As Netflix preps the streaming debut of its new Martin Scorsese film, The Irishman, the streamer is taking New York City’s Little Italy back to the day Jimmy Hoffa was reported missing:

Aug. 1, 1975.

On Nov. 22 and 23, participating restaurants throughout the five-block activation will offer free food—we’re assuming delicious Italian fare such as spaghetti, lasagne and bolognese simmered with garlic that’s been sliced razor thin—as well as drinks to those who “tell ‘em Jimmy sent you” from 9 a.m. to 7 a.m.

It’s all in honor of the streaming service’s upcoming film, which famously de-ages its trio of stars—Robert DeNiro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci—using CGI technology. The three-and-a-half-hour movie chronicles “one of the greatest unsolved mysteries in American history,” the disappearance of union leader Jimmy Hoffa, while exploring the inner workings and rivalries within organized crime.

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The streamer dropped a final trailer on Tuesday (above) ahead of its Nov. 27 release on Netflix. The film already debuted in select theaters on Nov. 1, after its world premiere at the 57th New York Film Festival on Sept. 27.

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