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Secret Monkey Social Club

  • Dolcezza Factory 550 Penn Street Northeast Washington, DC, 20002 United States (map)

Lukas B. Smith & Shayna Blass' Secret Monkey Social Club, returns to Dolcezza Gelato Factory & Coffee Lab on March 23, 2015 with special guests

 

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

Suze

Turmeric

Toasted Mustard Seed

Lemon

 

Punch a la Romaine (adapted from Tom Bullock's "The Ideal Bartender"):

Mt. Gay Rum

Champagne

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

Cynar

Alvear Montilla

Smoked Pistachio Orgeat

Darjeeling

Lime

Earlier Event: March 19
Passion Play
Later Event: May 12
Cabaret