Among the famous and the celebrated who have turned up there are Pete Seeger. Quentin Crisp, Holly Near, David Ogden Stiers, and locals Russ T. Nailz and Larry Himmel.
Window curtains, a 1906 Milk of Magnesia bottle, and a hand-painted gourd from Korea are among the presents customers bring into the Big Kitchen.
Posted May 8, 1986
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The Big Kitchen crowd in Golden Hill