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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



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



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