Avocado toast isn’t the first hipster craze in the City By The Bay, oh no! This week, Kevin and Jason whip up the scrambled story of the Egg War of 1863, wherein a boatload of mercenary Florentines made a hash of a completely avoidable egg shortage in young San Francisco. Omelet the guys take it from here.
A petty man wants to build a wall. So, what else is new? This week, the guys explore the history of Spite Fences, with a particular focus on the most famous one. Erected by Charles Crocker on San Francisco’s Nob Hill in the late 1800s, this 40-foot-tall monstrosity was built for the express purpose of ruining his neighbor’s (Nicholas Yung) […]
Hear the rollicking story of the devastating earthquake and fire that essentially destroyed San Francisco in 1906. The ground became quicksand, the streets breathed, and fire consumed the city. But don’t worry; Enrico Caruso will be fine.