Secret Monkey Social Club, March 23 2015

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What: Secret Monkey Social Club, the brainchild of Lukas B. Smith (currently of Dram & Grain and Jack Rose Dining Saloon, formerly beverage director of Daikaya) and Shayna Blass (actress, singer and dancer, appearing in Passion Play currently at Forum Theater), aims to pay homage to the cabarets of decades past with a lounge environment full of drinks and jazz. 

When: Monday, March 23, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dolcezza Gelato Factory & Coffee Lab, 550 Penn St. NE, Washington DC 20002

Details: Guests will enjoy six new punches prepared by Smith at $9 per pour, and cabaret performances lead by Blass throughout the night. Local talent Navid “Navi” Azeez will provide an opening performance as well. This event is 21+, and there is no door charge.

The Drinks: Smith will be joined behind the bar by Dan Searing, co-owner of Room 11 and author of “The Punch Bowl.” Searing will prepare a punch and help host the festivities.

The following is a portion of Smith’s menu thus far:

Soirée Not Sorry
Boyd & Blair
Dolin Blanc
Toasted Mustard Seed

Punch a la Romaine (adapted from Tom Bullock’s “The Ideal Bartender”)
Mt. Gay Rum
Oleo d’Orange
Myrrh-infused Nitro Meringue

The Jekyll and Lindbergh
Avocado-washed Aviation Gin
Scorched Lime Oleo
Génépi Espuma
Kampot Pepper

A Song of Experience
Angel’s Envy Bourbon
Alvear Montilla
Smoked Pistachio Orgeat

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