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Family Meal: An Homage to Big Night

January 24, 2019, 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Our Family Meal themes typically center around a source of great inspiration—be it a regional cuisine, a country or even a holiday. But on January 24, we are holding a tribute to a work of art that is near and dear to restaurants all over America striving to practice the gospel of the true gourmand. One of the most striking foodie movies of all time, the small-budget 1996 dramedy Big Night is an ode to all things food and family related.

It’s nearly impossible to find a person who appreciates all things relative to great culinary artistry and yet hasn’t fallen in love with this movie (Obviously, if you do meet that person, he or she is clearly a philistine and you shouldn’t talk to them.) Roger Ebert declared that it treated “food not as a subject but as a language—the language by which one can speak to gods, can create, can seduce, can aspire to perfection.” We share a similar reverence for the profound pleasures of simple food, and for the impossibly lyrical charm of this unique film, and in that vein we hope to share our inspiration with you on a very special big night.


Wild Arugula & Romaine Salad
shaved parmesan, lemon, extra virgin olive oil

Goat Cheese Crostini
winter mushroom ragù, toasted focaccia

crispy risotto fritters, mozzarella, pancetta,
sofrito, calabrian peppers

Mary’s Organic Chicken Milanese
kale & almond pesto, preserved lemon

Baked Penne
grilled zucchini, olives, ricotta, spicy marinara

Pistachio Ice Cream
walnut shortbread cookies


As a reminder, a few things you should know:
Family Meal: An Homage to Big Night is $49 per person.
Optional Wine/Beverage Pairings may be offered at an additional charge.
There is no minimum person requirement, however parties of 3 or fewer guests may be combined with other parties.
Each night will be exclusively ‘Family Meal’ – the regular Arroyo Vino menu will not be available.
Due to the nature of the menu, there can be no substitutions or modifications.

Family Meal – $49 per person
Seatings at 5:00pm and 7:30pm
Call now to reserve your seats – 505.983.2100
Menu Subject To Change Based On Product Availability

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January 24, 2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Arroyo Vino
218 Camino La Tierra
Santa Fe, NM 87506 United States
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