"Led by Bar Manager Brock Schulte, the menu gets inspiration from the butterfly migration, as each section traces various flight paths and uses that geography to inspire the “flavors and seasonality” of the ingredients in each cocktail."

"In Negroni fashion – strong, bitter, sweet – we combine some pretty interesting flavors and serve them in a Julep-style cocktail so a guest who orders it has an idea what to expect."

"The ice cube, a perfect 2x2-inch block, is etched with the outline of a Monarch butterfly."

Kansas City is ready to try the cocktails at The Monarch Cocktail Bar & Lounge when it opens next month, and it looks like the food will be equally impressive. Theresia Ota has signed on as the luxe bar's new executive chef.

"The hottest new bar opening in Kansas City this summer has now hired one of the most talented and well-rounded group of bartenders in the city to run it.

David Manica, president and owner of Kansas City’s MANICA Architecture, and the force behind the new The Monarch Co...

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