We mourn the permanent closing of Louis' Restaurant due to the pandemic, but celebrate its history and the thousands of meals served overlooking the Sutro Baths Ruins, Seal Rocks, and the Pacific Ocean.
Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast - Jul 25, 2020
(above) Louis' Restaurant, 1990s
902 Point Lobos Ave. [Louis Restaurant owner Jim Hontalas with his son Tom] In restaurant kitchen.
John Martini tells us of the vanished strip of saloons, taffy stands, and shooting galleries across from Sutro Heights, including the legendary presence of "Baby" Schmidt. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast May 5, 2018)
The Billington Brothers are the photographers behind many of the images seen on OpenSFHistory.org around the Cliff House, Sutro Baths, and Land's End. Special guest John Freeman joins the Pod to tell us how the brothers transformed themselves after arriving in San Francisco. (Outside Lands San Francisco Podcast Oct 17, 2020)