Our #ccOscars14 Oscar Viewing Party at Soho House + swag bag contest!

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After our amazing day at The Four Seasons it was time to scurry downtown to the Soho House for the main event.

We love the Oscars and after hosting a fun viewing party last year at my place, we thought it would be even better to have a bit more space and invite more people.  We booked the private room at Soho House, created a custom menu that coincided with the Best Film nominees and a delicious specialty drink menu courtesy of Grey Goose.

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We ate:

Gravity:   Meteors or meatballs, spicy tomato, pecorino

Her: Assorted pizzette – She encourages him to eat pizza

12 Years A Slave: Mini blackberry tart – the blackberry Chiwetel’s character uses to write the letter

Dallas Buyers Club: Short rib, horseradish, gruyere sliders – the one meal Mcconaughey’s character eats is a steak dinner so the short rib slider was our nod to that

Captain Philips: Beef empanadas – we wanted samosas as they’re eaten in Somalia (where the pirates are from in the movie) but they couldn’t make them small enough so empanadas were a delicious alternative

Philomena – French fries – the movie set in Ireland and though we could have served salad with croutons (the one thing Dench’s character mentioned she loved)  we went with a potato dish that we knew everyone would gobble up

Nebraska- Beer battered fish – the main character drinks a ton of beer and most people enjoy beer battered anything

Wolf Of Wall Street: Spicy shrimp, chili aioli – a stand in for the lobster that Leo’s character throws at the FBI

And we drank (see menu and recipes HERE) Le Fizz and Lower East Side were my fave!

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There wasn’t enough seating but look how chivalrous these boys are?

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My favorite little guy even showed up in a tux!

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We had mini awards and gift bags at the party and Janet (above in red) won as our Best Dressed – how fab is she?  Her prize was a Felony Case snakeskin iphone 5 case.  Because not all of you were able to join us at our event, we wanted to give you all a chance to win 1 of 2 of our insanely packed gift bags!!!

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Included in the bag:

– Snakeskin Felony Case

– Le Chateau Gift Card

– Reese Gift Card

– Calvin Klein Euphoria lotion and shimmer powder

– A Nicole by OPI nail polish

– PUR aspertame free vegan gum

– Moroccanoil mousse

-a delicious Oscar cookie by PS by Prettysweet!

Here’s how to enter to win the #ccOscars14 gift bag:

1. Leave a comment with your pick for best dressed at the real Oscars in Hollywood (my pick was hands down Kate Hudson)

2. Tweet this post and include us @cocoandcowe and #ccOscars14

3. Like us and this post on Facebook

Good luck! A winner will be chosen by the end of next week.

Special thanks for BCBG for the stunning dress and to Banoo for the amazing head piece!

xxo,

[coco]

p.s. more photos from the night HERE