"The pieces told us what they wanted to do on the wall," Cadena says. The menagerie of bones, including pieces from boar, turtles, and even a whale's vertebrae, are deliberately off-white, so it doesn't come across as too pure. The tables and chairs are separated from the walls, so diners aren't too distracted by the details of the elaborate, hand-made murals, which include silverware, serving utensils, and pieces from books.  Photo 4 of 9 in 10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant
"A lot of people were skeptical about the idea, even though it wasn't the first time I pulled off something crazy," Cadena says. "I just trusted my intuition and the philosophy of the chef."  Photo 6 of 9 in 10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant
Cadena designed all the dishes, covering them with abstract, hand-drawn patterns inspired by his grandma's silverware.  Photo 5 of 9 in 10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant
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