Win Tickets to Julie & Julia Screening

Julia Child, or Meryl Streep?
Julia Child, or Meryl Streep? Photo: Courtesy of Columbia Pictures

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?