All this recent talk of thieves on roofs and yesteryear’s Mission (Value Giant) makes me think of Crackers, that 80s B movie caper flick starring Donald Sutherland and a young Sean Penn and set on 24th and Alabama, right where Discolandia would later come and go. Recently found the whole movie on YouTube. Really fun to pick out the shops that are still here (hey Casa Lucas!).
Wow, he’s right! And look, just down the street is La Palma (only the best place to buy tortillas en todo el mundo)! If the avocados at Casa Lucas are sometimes 5 for a dollar these days, I wonder how cheap they were in the 80s? Anyway, let us know what other spots are to be found after you watch the whole thing here: