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Director: Christopher Nolan Run Time: 113 min. Format: Digital Rating: R Release Year: 2000

Starring: Carrie-Anne Moss, Guy Pearce, Joe Pantoliano, Mark Boone Junior

Nitehawk’s July FILM FEAST features Memento with an inspired menu by Guest Chef Carla Hall (Co-host of ABC Television Network’s “The Chew,” competitor and Fan Favorite on Bravo’s “Top Chef,” and owner of Carla Hall Petit Cookies).

Featuring Guest Chef Carla Hall

The last thing that Leonard remembers is the death of his wife but, without the capability to remember or to create new memories, he is blindly searching for the truth and no amount of post-it notes, letters, or tattoos can satisfy his knowledge permanently. Christopher Nolan’s mind-twisting/who-can-you-trust Memento features the two lives of Leonard (pre and post memory loss) and the two intersect somewhere in the middle. Through this, the audience discoveries not only the truth but the painful awareness that it’s something unattainable for Leonard. Let’s just say personal history is doomed to repeat itself.

On selecting this film, Carla said, “I like movies that are clever and make you think. Memento definitely fits the bill. I chose a menu that is loosely based on the idea of the movie, but it also makes you think.”

“BACKWARDS MENU”  by Carla Hall*

Fact 1
Inside-out Sammy Jenkins
maple black-pepper glazed bacon, lettuce, tomato mayo, toast
Drink pairing: Doc’s Cider

Fact 2
Fruits and Cream
spicy tomato soup, basil cream
Drink pairing: 2012 Chateau Haut Rian Bordeaux Blanc

Fact 3
Squid Ink Linguine
julienned zucchini & cucumbers, feta, dill
Drink pairing: 2011 Tselepos Moschofilero, Arcadia, Greece

Fact 4
Hot Fried Chicken Salad
shredded cabbage, corn grits
Drink pairing: Brooklyn Radius Saison

Fact 5
Strawberry Shortcake Cocktail
strawberry compote, biscuit dippers, whipped cream
Drink pairing: Tullia Brut Rose 


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