Readers respond: 'My fave food scene in film is ...'

05:00 AM, Aug 15, 2013

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Written By by Whitney Matheson , USA TODAY

For this week’s contest, I asked you guys to share your favorite food scenes in film. Two winners received copies of a new cookbook, Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans.

Congrats to Rebecca M. in Nashville, who picked this scene from Fried Green Tomatoes as her favorite:

Our second winner, Chris P., selected this moment from Hook:

Below I’ve included a few other memorable food scenes from Pop Candy readers, along with my own pick. Thanks to everyone for participating, and look for a new contest next week!

From Maya O. (Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom):

From Elaine D. (Home Alone):

From Angel S. (Lady and the Tramp):

From Kerry M. (Nine 1/2 Weeks):

From Brad C. (Animal House):

From Billy T. (Blazing Saddles):

Kim M. (Chocolat):

From Theresa (Tempopo):

And from yours truly … it’s this moment from Woody Allen’s Sleeper: