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The Passing Scene: And the Scene is Passing


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The Passing Scene: And the Scene is Passing

Querencia | Feb 9, 2013 09:18 PM

Is it bothering anyone but me that so many dear old restaurants are no more? Just tonight I read online that La Bombonera, in San Juan, has closed---without their cafe' y mallorcas I can't see much reason to go to Puerto Rico. Ratner's, in New York, is history: no more onion rolls---and Dubrow's has been gone for years, and Mama Leone's gargantuan meals. In Chicago, no more Berghoff---some family members are doing the Berghoff Cafe' but it's totally another thing. Berghoff had been there for more than a century. In Massachusetts the iconic Miss Florence Diner has closed, re-opened, faltered, and changed.

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