Carmo starts breakfast service Dec. 1


Carmo in the Warehouse District will start serving breakfast on Dec. 1. - COURTESY CARMO
  • Carmo in the Warehouse District will start serving breakfast on Dec. 1.

Good news for Warehouse District dwellers and workers: Carmo (527 Julia St., 504-875-4132), the tropical-themed restaurant from chef and owners Dana and Christina Honn, will soon serve breakfast.

The new menu debuts Friday, Dec.1, and features an eclectic mix of breakfast bocadillos —  sandwiches served on Bellegarde Bakery maize baguettes — tortillas, breakfast bowls, baked goods and fruit smoothies. As with the restaurant’s other menus, there are ample options for vegans and vegetarians.

Menu items include a tortilla Espanola made with manchego, tomatoes and roasted pepper aioli, a pan con chicharron, featuring crispy pork or tofu, sweet potatoes, aji amarillo sauce and red onions, a quinoa breakfast bowl with Peruvian mayocoba beans, sweet potatoes, Andean choclo, avocado and salsa Criolla. A breakfast miso broth bowl is made with white and red miso, grated carrots, scallions and seasonal vegetables and diners can add tofu or a poached egg on top. A bowl of stone-ground grits is topped with a poached egg, braised greens, wild boar sausage and hot sauce.

The restaurant offers breakfast 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. Monday through Saturday and also is open for lunch and dinner.

For more information, visit the restaurant’s website.

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