Kelvin, Spirits Specialist
Relating to someone from your hometown is unlike anything you can run into. Being from New York City its even more rare nowadays to vibe with an A-alike. New Yorkers know each other without saying much. I’d say we’ve even done the same dumb shit here and there. Kelvin and I linked up through the service industry. Being that he’s that guy if you need certain spirits. He’s from uptop (thats uptown) The Bx to be exact. So I checked on how the “Sucio Sommelier” is spending his days and showed me how he whips up his margaritas in the crib.
WHAT’S YOUR MORNING ROUTINE
In the beginning of all of this it was difficult to wrap my head around the new normal, I would wake up at like 10 and 11am. I think I was also a little depressed so I was low on energy. After a few weeks I got my gusto back now I get up around 7am get a stretch in and run Prospect Park. It’s about 6 miles and really sets me up for the rest of the day.
WHERE’S YOUR FAVORITE SPOT TO WORK AT
Wifey and I have an art studio at the Cribbo. It’s a blessing and we feel really fortunate to have that work space. She will typically have her conferences there and work on art projects, I will fuck around in there as well. It’s at the corner of the apartment so there a lot of light and good vibes.
WHAT ARE YOU WEARING
Joggers, cotton, Satin! Lol I’m in Willy Chavarria gear most days, his clothing is oversized on the body so it just feels so good.
WHAT ARE YOU WATCHING, LISTENING TO OR READING
I’ve never seen Sopranos so I just got on that, shout out to J. Gandolfini. I’m reading “Men Explain Things To Me” by Rebecca Solnit, great book all dudes should get into.
WHAT’S YOUR GO TO MEAL
Raos Arrabbiata sauce with pasta. Best jar sauce on the market hands down. I can eat that shit ALL DAY. It’s just too easy when I’m not in the mood to peel Plátanos lol.
WHAT HAVE YOU BOUGHT ONLINE
I love A company called Perico LTD, check em out. They make anti gentrification gear, uptown pride gear so I support the movement. They recently re-released their “Stay out of Uptown” Hoodie so I just copped that to Stunt on these colonizer cabrones. Now I need to get the Kicks!
CHECK OUT KELVIN’S TAKE ON THE MARGARITA: