Flores Concepts, the culinary group that is been serving up delicious bites El Charro Café and various other dining places, is completely ready to add a different 1 to the impressive listing in downtown Tucson.

The spouse and children of dining establishments has opened its new revolutionary kitchen and patio, The Monica, at 40 E. Congress St., which is in the Hexagon constructing.

Photograph courtesy of The Monica on Fb

Chef Carlotta Flores calls the new strategy a “collection of relatives recipes from all over our table and the tables in our local community curated and co-created by our awesome workforce of chefs and food-loving gurus.”

That is just what it is, also, currently being that they’ve gathered recipes from various cooks included in the El Charro loved ones, as effectively as a host of other people that are recognized for their scratch cooking and family recipes. On the other hand, The Monica isn’t solely a Mexican-centric kitchen.

The Monica

Image courtesy of Don Guerra on Instagram

A single of the collaborators in this new enterprise is Don Guerra of Barrio Bread, who’s also co-operator of Barrio Charro with Carlotta Flores. No matter whether it is finding up one of Guerra’s artisan loaves or buying a Barrio Bread Baguette Pizza, you’re in for a handle.

Roma-Fashion Pizzas and Hand-Pulled Pizzettas are also obtainable — produced with heritage Barrio grains and flour, nearby ingredients, added virgin olive oil, and new toppings of your choice.

All collectively, you have received the alternative to purchase from one of the Pantry Recipes menus, which contain Barrio Breakfast Toasts and Tartines, Pesto & Papas, and Tamale Bowls, or the Plated Recipes menus that function the likes of Albondigas Béchamel, Small Rib Rustico, Salmon Citron, and the Rooster Pesto Baguette.

The Monica

Photograph courtesy of Don Guerra on Instagram

Within the cafe, there is a private eating room area, a regional craft retail shop providing downtown way of living necessities, open flooring indoor seating, a spacious patio, and a whole-service bar.

When it arrives to the whole-company bar, there is a great deal to opt for from. It caters to these searching for a espresso or tea and then also to the folks that are searching for a thing a bit more powerful — cocktails, nearby craft beer, and wine.

Plus, there is a Content Hour from 3 – 6 p.m. on Monday – Friday.

The Monica

Image courtesy of The Monica on Facebook

The name at the rear of The Monica is a tribute to Monica Flin, the founder of Tucson’s oldest restaurant spouse and children. It’ll be Tucson’s first buffet and pantry-type kitchen area which is aiming to convey back again a model of ease and comfort, basic, and customized taking in.

The hrs 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 until 10 p.m. on Sunday – Thursday and right until midnight on Friday and Saturday.

The Monica is situated at 40 E. Congress St. For much more facts, check out themonicatucson.com.