Close-Up: Tania and Jeff Kacha of Hob Nob Hill

SAN DIEGO — The first time Tania and Jeff Kacha sat down for breakfast at Hob Nob Hill, they knew what they wanted before they even opened their menus. “We thought, ‘Someday we would like to own this place,'” Tania said. The aspiring restaurateurs faced one obstacle, however: After 49 years of running the famed eatery on Banker’s Hill, founder Harold Hoersch planned to sell it to someone else. Until, that is, he met the Kachas, who were working at a tiny coffee shop in east San Diego.
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