The best food moments in film is an often-discussed category that usually includes scenes from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Ratatouille, and Chocolat. There's also the popular debate over the most romantic movie moments. Gone with the Wind, Ghost, and The Princess Bride usually work their ways in. But what about the most romantic food moments in film? Here are our favorite cinematic moments where those two most glorious activities come together...
-Sarah Fuss, Shine Staff
The Good Will Hunting date-night kiss is so satisfying it inspired this post. Will and Skylar are in the midst of chewing when they decide to smooch and erase any first-kiss anxiety. "I think I got some of your pickle," Skylar says after. Swoon! We love her.
"Oh, groovy." Although the romance has just begun in Pretty Woman when Edward orders champagne and strawberries to his hotel room, we know there's a love affair afoot.
No one thought two dogs together was a romantic sight until this scene from Lady and the Tramp. If you haven't seen it in a minute, it's time for a viewing. While the representations of Italian-Americans need updating, the meatball nudge remains perfect.
9 1/2 Weeks, one of the sexiest main-stream films of all time, delivers the sexiest romantic food scene we could find. Kim Basinger as Elizabeth shares some intimate PG-13 time with a refrigerator full of food.
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