CEG’s recommendations for what to eat and drink during your quarantine movie marathon
As we inch closer to summer, a lot of us are itching to get outdoors and soak up the sun. We have a very unique season ahead of us, during this uncertain time. When we normally would be planning backyard BBQs, pool parties or weekend getaways, now we are tasked with finding creative ways to make the best of our time at home. We put together a list of movies and shows to pair with food and drinks from some of our favorite clients. Hopefully, this can make staying indoors a little easier for you.
What to watch: Julie and Julia (2009)
This film shares Julia Child’s experience of conquering French cuisine. Her story is intertwined with Julie Powell’s personal challenge to cook her way through all 524 recipes in Julia Child’s “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” cookbook. While the two characters are separated by time, they both are connected by a thirst to master each recipe.
Julie and Julia will inspire you to get into the kitchen and whip up your own home cooked meal. No need to enroll in culinary school, because Home Chef will allow you to effortlessly create delicious meals. Their weekly recipe rotation allows you to cook something new every night, just like the main characters in this film.
What to watch: Deadpool (2016)
Deadpool is an unconventional superhero movie. Wade Wilson becomes Deadpool after an evil scientist makes him the subject of an experiment, leaving him with accelerated healing powers. Deadpool uses his sense of humor to break the fourth wall and his newfound skills to hunt down the man that ruined his looks and his life.
While none of us are developing any superpowers while staying at home, we can expand on our existing strengths. Snack on a Verb bar for a jitter-free boost of energy. Stay alert and focused with any of the 4 delicious flavors they offer.
What to watch: The Good Place (2016)
The Good Place is a show about Eleanor Shellstrop’s journey navigating an interesting version of Heaven in the afterlife. She feels out of place, but finds herself creating unexpected connections with new friends, who help her as she works to better herself.
Watch The Good Place for an easy laugh and pair it with a bowl of Chocolate Drizzled Popcorn from Safe and Fair. Early in the series, Eleanor notices an abundance of frozen yogurt shops in her new neighborhood, and Safe and Fair’s Birthday Cake Granola could serve as a great topping for a cup of froyo.
What to watch: The Great Gatsby (2013)