July 16, 2018

"Each menu from The Monarch is created to mirror the annual migration of the monarch butterfly, and blends fresh seasonal ingredients next to the bar’s signature and delightfully boozy creations."

Photograph by Aaron Leimkhuler 

June 8, 2018

"The Monarch Cocktail Bar & Lounge takes this cocktail classic seriously, with a dedicated menu offering seasonal Negroni variations year-round."

Photograph by Brandon Cummins

June 5, 2018

"Here are some suggestions for big-batch summer cocktails from bartenders, just in case you get sick of the old stick-a-bottle-of-vodka-into-a-watermelon trick."

Photograph by Naomi Driessnack

"You know those people who were born to do what they do? The ones that have turned something they not only love but seemingly effortlessly excel at into a full-time job? Monarch head bartender Brock Schulte fits that bill to a T."

Photograph by Aaron Leimkuehler

"The chandelier, as well as its crystal-clear pieces, was made by a team of students and their teacher at the local Kansas City Art Institute."

Photograph by Aaron Leimkuehler

"Beyond this core space, with its velvet banquettes, fireplace flanked by bookshelves, and herringbone-patterned wood floor, there is a glass-covered terrace and the swanky Parlour—a candlelit, invitation-only lair outfitted with rare spirits, member lockers, and its o...

February 4, 2018

"I once handed a new cook a log of cookie dough and asked him to bake off cookies. He baked the whole log without cutting it first. It taught me to be specific and check-in when assigning tasks."

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Photograph by Aaron Leimkuehler

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