Best Picture, I read an article suggesting items for an Oscar-themed menu, with “Mark Zuckerburgers” on the list. That particular ceremony was my first of two all-nighter UK Oscar viewings. I do not intend to repeat such misery this year.
However. I refuse to let the awards season pass me by, so instead we hosted an Oscars-themed lunch the week before. [I’ll watch highlights on post-Oscar Monday and that will be beyond okay.]
Behold, the menu inspired by 2016’s nominees. I am so proud of this.
[Because the omnivores in attendance didn’t want actual bison OR seafood stew. Come on guys.]
[I haven’t actually seen The Martian, but I hear that potatoes are a safe bet.]
It was quite a starchy year for the Oscars. I’m hoping for some significant cinematic salads in 2016.
P.S. I posted my personal top 10 films of 2015 on Facebook – what do you think?
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