The La Cabana
by Mary Jane Dougherty
Crunch! Yum! Delicious! That was my first bite into my very first taco at, The La Cabana Restaurant in Anchorage, Alaska.
Then, a second bite into my crunchy taco along with eating the yummy rice and tasty beans in my very first, La Cabana combo meal.
As I looked up from my plate I could see my mother Feodoria, step-father Bob and my sister and brothers enjoying their first combo meal just like me.
We lived on 2nd Ave and Cordova in Anchorage, Alaska in the 1950's. As I recall, our family had not eaten at the La Canana until 1962. We had walked by it on our way home from school but never stopped in.
However, this was a special occasion and this was where my mother wanted to take us.
Wow, were we glad she did. The meal was delicious and their Coca Cola fountain drink was especially tasty and refreshing.
The La Cabana is Alaska's Original Mexican Restaurant built in 1953. This restaurant by far out tastes any other Mexican restaurant that I've eaten at..even here in sunny California.
That does it. Now I've gotta go get a taco combo meal down the street. It won't taste like The La Cabana's but a craving is a craving!
Anchorage Memories VIP, your fun, nostalgic, monthly magazine brings you memories of Anchorage back in the day. Plus you get a free Alaska book when you join! Check out Anchorage Memories VIP Magazine right now.
Do you like this website?
let us know by clicking the Like button
Jan 20, 20 12:01 PM
Anchorage Radio and Television stories and pictures about the shows and personalities we remember growing up with in the 49th state.
Jan 15, 20 08:57 PM
Post your Alaska Adventures right here and share your stories so everyone can experience the Great Land.
Jan 01, 20 10:05 AM
Anchorage Memories brings you nostalgic stories, pictures and videos of memories from in and around Anchorage, Alaska and lets you post your precious memories and comments.
welcomes your stories and memories!
Please consider sharing your stories and memories
about life in Anchorage and vicinity.
Share your stories right now
This Anchorage Memories website
created by Mike and Mary Dougherty
Copyright © 2016 - 2020
All Rights Reserved
Wonderful Anchorage Memories
that fill your heart and feed your soul