Jimmy’s, which first opened as the Liberty Cafe and was eventually renamed after its owner, had little competition until 1963, when Anthony’s Pier 4 was opened by restaurateur Anthony Athanas.
"But I will say to you what I said to my board and the commission: If we succeed and Haymarket doesn’t, we [will] have failed."
"I want people to come here for a special occasion, or twice a week if they want to.”
Call it an amalgamation of Mexico and the strewn-lights and naked steel, slate, and wood-lined spots of Austin, Texas.
The Salty Dog is any indicator, could be just the beginning in a series of changes to polish over the past, remove the present, and make way for the internationally chain-flavored future.
“We basically found out we were directly related to Paul Revere. We even have silverware, platters, etc., dating back to his day."