Chinatown has some of the oldest gold leaf signs in San Francisco. It seems everywhere you turn they pop out from the alleys or main drags. Sign artist and gold-leaf specialist Ken Davis (a.k.a. Cool Hand Ken) created this beckoning invitation on the front window of Mr. Jiu's.
"Ken Davis (a.k.a. Cool Hand Ken) is a traditional sign painter and gold-leaf artist who got his start honing his craft with trace paper on stucco walls. Now, he creates signs that are truly golden works of art."
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