Farewell to El Paso’s H&H Car Wash and Coffee Shop

Farewell to El Paso’s H&H Car Wash and Coffee Shop

h&h tacos el pasoMy heart twisted Wednesday night, when I read in the El Paso Times that the city’s legendary H&H Car Wash and Coffee Shop was set to close the next day. Maynard Haddad, 87, ran the business for nearly 63 years; asked by TV station KFOX why he’s closing up shop, he said simply, “It’s time,” noting that he plans to spend more time with his family.  I was crestfallen to learn of the closure of the El Paso landmark, one where you could get your dusty pickup washed while munching on a taco or digging into a picadillo omelet breakfast plate. The spicy West Texas and Mexican specialties were as invigorating and sweat-inducing as they were comforting to locals and road trippers. I’ve been fond…View Original Post

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