Let me start of by saying, if you are looking for an amazing food experience then you are definitely in the right place. Mimbre, located in Ciudad Juarez, is the small local restaurant of your dreams, no I'm not exaggerating! This multi-cuisine restaurant describes itself as a kitchen of inspiration and offers you a changing menu full of colorful and delicious food. You can find them at Avenida Hermanos Escobar 2619.
When contacting the people behind this restaurant, I was very interested in how the concept of this inspiring kitchen came to be. While speaking to Bricia, she explained that a while ago she was studying gastronomy in Puebla, Mexico when she met her now boyfriend and partner, David. She focused on Indian and Thai food, while David became a baker.
Bricia explained that their original plan was to work in Mexico City, but while they were waiting to get everything in order they began to create a concept of their own. Bricia and David began to brainstorm ideas for a restaurant of their own never imagining that their ideas would come to be. As they kept planning, they began to fall in love with their concept, and eventually decided to leave their original plan behind to follow their inspiration.
The concept of the restaurant itself came about from their need to express themselves through their dishes. They both want to keep evolving as chefs and they do this through their constantly changing menu. Bricia and David want to provide the city with something different, something with originality and heart. It is important for them to show the essence of Mexico and the area mixed with new flavors and ideas.
It is very important for Bricia and David that their menu keeps introducing new dishes to the public, but all their dishes are equally amazing so don't be afraid to try something new. You will be happy to know that Mimbre offers vegetarian options for the majority of their dishes. On my visit to Mimbre, I tried the Grapefruit Salad and the Pad Thai with chicken, but you can order this dish with shrimp or the veggie option. I also recommend the seasonal water that Mimbre offers so that you can really enjoy the way they incorporate the essence of Mexico in every single aspect of their restaurant.
Believe me you need to visit this amazing restaurant the next time you are looking for a great place to eat!
Ps. Bricia and David have a bakery where they sell all their mouthwatering baked goods AND they offer cooking workshops, if you're interested don't hesitate to ask them for more information.