Posts Tagged ‘Willy Wonka’

I’m off to L.A. for the weekend, and my schedule there will probably mean I’ll have to take a brief hiatus from my “blog post every day for a month” pledge. But before I sign off for a few days…

My trip to the land of movie stars has gotten me thinking about great food scenes in film. There are tons to choose from, but a nostalgic favorite of mine is the Chocolate Room scene in Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Not the new Johnny Depp remake, but the old-school, Gene Wilder version.

These days there’s CGI, but the giant candies that look plastic-y now were enough to convince the budding foodie that I was back then. I always wished I could take a drink from the chocolate waterfall (although I’ll pass on the creepy boat ride…you know what I’m talking about).

Looking forward to thinking about other great food scenes, and entire movies, for a future post!


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