St. Francis Fountain was born in a pandemic – just not the one you might expect. San Francisco’s oldest ice cream parlor opened its doors during the 1918 influenza outbreak, one of the worst pandemics the world’s ever faced. A public backlash against “mask slackers” was taking place in the city. And a global recession resulted in local businesses shutting down.
Tiffany Pisoni’s job as owner of Red’s Java House is less like managing a restaurant and more like preserving a historical site. Find out what a day at Red’s is like here!