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Madmen party! need ideas!

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We are having a Madmen themed dinner party. I need ideas of retro entrees that can be modernized. brainstorm anyone?

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    1. Betty threw a dinner party with a theme this past season. I think it was internationally themed, and featured the beer that was a new account for Sterling Cooper: bottled Heineken. Oh, here's mention of it in another thread: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/567421

      1. What IS a madmen themed dinner party? I feel a bit out of the loop..

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        1. re: gardencub

          Mad Men is a brilliant TV show on AMC about the advertising world (Mad-ison Ave.) circa 1960. Best show on TV and the Emmy to prove it.

          1. re: adamshoe

            I feel so backwards. I am usually up on these things.. Well I will add it to my must watch list.

        2. Shrimp cocktail and bloody mary's.

          1. Besides the dinner party that Betty hosted, they also had an early episode when she came in to the city and had dinner with Don. She started with tomato juice. Then I think she had the sole...with creamed spinacn and potatoes au gratin.