New and Venerable Institutions: Gold Mirror

Gold Mirror, 800 Taraval Street

"A year after a runaway delivery truck went through the front of the Gold Mirror restaurant at 800 Taraval Street, the neighborhood fixture is ready to reopen with its windows and its Sicilian/Tuscan menu intact.

"San Francisco's famed trial lawyer Nate Cohen remembers that the back bar at the original Gold Mirror at 935 Fillmore Street was adorned by a hand-painted nude figure. "Like the kind you'd find on a World War II bomber," says Cohen."

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