February 23, 2024


Taste the Home & Environment

‘The Monica’ officially opens its downtown kitchen, bar & patio

Flores Concepts, the culinary team that is been serving up delicious bites El Charro Café and multiple other dining places, is all set to increase another one particular to the remarkable listing in downtown Tucson.

The family members of places to eat has opened its new modern kitchen area and patio, The Monica, at 40 E. Congress St., which is in the Hexagon making.

Picture courtesy of The Monica on Fb

Chef Carlotta Flores calls the new strategy a “collection of family members recipes from about our desk and the tables in our neighborhood curated and co-created by our awesome staff of cooks and food-loving industry experts.”

That is precisely what it is, also, staying that they’ve gathered recipes from numerous chefs associated in the El Charro family, as perfectly as a host of other people that are recognised for their scratch cooking and family members recipes. Nevertheless, The Monica isn’t exclusively a Mexican-centric kitchen.

The Monica

Picture courtesy of Don Guerra on Instagram

One of the collaborators in this new undertaking is Don Guerra of Barrio Bread, who’s also co-operator of Barrio Charro with Carlotta Flores. Regardless of whether it’s choosing up one particular of Guerra’s artisan loaves or buying a Barrio Bread Baguette Pizza, you are in for a handle.

Roma-Design Pizzas and Hand-Pulled Pizzettas are also offered — designed with heritage Barrio grains and flour, neighborhood substances, excess virgin olive oil, and fresh new toppings of your desire.

All with each other, you have got the possibility to get from one particular of the Pantry Recipes menus, which involve Barrio Breakfast Toasts and Tartines, Pesto & Papas, and Tamale Bowls, or the Plated Recipes menus that characteristic the likes of Albondigas Béchamel, Short Rib Rustico, Salmon Citron, and the Rooster Pesto Baguette.

The Monica

Photo courtesy of Don Guerra on Instagram

Inside of the cafe, there is a private dining area place, a regional craft retail store giving downtown lifestyle necessities, open up flooring indoor seating, a spacious patio, and a complete-company bar.

When it comes to the full-services bar, there is a lot to pick from. It caters to individuals hunting for a espresso or tea and then also to the individuals that are hunting for some thing a bit stronger — cocktails, area craft beer, and wine.

As well as, there’s a Satisfied Hour from 3 – 6 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

The Monica

Picture courtesy of The Monica on Fb

The title driving The Monica is a tribute to Monica Flin, the founder of Tucson’s oldest cafe family members. It’ll be Tucson’s to start with buffet and pantry-design and style kitchen area that’s aiming to carry back again a design of comfort and ease, common, and custom made taking in.

The hours of procedure are 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Monday – Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Friday, 8 a.m. – 10 p.m. on Saturday, and 8 a.m. – 9 p.m. on Sunday. The Patio Bar is open till 10 p.m. on Sunday – Thursday and until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

The Monica is positioned at 40 E. Congress St. For far more information and facts, stop by themonicatucson.com.