Movie Night Menus: Dinner and Drink Recipes Inspired by the Films We Love (Turner Classic Movies, TCM)
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Movie Night Menus: Dinner and Drink Recipes Inspired by the Films We Love (Turner Classic Movies, TCM)

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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.

Brother-and-sister writing team Tenaya and André Darlington are the authors of the forthcoming book The New Cocktail Hour: The Essential Guide to Hand-Crafted Drinks, and write the cocktail-focused lifestyle blog Sprig & Spirit ( As food journalists, they have spent the last twenty years covering dining trends and hosting parties together. They also like to project old movies onto large surfaces.

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.

About the Author

Tenaya Darlington is a food writer, blogger, journalist, and educator in Philadelphia. She pens the blog Madame Fromage ( and is the author of The Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese. She is also the author of a novel, Maybe Baby, and a poetry collection, Madame Deluxe. By day, Tenaya is a member of the writing faculty at Saint Joseph’s University.

André Darlington is a drinks, food, and travel writer based in Madison, WI. He is a long-time contributor to Madison’s alternative weekly, Isthmus, where he has been an award-winning restaurant critic and wine and cocktail columnist. André has been a Napa Valley Vintners’ Association fellow and a judge for the international wine competition, Concours Mondial de Bruxelles, as well as for the American Craft Distillers Association.

Product Details

  • Color & black & white photos throughout
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Publisher: Running Press
  • Cooking / Entertaining
Author: Tenaya Darlington
Brand:Running Press
Theme: Film and TV, Noir Alley
UPC: 9780762460939
Item #: 1707370X
Available Date: 12/27/2016
Model Number: 9780762460939

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