Peeling red paint on weather-worn siding of a glorified barn—not an auspicious first impression!
We wait to be seated. The décor is both trendy and quaint: Dim light, dark paneling, streamers with various-colored lights, Sombreros on one wall.
Seated at last, we order. My enchilada is as good as any I had at home. A delightful surprise!
A bite of refried beans, washed down
first published in Image Curve, September 10, 2015
for dverse–haibun Monday. Frank Hubeny tends bar tonight, and he calls for haibun about being pleasantly surprised.
UPDATE: for Poets United–midweek motif–color