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Sunday, October 6, 2013

Sentimental Sunday: Jaime's Spanish Village, Austin, Texas

In an earlier post, I mentioned that my parents drove to Austin, Texas, from Houston on their wedding night (September 11, 1954) before heading on to Colorado.  They didn't remember what hotel they stayed at, but they did remember where they ate:
IMG_0505 [Jaime's Spanish Village sign at night, Austin, Texas, 11 February 2006] / eschulz / CC BY-NC-SA 2.0
So when we had a 50th wedding anniversary party for my parents in 2004, we (immediate family) decided to eat at Jaime's the night before:

Above and below:  Family members at Jaime's Spanish Village restaurant on the evening before Mom & Dad's 50th wedding anniversary party - September 10, 2004

Unfortunately, Jaime's has since closed after 79 years (on July 30, 2010), and another restaurant (Pelon's) has taken its place, keeping some of the old features of Jaime's.

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