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The sight of a huge red doggie head, with large drooping eyes, and a somewhat bemused expression, floating in the sky, never failed to captivate me as a kid.  This was of course the iconic logo of the Doggie Diner restaurant chain.  I’m fairly certain there were others in the city, but the one I remember going to was across from the SF Zoo, on Sloat Boulevard.  Besides eating a hot dog and French fries, part of the fun of going to Doggie Diner was seeing the big Dachshund head.  It had a kind of magical effect, transporting me to a world where giants, trolls, and tiny people existed.

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