The Oscars are Sunday, February 22, so we’re rolling out the red carpet for the best bites from around the country that’ve gone Hollywood. These scene stealers have made some of Hollywood’s most iconic cameos from Magnolia Bakery’s cathartic cupcakes in Sex in the City to a famous NY Deli’s meat-gasam inducing pastrami sandwiches in When Harry Met Sally.
Taste buds everywhere are giving these bites two thumbs up.
Ben’s Chili Bowl —State of Play Order Russell Crowe’s “regular” in State of Play — smothered chili half smokes. They’re the perfect fuel for investigating the seedy underbelly of D.C.
Twede’s Cafe —Twin Peaks As a nod to this small screen, soon-to-be silver screen starlet, Twede’s cherry pie from Twin Peaks continues to go great with a “damn fine cup of coffee”!
Sarabeth’s —It’s Complicated Sarabeth’s lent their iconic New York kitchen to Meryl Streep in It’s Complicated . Streep even used owner, Sarabeth Levine, as a hand double for the most authentic portrayal of flaky croissant mastery we’ve seen since Ratatouille .
Magnolia Bakery —The Devil Wears Prada & Sex in the City Magnolia’s famous frosting swirls made their debut on Sex in the City for some much needed cupcake therapy, then went on to star in Saturday Night Live ’s “Lazy Sunday” and The Devil Wears Prada .
Zabar’s —You’ve Got Mail Meg Ryan may have been zigzagging through this iconic Upper West Side gourmet grocery to avoid Tom Hanks in You’ve Got Mail , but it’s hard for anyone to avoid their freshly baked New York bagels and smoked salmon.
Cafe du Monde —Chef In Chef , Jon Favreau’s character introduces his son to the legendary French style beignets at Cafe du Monde. As you devour at home, remember, you’re never going to have your first beignet again.
Caroline’s Cakes —The Help Octavia Spencer’s beautiful seven layer caramel cake in The Help was kindly supplied by Caroline’s Cakes. A best dressed red carpet contender for sure!
Serendipity 3 —Serendipity Share a romantic Serendipity 3 dessert with your loved one like John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale in Serendipity . It’s providence, you see!
William Greenberg Desserts —Seinfeld William Greenberg’s most popular treat, the black and white cookie, played a pivotal role in Jerry’s musings on racial harmony. Look to these cookies and all your problems will be solved.
Papaya King —Seinfeld In the classic New York show about nothing, the iconic hot dog stand makes a cameo when Kramer leaves the movie ticket line for one of their snappy franks.