🇫🇷 Monday February 12

On Monday February 12 (two days before Valentine’s Day), enjoy an exclusive preview screening of the new French food romance The Taste of Things, followed by a decadent three-course meal inspired by the film at Olivea Restaurant!

  • 5:30 pm – Movie at The Screening Room (120 Princess Street)
  • 8:00 pm – Dinner at Olivea Restaurant (39 Brock Street, one block away)


  • $110 per person – Includes movie admission, amuse bouche at the cinema, three-course meal, HST & gratuity (beverages not included)
  • Tickets may be purchased by phone (613-547-5483) or in-person at Olivea Restaurant.
  • Do not delay… our Dinner & A Movie events always sell out in advance!

The Taste of Things will begin its regular theatrical run at The Screening Room on February 23.

The Menu:

Hors d’oeuvre (served at the Theatre)

Vol-au-vent feuilleté à la ratatouille – Puff pastry vol-au-vent filled with ratatouille


Rémoulade de céleri-rave avec truite fumée – Celeriac remoulade with smoked trout

Plat Principal

Boeuf Bourguignon – Burgundian beef stew with bacon, mushrooms and onions


Poire au vin rouge – Red wine poached pear with whipped mascarpone and candied walnuts

The Film:

France, 1885. The talented cook Eugenie (Juliette Binoche) has worked for the preeminent gourmet Dodin for the last two decades. Their mutual admiration turns into a romance, and gives rise to dishes, one more delicious than the next, that confound even the world’s most illustrious chefs. But Eugenie is fond of her freedom and has never wanted to marry Dodin, so he decides to do something he has never done before: cook for her.

Lingering on the tongue like a sip of Châteauneuf-du-Pape, the film leaves one feeling a little drunk, desperately hungry and entirely alive.

Wall Street Journal

Food is a gift of love here – and romance courses through this delightful film.

Time Out
Runtime 135 minutes
Rated 14A
Directed By Anh Hung Tran
Starring Juliette Binoche, Benoît Magimel
Language French with English subtitles


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