A Spirited Great Gatsby Gathering

May  7, 2013


We're guessing you've noticed: Great Gatsby excitement is at an all-time high. With the movie premiering later this week, we're breaking out our most flapper-esque dresses, and turning up the jazz music.

While the food of the 1920s may have left something to be desired, the bites below are definitely worthy of a West Egg gathering. Whatever you do, don't forget the gin -- and enjoy the fact that it's no longer Prohibition!

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Grilled (or Broiled) Oysters with a Sriracha Lime Butter by melissav 


Champagne Cocktail by Erika Kotite


Fig and Blue Cheese Savories by TheRunawaySpoon


Creamy Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms by ADRIENE


Tea Egg Salad by savorthis


Martini by Erika Kotite


Herbed Biscuit Bites with Ricotta Cream and Onion Jam by mrslarkin


Rosemary Gin Cocktail by Amy Stafford @ A Healthy Life For Me


Paprika-Scented Manchego Chorizo Puffs by Half-Buzzed Hostess


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Written by: Sarah_Sherwood

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Rumi143 May 7, 2013
I'm not sure if I read the same book as everyone else, but these Great Gatsby parties are sort of antithetical to the meaning of the book. I'm not passing judgment and I'm certainly not an ascetic, but this new trend is certainly hilarious.
AntoniaJames May 7, 2013
I agree. Much better to call these "Scott and Zelda pre-October 1929" parties. This trend seems to be about finding themes for parties. ;o)
thirschfeld May 7, 2013
guess it's time to break out the still