Tuesday, December 11, 2007

Frida and Diego at Cathay House restaurant


The Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco (formerly the Museum of the City of San Francisco) posted this news clipping and photo from San Francisco Life on their website. It pictures Frida and Diego in the Cathay House restaurant 718 California Street at Grant Avenue in March 1941.

Cathay House restaurant is still in the same location, San Francisco's Chinatown. Unfortunately online reviews call it a disappointing tourist trap. It is a fantastic building - view images.
Did Frida turn heads in her native attire or even then were San Franciscans unfazed by unique characters?

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