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Food'N'Flix: Only You...Let's Go Way Back for a 90s Rom-Com

This month, October 2021, I am hosting Food'N'Flix, the movie-watching, food-making group rallied by Heather of All Roads Lead to the Kitchen. So to kick off the last quarter of the year, I chose Only You*. I guess I should specify that I am referring to the 1994 Only You...not the 2018 one that I didn't know existed anyway.

I know this is not a festive, Halloween flick that includes witches or monsters, but it is one of my favorite rom-coms and my family and I were just talking about the Marisa Tomei-Robert Downey, Jr. connection. The boys only know those actors as Aunt May and Tony Stark from the Marvel movies...but I told them that that pairing goes waaaayyy back. So, we popped it in. And, then, Jake said I should host it for Food'N'Flix. Done.

This movie begins in Pittsburgh and then the characters traipse throughout Italy from Venice to Rome and down the Amalfi Coast. After watching it again there's not a ton of food. I mean, you see them at several restaurants and one of my favorite movie scenes - ever! - takes place in a restaurant that was around the corner from my apartment when I lived in Trastevere in 1997.

So, feel free to watch and get inspired by anything you see. Or watch and just makes your favorite Italian dish. I'll take it. It appears you can rent it to stream on Amazon. And I did see several copies in our library system. Fingers crossed that this won't be difficult for the group's members to find.

How to Participate
I hope you'll join the fun. Watch the movie, then post about it on your blog with a link back to this post and to Food'N'Flix. Use of the logo is optional.

Your post must be current (during month of film). And of course we don't mind if your post is linked to other events...the more the merrier. Have fun with it!

Email your entries to me at: constantmotioncamilla [at] gmail [dot] com and include...
  • Your name
  • Your blog's name and URL
  • The name of your dish and the permalink to the specific post you're submitting
  • Attach a photo of any size (or just give me permission to "pull" one from your post)
  • Indicate "Food 'n Flix Submission" in the subject line
  • Deadline for submission: October 29th. I will have the round-up posted by the 30th.

Comments

  1. We watched it last night. It was a kick seeing them so young. Thanks for hosting Cam

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  2. Trying to decide whether this will be a solo view for me or if I pop it in with The Hubs. He does enjoy seeing the Italian terrain so maybe.... Had to laugh about your kiddo's perception of Tomei and Downey!

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