Hot Coffee ~ We Saw The Movie

Remember the lady who sued McDonald’s for millions of dollars after she spilled their hot coffee in her lap?  If you one day have the chance to see the movie Hot Coffee, I think you might find it quite worthwhile.  I now know what a Tort is… besides a yummy dessert. This is a teensy […]

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What Meryl Streep Served Steve Martin in “It’s Complicated” ~ Croque Monsieur

Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin, Steve Martin. All eating, all the time. The movie “It’s Complicated” is the kind of chick flick I love because, besides hilarious middle-age angst, there’s a lot of great looking real food.  Did you ask, “what’s that cheesy thing Meryl served Steve” (which then made Alec swoon)?  They said it several […]

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Road Trip: Picnic and a Movie at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery

Confession: I don’t always share my fav things on this blog. Publicity can easily wreck a great experience. Case in point: the LA Times decided the week before this adventure to run a feature on something Larry and I’ve been trying to hit for three years: Cinespia movies at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery on Santa […]

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Truvy’s Cuppa Cuppa Cuppa from Steel Magnolias

Movie food grabs my attention. One favorite is Steel Magnolias.  I watch practically any time it airs — food has such an active role.  The Easter eggs getting smashed in Truvy’s car trunk starts it off.  Truvy (Dolly Parton) and Annelle (Darryl Hannah) scooping corn and potatoes at the fair while updating Shelby (Julia Roberts) […]

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Mad Housewife Boeuf Bourguignon

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This stovetop was a total mess.  You should have seen the counters and sinks.  Making Boeuf Bourguignon was like an intense Top Chef challenge with myself. But when you attend the Julie & Julia movie, you’ll understand this urge to make boeuf bourguignon.  The dish was practically one of the actors in the film, its […]

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