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Saturday
Feb042012

Baths And Laughs

We spent the day in the City—laughing at SF Sketchfest's showing of Best in Show and Q & A with Fred Willard and Michael Hitchcock then exploring the Sutro Baths ruins. Oh, and we grabbed a quick lunch at the Sausage Factory in the Castro, which was surprisingly good. Straightforward Italian with old-school decor. We had a torpedo sandwich (salami, pepperoni, and american cheese) with a side of spaghetti that was spot-on for our craving for comfort food and fast service. The bread on the sandwich was fresh and tasted homemade, there was just enough mustard, and the sandwich toppings were served on the side so they stayed crisp and cold to be added to our toasted, warm fare. Delish. It set the tone for a great afternoon and evening in the City. The show was perfect. We're both huge fans of Best in Show. Going to see the Sutro Baths ruins iced the cake on the day. Neither of us had been, and if you haven't read about the history, you really must. You'll be blown away.

Best In Show — SF Sketchfest #nofilter

The Castro Theater

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Best In Show

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Descending On History

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Sutro Baths Ruins

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The Moon Sees Me

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Better Together

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Land's End—Day's End

 

Reader Comments (2)

Love the film.
I was surprised that it was still there until 1966...the first time i visited the ruins was as a stoned 17 year old in 1971 (yeah..I'm old). I just barely missed the real thing! Loved climbing around the ruins tho, and as the day wore on rushing to escape the ever growing waves rushing thru the caves.
Sweet memories. Have visited since then, though not for years. Next time I get up there I will def revisit. Thanks for reminding me.

February 4, 2012 | Unregistered Commentermichele

I once mistook a place in The Castro called Sutro Bathhouse for the Sutro Baths. It was not what I was expecting. . .

February 5, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterMisterMike

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