Into the Cerulean blue

The first thing we had to do was transform the restaurant from it's cool, cold d├ęcor to something more "Cuban".  We were so excited, especially him.  In one afternoon he painted over the old restaurant colors and covered everything up for the new reset.   I was at work when he sent me this and it made me laugh so hard.  It it wasn't for both of our sense of humors we would of never of been able to do this together.    

This required a lot of research.     I'm talking about random drives into Brooklyn to get inspired or going to Home Depot almost everyday and getting new swatches.   "Jefe" knew exactly what he wanted, it's like when something is at the tip of your tongue but you can't word it?... he doesn't have that problem.  This particular day we were just trying to figure out what the color of the awning was going to be.   Almost everyday I would get a text or a call from him asking what I thought of this or what if we do this.   I'd…

Cuban Coffee.. Please come In

Do you know how excited we were when we found a place that made this neon sign for us?  It was his vision, everything was always His vision.  I had a lot of input but since we had the same taste, everything he fell in love with I fell in love with too.  Come one now, he's a Gemini and I'm an Aquarius, we were meant to start this little beautiful restaurant.  

The sign came that day and we couldn't stop going outside to look at it.  We were so giddy lol  This was welcoming.. come in, have a coffee and talk to us.   It reminded me of an old Deniro/Pacino movie, set in nyc in the 70's or 80's.  A neon sign anywhere in the middle of the night was a "Hello, come in."  I know that's why he fell in love with idea because it gives him life when he can talk and connect with people.  

The real set it off was in SoHo though.   It was late and we were hungry and we both love Nyc so off we went into the Holland Tunnel that late Thursday night.   I don't know exa…