Food & Film

STAND BY ME Dinner Party

Director Rob Reiner
Year 1989
Starring Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O’Connell and Kiefer Sutherland
Run Time 89min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

More Info IMDb

Rob Reiner’s film about the sadness that comes with the end of childhood innocence still maintains an emotional resonance decades later. Starring the very talented young quartet of River Phoenix, Wil Wheaton, Jerry O’Connell and Corey Feldman, STAND BY ME encompasses all the joy and pain of adolescence with an honest and deft touch, something that is rarely seen in the genre these days

The story centers on Gordie (Wheaton) and his three friends trek out into the woods outside their Oregon hometown to find the rumored dead body of a young boy who went missing. What starts out as a fun adventure (well as fun as finding a dead body can be) soon turns into an a subtle, but undeniably life-changing for the four boys. Entertaining, moving, beautifully shot and naturally acted STAND BY ME is one of the most unpretentious looks at that too-often used buzz term of "coming of age."

To celebrate this modern classic we will be presenting it with three delicious courses themed to the film!

Amuse
Charred arbol marshmallow
(Paired with Saint Arnold Santo)

One
Ham Sandwich
Prosciutto on toasted brioche with baby arugula, crispy leeks, sherry vinaigrette and roasted roma tomatoes
(Paired with Karbach Sympathy for the Lager)

Two
Sic Balls
Fresh Hand Ground Beef Tenderloin Meatballs In A Pumpkin Truffle Broth With Shaved Asiago
(Paired with Buffalo Bayou 1836)

Three
Roast Bone in Pork Chop
Roast rubbed pork chop with sugarcane Coca-Cola glaze, burnt ear of white corn, roast brussels sprouts
(Paired with No Label Ridgeback)

Four
Fresh Blueberry pie
(Paired with Southern Star Buried Hatchet)

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