The pinnacle of awards season, the 84th Academy Awards, are finally airing this Sunday, February 26. Whether you are an avid moviegoer, a casual viewer or live for the fashion, your day is finally here! Since most of us aren’t invited to attend the actual ceremony, we’re planning on throwing the best Oscar-themed party on a budget. This article from Epicurious inspired us to create party food and drinks based on our favorite Oscar picks.
French Martini, inspired by “Midnight in Paris”
You need just three ingredients – vodka, pineapple juice and Chambord – for the perfect party cocktail.
Southern Pulled Pork, inspired by “The Help”
After a few minutes of prep work, just throw it in the Crock Pot for six hours and you’ll have moist and delicious pulled pork. Don’t forget the sweet tea!
Dragon Roll, inspired by “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo”
Get in touch with your inner dragon, sans tattoo! This spicy roll is the perfect way to celebrate this edgy flick.
New York City Hot Dog Cart, inspired by “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close”
Stock this cart with hot dogs, buns and all the condiments and fixings you can think of to commemorate the city that never sleeps. 41% off original price of $689.00. FINAL SALE PRICE: $403.99 at Overstock.com.
Hawaiian Cake, inspired by “The Descendants”
Cap off your evening with a delicious pineapple cake that brings a taste of Hawaii to your home.
We’ve put together some great deals on party items to make your Oscar party a rousing success.
If you don’t have space for the incredible hot dog cart above, this Artland Simplicity 2-Part Chilled Server is the perfect piece to store all your hot dog fixings. 36% off original price of $80.99. FINAL SALE PRICE with code SMS2019: $51.83 at Kohls.com.
Even if you’re not a professional mixologist, you can act like one with The Ultimate Party Drink Book. With thousands of cocktails to choose from, you’ll never run out of ideas! 38% off original price of $17.00. FINAL SALE PRICE: $10.38 at Walmart.com.
Your French Martinis will look fabulous in these Profile martini glasses. Plus, the price is so affordable that you won’t worry if any of them break! 80% off original price of $50.00. FINAL SALE PRICE with code FS11: $9.78 at Oneida.com.