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sloped May 14, 2007 01:01 PM

Aside from White Russians, what else should (could) be served at a Big Lebowksi themed party? All creative answers welcome.

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    anna banana May 14, 2007 02:14 PM

    What a great idea for a party!-- depending on where you're located, could you get a bunch of In n Out burgers, or make something resembling them? I hope you've got a rug that brings the room together ;)

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      mutant4 May 14, 2007 02:18 PM

      cups of Ralph's coffee
      pigs in blankets
      lingonberry pancakes
      bottles of beer
      peanuts

    2. spabettie May 14, 2007 02:30 PM

      We've hosted Lebowski parties... obviously the White Russians are a must; Sasparilla root beer, any bar munchies and bowling-alley food... I make cut out cookies, which are frosted with sayings like "Abide", "Nihlist", "Achiever", etc... wear bathrobes, or have everyone dress as their favorite character.

      Have fun!!

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        MOOKIECOOKIE May 15, 2007 12:19 PM

        maybe some pinkie-toe shaped hot dogs, cookies, or some other bite-sized delights.

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        isadorasmama May 14, 2007 02:46 PM

        Marijuana of course!
        Just kidding (ahem) but what a great idea for a party!!
        Ever hear of the Lebowski Fest? You might get some ideas from their site:
        http://www.lebowskifest.com/fests.asp

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          harrie May 14, 2007 04:30 PM

          If it's not too gross....take a basic Mexican Wedding Cake type of cookie recipe, shape the cookies into little toes instead of balls, and paint a red toenail on each?

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            frankbooth May 14, 2007 05:13 PM

            LINGONBERRY PANCACKES!!!

            1. augustiner May 14, 2007 05:27 PM

              bunny.

              1. ElsieDee May 14, 2007 10:54 PM

                I seem to recall a conversation when the Dude, Donny, and Walter were talking about driving out to the "Valley" and stopping at an In-N-Out ... and then there's a later scene where they're driving down the road and appear to be eating In-N-Out burgers and drinking from the In-N-Out cups.

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                  dagrassroots May 15, 2007 10:27 AM

                  Corn beef hash

                  1. eLizard May 15, 2007 02:12 PM

                    you could always serve rabbit....you know, like bunny.... i know, it's a stretch.

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                      john May 16, 2007 10:18 AM

                      Cans of MGD

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                        TheDescendedLefticleOfAramis May 16, 2007 05:35 PM

                        Unless you're stocked up on Creamora, there is no "aside from White Russians"!

                        1. Emme May 16, 2007 09:27 PM

                          Great ideas thus far... I would def go bowling alley finger foods, but check this "fest" out http://www.lebowskifest.com/news.asp

                          Of course, you could also watch the movie and play the drinking game! http://www.ringthis.com/tv_drinking_g...

                          Either require bowling shirts, or make cheap ones for your guests... or raid a thrift store :-)

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