Tag Archives: San Francisco

Top Of The Pops

Galco’s Soda Pop Stop Los Angeles CA Over the past several decades, “mom and pops” have fallen by the wayside, fated to the same grisly ending that Barnacle Bill warned The Fair Young Maiden about. When faced with impending doom … Continue reading

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Tower Of Flour

Pica Pica Maize Kitchen San Francisco, California It may come as a surprise that some of the most ingenious inventions or discoveries made over the years were not the by-product of countless man-hours slaving over a hot Bunsen burner, but … Continue reading

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I Left My Meat In San Francisco

Miller’s East Coast Deli San Francisco, California What kind of meshugeneh has the chutzpah to open a deli in San Francisco’s upscale Nob Hill neighborhood and brazenly sandwich “East Coast” in the title? Enter Robby Morgenstein, a Jewish kid from … Continue reading

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Machine Head

Musée Mécanique San Francisco, California Those old enough to remember the plethora of amusement parks and piers along the east and west coasts will undoubtedly recall the arcades and fun houses that were well-stocked with manual pinball machines, Skee Balls, … Continue reading

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McCafe

Irish coffee First off, there is no Sean Valdez hand picking the finest beans in the coffee plantations along the Twelve Bens with his faithful Irish Draught horse. Irish coffee is a somewhat modern libation, invented in Ireland in the … Continue reading

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