“Treasures of the Past: Lost Restaurants of San Diego” by Martin S. Lindsay
What makes a restaurant memorable, even years after it’s gone? Is it the location, food, the people, or the good times you had there? Join author Martin Lindsay as he takes us on a visual tour of some of the keepers — San Diego’s loved (and not so loved) long-lost restaurants.
10:30am – 12:00pm
Saturday, May 21, 2022
Neil Morgan Auditorium
San Diego Public Library
330 Park Boulevard
San Diego, CA 92101
About Martin Lindsay
Martin S. Lindsay, AIGA, is an art director, author, and currently serves as board chair for the Culinary Historians of San Diego. He blogs about food and history on Classic San Diego. Martin is the author of Ninety Years of Classic San Diego Tiki, and has contributed to Tim Ferriss’ bestseller The 4-Hour Chef. Martin has over 40 years experience in branding and design. His design firm serves the San Diego arts community, foodservice and restaurant industries.
About the Culinary Historians of San Diego
Culinary Historians of San Diego (CHSD) is a nonprofit organization that provides the public with a history of food and drink and their roles in society, both locally and worldwide. Membership in this non-profit organization supports both CHSD activities and the culinary collection of the San Diego Public Library.
Savoy Cafe, seafood restaurant across Fourth Avenue from the US Grant Hotel, San Diego, 1936. Fresh seafood was displayed in a refrigerated window, with live lobsters in the sidewalk aquariums! Photo, Sensor Studios / San Diego History Center.
Martin S. LindsayArt Director, Culinary Historian
Martin S. Lindsay is an art director, food historian, writer, speaker, and board chair of the Culinary Historians of San Diego. He is author of Ninety Years of Classic San Diego Tiki, a contributor to Tim Ferriss’ bestseller The 4-Hour Chef, and blogs about history and food.