Monkey King, the Gaslamp Quarter’s Southeast Asian-inspired restaurant will celebrate a “Drinksgiving” fit for a king with $5 Monkey Mai Tai cocktails and buy one pineapple or punchbowl cocktail, get one half-priced from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21.
Created by beverage director Ryan Andrews, Monkey King’s signature Monkey Mai Tai is made with Bacardi rum, Añejo Cuatro, toasted cashew orgeat, lime, dry curaҫao and R&D house bitters. The restaurant’s shareable-sized portions, a 27-oz. stainless steel pineapple serving four for $48; and an 88-oz. ceramic conch shell serving 8 for $80, will be available for buy one, get one half-off throughout the night. Among the supersized cocktails available are the Singapore Sling, with Azuñia Blanco tequila, lime, Benedictine, pineapple, cherry and R & D house bitters; Lao-Lao Mule, with Old Forester bourbon, ginger, lime, mint, tamarind and R&D aromatic #7 bitters; Rikky Tikki Tavi with Ketel One, Thai basil, lemongrass and lime; and more.
More information is available by calling (619) 359-8897 or online at monkeykingsd.com.
About Monkey King
Monkey King draws inspiration from its Prohibition-era past and humble beginnings as an illegal lottery house in the 1800s, bringing its history to life through Southeast Asian cuisine and handcrafted cocktails. Located at 467 5th Ave. just south of Island Ave. in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter,Monkey King is open for dinner daily from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Happy hour is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, serving specially-priced appetizers and drinks. More information about Monkey King is available on the website at www.monkeykingsd.com, by calling (619) 359-8897, and on Facebook and Instagram at @MonkeyKingSanDiego and Twitter@MonkeyKingSD.
About GBOD Hospitality Group
GBOD Hospitality Group was founded in 2012 by brothers Raymond and Patrick Davoudi in San Diego with the opening of Mezé Greek Fusion in San Diego’s Gaslamp Quarter. Two new partners, Joe Santos and Aleko Achtipes, joined GBOD in 2014 with the aim to build a portfolio of dynamic hospitality brands. Building on the success of Mezé, GBOD took over operations of Prohibition, an underground speakeasy at 548 5th Ave. in February 2017; followed by the opening El Chingon Bad Ass Mexican in May 2017; Mezé at Liberty Station in June 2017; and Havana 1920, located at 548 5th Ave. in October 2017. GBOD added Monkey King, located at 467 5th Ave., to its portfolio in June 2018. With six restaurants now under its umbrella, GBOD is now working to develop sister companies in related industries. More information is on the website at www.gbodgroup.com, and on Facebook, Instagramand Twitterat @GBODGroup.