On Monday, June 6th, Chaya Downtown Los Angeles is launching its Second Annual Japanese Beer Garden, taking place on the restaurant’s outdoor patio through Friday, September 2nd. Chef de Cuisine Kazuya Matsuoka’s special menu will be offered all summer, every Monday through Friday from 5pm to close. The Japanese Beer Garden will be exclusively at Chaya’s downtown location.
Chaya will set the mood with music and traditional Japanese lanterns, while diners can choose from a variety of Yakitori and Kushiyaki Skewers ($2 each), grilled to order on an authentic Yakitori grill set up on the patio. Items will include Bacon Date Skewers, Chicken, Beef Tongue, Short Rib, Shrimp, Shishito Pepper ($1) or Shiitake. Additional menu items include a Housemade Tofu Sampler ($9); Hokkaido Scallop Miso Gratin ($10); Tofu and Wagyu Beef Sukiyaki (Japanese hot pot, $12); Pork Shabu Shabu and Soba Salad ($9).
For the beer portion of the Beer Garden, Chaya is offering pitchers of Kirin ($15), Asahi Dry, and Japanese craft beers such as Ginga Kogen. Other libations will include specialty cocktails like the Sake Sangria ($8), sake flights that will change weekly, and Japanese single malt whiskies.
Second Annual Japanese Beer Garden
Beginning Monday, June 6, 2011 through Friday, September 2, 2011
Every Monday through Friday, 5pm to close
- Yakitori and Kushiyaki Skewers
- Kirin pitchers and Japanese craft beers
- Specialty cocktails
- Sake flights
- Japanese single malt whiskies
City National Plaza
525 S. Flower Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071
Photos by Joseph Moretti, courtesy of Chaya.