Monday, September 28, 2009

Breakfast, a Cuban or Crab Cakes?


This mighty big, handpainted chef probably stands 9-10 feet tall. His platter is also on the giant side and it holds a bit of everything you might find in a quick and cozy roadside restaurant in one of Tampa's hard working neighborhoods; this one is near the docks and marine repair facilities on the west side of the city. The food is so typical of a menu from these parts that it probably hasn't changed much for close to a century: eggs, bacon and toast; a thick, hot and pressed Mixto, or Cuban sandwich; and a plate of crab cakes. Plus, your choice of a Coke or sweet tea. A delectable menu that has something for everyone' taste and time of day. Filling and delicious.

7 comments:

Pam said...

That is a wonderful painting. I'm sure it attracts a lot of attention and hungry customers...
Pam :)

Jacob said...

The chef looks like he approves of his handiwork and that's a good sign!

Nice capture!

Don and Krise said...

I was going to say, he sure looks like a happy fellow. Paintings like this always make a place more inviting.

Joan said...

Oh, good one! I love these murals.

magicpolaroid said...

that interesting street art!

Lois said...

I like his facial expression! He looks very excited about his food.

sweetmonkeycheese said...

Where is this one! it's great