Win Tickets to Julie & Julia Screening

Julia Child, or Meryl Streep?

The launch of the Grub Street Network is cause for celebration, so we’re going to the movies. Come with! One lucky Grub Street reader and a guest will join us at a preview screening of Julie & Julia at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, July 28, at Clearview’s Chelsea Cinema. Before the movie, you’ll enjoy a drink or two on us at a VIP cocktail reception. (There might even be a few local chefs in attendance.) To win the tickets, cast your own cooking movie. Below is a list of New York chefs and food personalities. Which Hollywood actors should play them in a movie? E-mail us your picks and a one-sentence explanation for all the names by 9 a.m. on Monday, July 27. We’ll announce the winner later that day.

Who should play ...
Dan Barber
Mario Batali
Anthony Bourdain
Tom Colicchio
Padma Lakshmi
Wylie Dufresne
Lidia Bastianich
Rachael Ray
Danny Meyer
Eric Ripert
... in a movie, and why?