Cathay House was owned and managed by the Lim family.  I wend to school with Larry Lim at BayView Elementary back in the late 1960's/early 1970's.  My family used to eat at the Cathay House on occasion, and sometimes I would see Larry and his sister doing their homework at one of the tables by the kitchen door.  I had an uncle from Texas who wasn't used to eating Chinese food.  He asked for bread with the meal, which embarrassed my parents, but Mrs. Lim brought out a loaf of bread for him.  The food and hospitality were both great. I loved the large Chinese lanterns hanging from the ceiling with hand painted scenes on each of the glass panels.   I'd love to go back in time for a visit!