Poster for The French Connection Film Feast

The French Connection Film Feast

Director: William Friedkin Run Time: 104 min. Format: DCP Rating: R Release Year: 1971

Starring: Fernando Rey, Gene Hackman, Marcel Bozzuffi, Roy Scheider, Tony Lo Bianco

Ride along with two New York cops as they tail heroin suspects in Nitehawk and Four Horsemen’s special Film Feast presentation of THE FRENCH CONNECTION.

A tale of crime, cops, and New York is best served with a glass of wine and french inspired cuisine. Based on a true story, William Friedkin’s Oscar-winning thriller The French Connection follows two New York City detectives Popeye Doyle (Gene Hackman) and Buddy Russo (Roy Scheider) as they attempt to break a narcotics smuggling ring and ultimately uncover “The French Connection.” But when one of the criminals tried to kill Doyle, he begins a deadly pursuit that takes him far outside the city limits.

As always, our Film Feasts serve each dish at the moment its inspirational scene comes on the screen!

MENU

DEAD MAN’S BAGUETTE
sheep’s milk ricotta, black mission figs, jambon de Bayonne, grilled baguette
Wine pairing – Sparkling wine with 1/4oz pastis drizzled on top

FRESH OYSTER
Beau Soleil oysters, “Marseilles” mignonette, fleur de sel
Wine pairing – Coteaux d’Aix-en-Provence Beatines Rosé 2015

FOUR STAR LUNCH
cote de boeuf, pomme puree, French onion “soup”, gruyere gratinee
Wine pairing – Chateau Saint Anne Bandol Rouge 2011

DIGESTIF
Armagnac-Tenareze 1988

1970 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL
vanilla cupcake, surprise Ferrero Rocher, Nutella buttercream, “heroin” sugar baggie
Wine pairing – Vignioble Alain Ignace Muscat Beaumes de Venise Coeur des Vignes 2014

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Menu items subject to change, no substitutions.