Proper offers locally sourced down-home comfort food with a Southwestern slant. Try a stack of super-huge cheddar biscuits smothered in sweet ancho-chile sausage gravy and garnished with shredded locally grown sage.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Locally sourced and sustainable ingredients are key to the menu. . . . The food. The glorious food, looking as good as it tastes thanks to executive chef Kris Vrolyk.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Oh, what a fabulous night. Edie Jarolim knew the chef at Proper Restaurant so us food writers, myself and Rita Connelly, were invited to the friends and family opening. Let’s hear it for elegantly-inspired industrial chic. Think high ceilings, exposed pipes, polished wood, scored concrete floors, plush colorful banquettes. Let the noise level ring.