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Farm Education Resource Network

Proper Partners with FERN

Proper is pleased to announce their partnership with Farm Education Resource Network (FERN). FERN secures local food sources in the desert Southwest through educational exchanges between current producers engaged in diverse ecologically conscious agriculture and a new generation of food producers. FERN envisions a network of food producers who connect students of all ages to […]

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Proper Tucson, one of downtown’s most recent eateries, added a new element to their already unique dining experience this past Friday, giving patrons one more reason to stop in and try some of their delectable “bites.” Its newly-opened patio seating area features an outdoor bar, giving the restaurant a new airy, open feel and an opportunity for guests to enjoy the springtime weather. “It adds a whole new element,” Kim Bower, Proper Tucson’s general manager said. “It’s super inviting.”

Proper provides a very happy hour

Proper Tucson, one of downtown’s most recent eateries, added a new element to their already unique dining experience this past Friday, giving patrons one more reason to stop in and try some of their delectable “bites.” Its newly-opened patio seating area features an outdoor bar, giving the restaurant a new airy, open feel and an […]

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Hot Happy Hours in Tucson

Happy Hour is a wonderful concept. What’s better than discounted food and drinks BEFORE you get your meal… umm nothing. It should really be called Happy Hour(s) though, because, really, why limit happy to an hour? Most last for a few hours, just enough time for customers to get slap happy and order more than […]

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100 Essential Dishes: Prop Prop Wings

In our 2013 Best of Tucson issue, one of the staff picks called Proper’s Prop Prop Wings the “Best Future Addition to Tucson’s 100 Essential Dishes.” Proper’s sweet, spicy and fish-sauce funky take on Portland, Oregon’s famous Thai restaurant Pok Pok’s appetizer is among a bunch of their menu items that could have made this […]

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Proper’s menu features the “Mother’s Demise” as its standout shrub cocktail, made with gin, house-made ginger syrup, lime juice, Aperol and a raspberry shrub. “This is a super bright, super refreshing cocktail, where the element of vinegar pairs so well with the juniper notes of the gin,” she said. While she personally developed the recipe for this beverage, Femeyer concluded with a bit of a warning. “They do go down pretty easy.”

Prune these shrubs at Wilko and Proper

Proper’s menu features the “Mother’s Demise” as its standout shrub cocktail, made with gin, house-made ginger syrup, lime juice, Aperol and a raspberry shrub. “This is a super bright, super refreshing cocktail, where the element of vinegar pairs so well with the juniper notes of the gin,” she said. While she personally developed the recipe […]

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Your Guide to 30 Downtown Restaurants

Proper is part of SLO Restaurant Concepts, serving brunch and dinner. Their focus is on local, fresh, and organic food, which shows through their business strategy as well. Reclaimed materials, like beetle-kill pine and wood to be exact, are used in their restaurant. Menu items include a Sweet Ancho Sausage Biscuit for breakfast or Chickpea […]

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Already a well-received fixture nestled firmly at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Congress Street, Proper has designs on not only bringing you their great menu of American-style spins on classic dishes and trendy favorites, made solely from locally-sourced meat, dairy, and produce, but also has plans in the works to extend that outreach via an alliance with FERN, the Farm Education Resource Network.

Proper holds “cash mob” event to support farm education, has designs on brand new meatery

Already a well-received fixture nestled firmly at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Congress Street, Proper has designs on not only bringing you their great menu of American-style spins on classic dishes and trendy favorites, made solely from locally-sourced meat, dairy, and produce, but also has plans in the works to extend that outreach via […]

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Proper goes all “simple life”

Tucson eatery, Proper, 300 E. Congress St., has partnered with locally based Farm Education Resource Network or FERN, to solidify the “farm to table” culture. Proper Tucson will be donating 1 percent of cash sales for 2014 to fund an apprenticeship program providing opportunities for the future farmers of Arizona. Proper is known for its […]

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A Proper Partnership

Since their opening in May, Proper has been known for its reliance on ingredients sourced from local farms and ranches and consistently supports Tucson’s blossoming farming community. As part of their training, Proper’s servers and kitchen staff visit the local farmers, growers and purveyors they frequent to establish relationships and improve staff knowledge of the […]

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