LASA is bringing back their Handaan (Handaan translates to celebration/feast in Tagalog) event series Friday September 13th . For this 2nd iteration of Handaan they are hosting Chef Ross Magnaye of Rice Paper Sister, Australia & Chef Jordy Navarra of TOYO, Philippines for a very special ONE NIGHT ONLY 7 course tasting menu. Expect a celebration inspired by progressive Filipinx flavors.
Where: LASA 727 N Broadway #120 Los Angeles, CA 90012
What: Special 7 course menu
Cost : Ticket: $120 per person (plus tax and gratuity)
*Curated list of wine will be available during event for additional purchase*
More information about the visiting chefs below.
Chef Ross Magnaye of Rice Paper Scissors taps into his filipino heritage to recreate flavors from his childhood, infusing them with elements of south east asian cuisine from his extensive travels. Chef has spent time cooking in Brazil at DOM, under Chef Alex Atala as well as Aziamendi in Thailand under Chef Eneko Atxa. The Melbourne food scene has dubbed him the king of collabs and he has both hosted and been a part of some incredible dinners. He has even collaborated at Le Servan in Paris, with our Filipinx sisters Tatiana & Katia Levha. Were excited to share his experience of Filipino Australian flavors.
Chef Jordy opened TOYO eatery in March 2016 serving heightened Filipino dishes using local ingredients and is a reflection of Navarra's heritage, memories, training and experience. Chef previously trained at the Fat Duck in UK and Bo Innovation in Hong Kong. TOYO was awarded the 43rd place on the list of Asia's 50 Best Restaurants, making it the best restaurant in the Philippines of 2019. Were excited to share TOYO's influential progressive pinoy cuisine.
Brothers Chad & Chase Valencia are behind this modern Filipino-American restaurant. Honored as a Food & Wine 2018 Restaurant of the Year, they began with backyard summer dinners and worked their way into their own brick and mortar space in Chinatown, LA. Expect salty, acidic and funky flavors of Filipino cuisine that's influenced by the clean, bright and balanced So Cal market-driven culture along with a seasonal & thoughtfully curated natural wine list, you end up with quite an L.A. dining experience like no other.