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Buena Vista

Herb Caen and Stanton Delaplane in 1960. 

Delaplane was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1942, Caen in 1996. Delaplane often composed his column at Gino and Carlo in North Beach. He is credited with bringing Irish Coffee to San Francisco via the Buena Vista, where this photo of Caen and Delaplane hangs over the bar.

Copyright 2003 Hank Donat
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