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The Breadfruit & Rum Bar is Again, However This Time At An Acclaimed Cocktail Bar


A well-known meals idea is coming to famed bar Bitter & Twisted Cocktail Parlour in downtown Phoenix.

The Breadfruit & Rum Bar, a beloved Jamaican restaurant that closed in March 2020 after 12 years, is taking up the kitchen of the bar on Central Avenue and Jefferson Road.

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Ross Simon of Bitter & Twisted.

Wendy Rose Gould

“Please welcome @thebreadfruit to the household. For the foreseeable future we’ve got partnered up and might be meting out unimaginable genuine Jamaican meals. I do know we aren’t the one ones that missed that Jerk!” learn an announcement posted to Bitter & Twisted’s Instagram account saying the collaboration on Thursday.

Ross Simon, a cocktail trade veteran and proprietor of Bitter & Twisted, has partnered with different native meals ideas up to now.  Gemini Pizza, a New York-style pizza joint that debuted in April, not too long ago moved out of the cocktail bar.

Racan Alhoch of one other locally-adored idea Saint Pasta ran the pizzeria and snack bar out of Bitter & Twisted till earlier this month. He introduced his departure from the area on Instagram, and teased an upcoming transfer for the pizza idea.

“Final probability to get @eatgeminipizza for who is aware of how lengthy!” a publish shared to the pizza idea’s web page from native meals blogger @eatinarizona reads. “The pizza pop up of my desires might be coming to a detailed on September 17th so get all the way down to @bitterandtwisted_az to get some pizza earlier than they shut!”

Gemini Pizza’s departure made approach for The Breadfruit to maneuver just a few blocks south, from its authentic location at First and Pierce Streets. The restaurant carried over 150 premium rums and positive cigars along with a few of the finest Jamaican meals within the Valley.

Followers have been eagerly awaiting the restaurant’s return, however now, The Breadfruit’s website greets curious prospects with some cryptic reopening information.

“We’re taking this time to place the ending touches on half II of our story,” the positioning reads. “Underneath the hood, we’re beefing up the engine (kitchen) to extra effectively ship on our promise of nothing however acutely aware deliciousness.”

For these of us who miss tender sea scallops in Jamaican jerk rub alongside sauteed plantains with candy mango chutney, the reincarnation can not come quickly sufficient.