So, the Oscars nominations are all over the map this year. Great movies abound, but there's no clear favorite. In light of that, we're building our Oscar night menu around four things we know for sure:
1.) The 2013 Academy Awards will include a big celebration of all things James Bond in honor of the 50th anniversary of the release of Dr. No, the first Bond movie. 2.) James Bond is extremely sexy, British, and well traveled. 3.) Much like the Academy Awards themselves, everything in 007's world is over-the-top, glittery, gorgeous, and tongue-in-cheek. 4.) British + sexy + over-the-top = an excellent party theme.
We've done all the recon, but the field work is up to you! Put your counter-intellegence to work, and throw a swinging bash! The menu is below, along with lots of excellent cocktail-conversation-ish James Bond trivia and somewhat silly wordplay inspired by the equally silly Bond lexicon.
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