Guests are handed a white subway tile with a number for their food order. At the table, they find 2x4 stud table toppers wrapped with "Inspired" questions, to strike thought-provoking and fun conversation. Questions are themed around topics like art, music, film, photography and pop culture.
White metal chairs are from West Elm. Blue powder coated custom tables are industrial, but not cold. Kim Lewis Designs wanted to keep the color casual and simple, but inviting. The green painted base on the bench wraps around to the other banquette and the counter, so the eye has a clear path of color to follow -- all on the same plane.
ChiLantro began as a food truck concept in Austin, Texas. The design concept for the new brick & mortar is all about good food and thought provoking "inspired" conversation.
Keeping the finishes a bit raw, like their journey on the open road in a truck, Kim Lewis Designs used birch plywood, studs, raw steel, white subway tile and orange colored cord pendants to create a simple, yet colorful space. The design is as casual and authentic as the food served.