Tashan presents SWAGGER, a new LGBT party held on the third Thursday of each month. SWAGGER kicks-off this Thursday, June 21, 2012, from 6-9pm, at 777 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148. Guests are invited to mix and mingle while enjoying Tashan’s “777 Happy Hour” specials, with small plates, select wines and specialty cocktails for $7. Free hors d’oeuvre samples, half price beer and door prizes will round out the festivities. Admission is free. Each month a portion of the food and bar proceeds will benefit a local LGBT charity. June’s beneficiary is QFEST, Philadelphia’s gay and lesbian international film festival.
Tashan’s famous “777 Happy Hour” will feature a mix of exceptional cuisine, one-of-a-kind cocktails and select wines for only $7 each. SWAGGER happy hour specials are served only in the bar, lounge and outdoor dining area.
Small bite specials will include Gol Gappa, hollow Durom Puffs with a spicy potato filling and tangy mint cilantro water, and Chicken Patanga, supreme roulades with a nuts and onion raisin stuffing, and pomegranate Makhni sauce. Specialty cocktails will include Tashan, with Penn 1681 Vodka, Blueberries, Lemongrass and Green Cardamom, and the Mumbai, with Gin, Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth, Orange and Nutmeg. Select wines will include Malvar Zestos, Sula Sauvignon Blanc, Fabre Montmayou Torrontes, Le Fruit Defendu Cinsault and Ken Forrester Petit Pinotage.
Additionally, half priced beer selections will include Kingfisher (American Lager brewed in India), Taj Mahal (American Lager brewed in India), Yards Philly Pale Ale, Voodoo White Magick of the Sun and Sculpin IPA.
"Our goal is to throw an amazing party that lets us get to know the local community while giving back to a worthwhile cause,” said Assistant General Manager Brion Pizzi. SWAGGER’s first beneficiary will be Philadelphia QFEST, a renowned gay and lesbian film festival presented by the Philadelphia Cinema Alliance. QFEST runs July 12 to July 20, 2012 at various center city locations. For more information, visit Philadelphia QFEST on Facebook or visit www.qfest.org.
Admission to SWAGGER is free. Valet parking is available. Tashan is located at 777 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19148. For more information, call Tashan at 267-687-2170, contact Aversa PR & Events at 215-840-9216, and follow SWAGGER on facebook.com/SwaggerTashan and twitter/swaggertashan.