Throughout Torre, you’ll find decorative elements inspired by and created in Mexico. One of our most prominent displays is our wall of Sugar Skulls. Though colorful and beautiful, we also love to share the history of these hand-painted sculptures.
In Mexico, families celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or “Day of the Dead” every year in November. “All Saints Day” on November 1 and “All Souls Day” on November 2 allow families to remember and celebrate the lives of those who have passed away. It is a vibrant holiday that honors the lives of lost loved ones with colorful and joyous celebrations.
This celebration often includes the creation of handmade Sugar Skulls, so named for their original medium. In the 18th century when Mexico was abundant in sugar production, families would mold these decorative skulls out of sugar. Though our skulls at Torre are crafted of ceramic, each one is hand-painted by artisans in Mexico.
We encourage our guests to enjoy the Sugar Skulls and the celebratory spirit that they represent. Look out for more representations of Sugar Skulls throughout Torre, including ones that you can take home with you!
Kids Menu Masks
Our Kids Menu is printed on the back of Sugar Skull masks, which children can take home at the end of their meal! Don’t miss your chance to learn a few Spanish words too – you’ll find translations at the bottom of the menu.
Sugar Skull T-Shirts
Love our staff t-shirts at Torre? You can take home a Sugar Skull shirt of your own. Available in a variety of colors and Men’s and Women’s sizes. Ask at our hostess desk or your server for current availability.
Sugar Skull Figurines
By popular demand, we had more of our decorative Sugar Skulls made, and these are now available for purchase! Each skull is hand-painted in Mexico, making every one a unique piece of art. Available in a variety of colors. Ask at our hostess desk or your server for current availability.
Bring home a growler of your favorite beer on draft at Torre and carry it home in style with our Sugar Skull growler sleeves. This gold collection is available for a limited time! Ask at our hostess desk or your server or bartender for details.
One more spot you’ll always find a colorful Sugar Skull? On the back of our Dinner/All Day Menus! We look forward to welcoming you to Torre and to showing you a colorful and vibrant experience. See all our menus here!