Floor-To-Ceiling Draperies Bring Romance to the Roia Restaurant in New Haven, CT

Roia Restaurant Gets a New Custom Drapery Makeover

Roia Restaurant (named after the river that runs along the boarder of Italy and France) was only a dream until Avi Szapiro and his wife, Meera Laube-Szapiro, set their sights to renovate the old restaurant, originally built for the Taft Hotel back in 1912.

Numerous restaurants had come and gone.  The daunting task ahead of Avi and Meera was to return the space back to its previous grandeur and re-open with a French-Italian cuisine. During renovation the original mosaic tile floor, paneling and original fixtures were found. [Read more…]