Brock & I talk about:
538 vs La Taqueria, Chipotle vs Quality!
Cafe du Nord, RIP
In 1850 it took $6000 to get to Panama, $10,000 to get to New York. (In steerage, just $5,000.)
This article made a lot of sense in 1850, less so now:
The fourth big San Francisco Fire was on Sept 17, 1850.
Always be sure to put out your friend's burning barrel of gunpowder:
A list of some of the businesses lost: