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Outside Lands Podcast Episode 338: The Hot House at Playland (Repodcast)

Continuing the Playland theme to dovetail with WNP's 2022 Gala event, we revisit a beloved purveyor of "Mexican" food, the Hot House. Located along the Great Highway, the Hot House was an early innovator of thematic dining.
- May 14, 2022

Outside Lands Podcast Episode 338: The Hot House at Playland (Repodcast) Outside Lands Podcast Episode 338: The Hot House at Playland (Repodcast)

(above) The Hot House, 1930s

Playland, Great Highway. Interior of the Whitney Bros. Hot House restaurant, a faux Mexican restaurant. Dried corn and peppers hang from the ceiling.

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