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By Mar Yvette
Ready for your close-up? Even if you're not one of the glittery, overprivileged few who will be basking in superfluous glory at the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 27, there's no reason you can't party-and eat and get pampered-like an A-lister. I'm not talking about those invite-only parties for the rich, famous, and hyper-ego'd. I'm talking about glammed up dishes, stellar cocktails and special red-carpet experiences for the rest of us. Read on to find out where to go for some Oscar-inspired fun around Los Angeles.