“Many Sundays we would go to Cafe Texan after he preached the gospel for lunch,” Dave said. “My favorite lunch dish was a fried trout fillet with tartar sauce, English peas and mashed potatoes for 75 cents. ”
Dave said he also had his first journalism job outside of coffee. He sold the Houston Chronicle newspaper to restaurant patrons for a nickel a coin.
The owner has now sold the building and the buyer plans to turn the space into a museum and sandwich shop.
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