Captain Joe Urban Scavenger
pimps grandmas and dresses as a penguin
Neighborhood: The Mission
Gig: Shot Caller at CLASH Scavenger Hunts
What are you up to these days? Designing & producing urban scavenger hunts, co-producing the Mr. Mission Competition, hosting Quiz in my Pants trivia each month, driving the Frisco Disco Taxi on holidays, co-captaining the Dr. Teeth & Electric Mayhem soccer team and popping-up a coffee bar now and again.
Who is your favorite quintessential local character? Johnny V., proprietor of The Showdown. Who else has the nerve to throw a Twin Peaks party on a regular basis?
Where do you go to relax and get away from it all? A surf session at Kelly’s Cove at Ocean Beach usually does the trick.
What’s your secret spot? Tenderloin National Forrest.
What’s your favorite under the radar SF restaurant? Kusina. A four-table Filipino joint on Ellis and Mason where everything is $5.
What’s next for you in your personal world? Find a girlfriend, take a surf trip, and persuade my neighbors that we need a hot tub on our roof.