One-Year Anniversary Celebration & Open House On Thursday, June 1 from 8-11 p.m.
(LOS ANGELES; May 17, 2017) – Since opening in Downtown Los Angeles’ Financial District in 2016, miro (Modern. Italian. Regional. Offerings.) has loyally served business professionals and urban dwellers with its distinct European cuisine and stunning and stylish dining room with dramatic high ceilings and front row viewing of the downtown skyline. In honor of the one-year anniversary, miro will unveil the downstairs Whiskey Lounge, complete with an invite-only “Vault” tasting room, and will celebrate the launch with a party open to the public featuring food, live music and whiskey tastings on Thursday, June 1. In addition, miro will offer a special month-long anniversary menu of rare whiskey and steak pairings, and introduce some exciting new offerings such as the “2 for $24” power lunch, 8-8-8 happy hour, a brand new patio and weekend brunch.
“We have enjoyed a prosperous first year in downtown LA, and are excited to expand our offerings to align with the continued growth in the area,” said miro owner Henrick Nazarian. “Our team has been hard at work launching creative, globally-inspired new menus, an inviting outdoor patio and underground Whiskey Lounge just in time for summer.”
The newly revealed Whiskey Lounge at miro is an upscale getaway perfect for happy hour and large or small gatherings with a 20-seat crescent shaped bar to accompany an extensive whiskey list and farm-to-glass cocktails. The lounge is adorned with touches of gold and navy blue with fine stonework, and evokes the feeling of a modern speakeasy. The invite-only Vault inside The Whiskey Lounge offers a dimly lit escape with exposed brick walls and leather chesterfield couches and a collection of rare whiskies from around the world ranging from $12 to $400. The Vault is by reservation only. To inquire contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
From May 20 to June 20, miro will feature three distinctive steak and whiskey pairing menus that range from $65 to $900. The exclusive $900 dinner includes a 32 oz. grass fed Tomahawk Steak aged for 60-days from California’s Marin Sun Farms paired with 2016 Michter’s Celebration, a rare find with only 256 bottles produced. Michter’s Celebration is an American whiskey blend of six vintages by now-retired Master Distiller, Willie Pratt, aging from 10-30 years or more. The $65 and $85 menus include a grass-fed 60-day dry-aged steak, pasta and beef Carpaccio paired with Glen Scotia and WhistlePig Whiskey respectively.
Executive Chef Gavin Mills, the first-ever winner of Food Network’s Chopped, hasspearheaded the locally sourced concept since inception, creating innovative dishes with Italian, Mediterranean and other European influences using only the freshest farmers’ market ingredients. Among the most popular house-made dishes are the Rigatoni with Wild Mushrooms, Squid Ink Corzetti with lobster, tarragon and cherry tomato, Brussels Sprouts and Bacon Wood-Fired Pizza and Wild Scallop Crudo.
Also new to miro, is the “2 for $24” power lunch menu which caters to the daily business professional seeking approachable dishes and quick service with two items for $24. The menu includes a choice of soup or salad with Bucatini Arrabiata, Rigatoni, Roasted Salmon, Steak Sandwich or Chicken Milanese. In addition, miro now offers the 8-8-8 Happy Hour with eight dishes and a selection of eight cocktails for $8 until 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, as well as half price bottles of select wine on Monday nights and will launch weekend brunch starting June 11.
On Thursday, June 1, miro will host an anniversary party open to the public at 8 p.m. with complimentary passed hors d’oeuvres, whiskey tastings, live music and drink specials until 11 p.m. RSVP is required at http://miro1year.eventbrite.com.