And here is the host’s counter at my favorite restaurant in Kinston, Nuevo San Juan. The murals are by a Juan Lopez, by the way, and his work is all over this restaurant and like the restaurant is full of the festive, flamboyant charm you often find in Hispanic art.
AAnd here is a panoramic view of the inside:
And here are a few of the staff:
I started taking pictures in there at about 10:30-11:00, and they had to throw me out as the lunch crowd started coming in. Hopefully they’ll let me take a few more sometime soon, in which case I’ll append them to this post.