Photo Walls: San Francisco's Cafe Trieste The father-daughter radio team of Mal and Jennifer Sharpe are exploring photo collections often on display at small businesses. This time, they visit Cafe Trieste, the oldest coffee house in San Francisco.
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Photo Walls: San Francisco's Cafe Trieste

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Photo Walls: San Francisco's Cafe Trieste

Photo Walls: San Francisco's Cafe Trieste

Photo Walls: San Francisco's Cafe Trieste

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The father-daughter radio team of Mal and Jennifer Sharpe continue their exploration of interesting examples of what they call "photo walls" — collections of pictures of friends and celebrities often seen displayed at small businesses, especially restaurants.

In this latest episode, the team visits Cafe Trieste, the oldest coffee house in San Francisco and a favorite hangout for Beat poets, writers and opera lovers in the city's North Beach neighborhood.

Francis Ford Coppola, right, talks with Cafe Trieste founder Papa Gianni during the writing of the script for The Godfather. Courtesy Cafe Trieste hide caption

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