Sunday, April 21, 2013

I wish I had left room for dessert anyway

Saw this image floating around the interwebs. It looks like an old photograph, but the car in the reflection appears to be a fairly recent model. A little digging found this:

Apparently the bakery had been in operation for some time and the location was taken over in the late twenty-naughts by Desert Island, a store for comics, art books, illustration, and design. Takes a lot of confidence to leave your name off your storefront.

It put me in mind of another establishment with a different approach to old signs and naming. This restaurant in the University District of Seattle is located in what used to be a florist shop:

The name of the restaurant? Flowers.

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