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Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Seen In San Francisco: A Clean, Well-Lit Place -- For Tacos

Posted By on Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 6:30 AM

Tacos that sparkle - JOE ESKENAZI
  • Joe Eskenazi
  • Tacos that sparkle
Leslie Nielsen -- you know who he is -- had an interesting observation about humor. He was a man famous for saying unfunny things in an unfunny way. And the result -- was funny.

The same goes with signage. You can take two patently unfunny signs, juxtapose them together, and get fall-off-the-chair funny results. Here's my favorite. Also, this is the best one I've ever seen with my own eyes.

So we couldn't help but be tickled by the above juxtaposition of a cleaner and taqueria's signage near the Stockton Street tunnel. Frankly, in that neighborhood, I'd gladly eat at the nonexistent Pete's Cleaner Taqueria. 

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Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi

Joe Eskenazi was born in San Francisco, raised in the Bay Area, and attended U.C. Berkeley. He never left. "Your humble narrator" was a staff writer and columnist for SF Weekly from 2007 to 2015. He resides in the Excelsior with his wife, 4.3 miles from his birthplace and 5,474 from hers.


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