Images from another time: Juneau icon, 1989

Posted: Wednesday, July 26, 2006

The late Isamu "Sam" Taguchi poses for a photo in front of his South Franklin Street restaurant Taguchi's Fine Chow in 1989. Taguchi became the owner of City Cafe, where he started working in the 1940s. He retired and sold City Cafe, also on South Franklin Street, in 1982 and came out of retirement temporarily to operate Taguchi's Fine Chow. The locations of his restaurants are now occupied by gift shops.

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