Advertisement

Matthew Biancaniello 15-course cocktail menu at Chaya; La Descarga rum, cigars

Matthew Biancaniello 15-course cocktail menu at Chaya; La Descarga rum, cigars
White fir-infused Grand Poppy liqueur with fresh Satsuma and dried smoked tomatoes is one of Matthew Biancaniello's cocktail creations. (Marianna Jamadi)

Bartender Matthew Biancaniello is taking over the Kaisen sushi bar at Chaya in downtown Los Angeles for a special 15-course "omakocktail" event Jan. 24. Miss Chiffonade writer and cocktail maven Emily Han will join Biancaniello at the bar. A menu has yet to be finalized, but Biancaniello plans to serve a sort of greatest hits list of cocktails from the last two years, as well as a couple of new liquid and edible cocktails. The tasting will be accompanied by three courses of food from the Chaya culinary team. There will be two seatings, one at 6:30 p.m. and one at 8:30 p.m., with 24 total seats. Tickets are $175 per person and include food, tax and gratuity. Tickets can be purchased online. 525 S. Flower St., Los Angeles, (213) 236-9577, www.thechaya.com/.

La Descarga is hosting a cigars and rum event Wednesday at 8 p.m. The event will feature a hand-rolled cigar presentation, a Payne Mason cigar, five rum tasting from the Plantation Rum line of rums, and a full pour of the Plantation Rum of your choice. Tickets are $65 per person and can be purchased online. 1159 N. Western Ave, Los Angeles, (323) 466-1324, www.ladescargala.com/ .

Advertisement

Is it time for happy hour yet? Follow me on Twitter @Jenn_Harris_.

Advertisement
Advertisement