Best Menus for Oscar's Best Picture Nominations

While 2008 will go down in the record books as a bad year economically, it will likely be remembered as a great year for films.

It must have been a difficult job for the 6,000 voting members of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to choose the best of the best, but as the sun rose over the Pacific Ocean this morning, we learned who would get the Best Picture nominations. We then got to work creating delicious and creative menus inspired by those movies. After the jump you will find perfect dishes to eat before or after you see one of these five films, or to cook up for an Oscar night party on Sunday, February 22nd....

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