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Photo by Greg Bezanis, of the South Philly Review, 2008

Photo by Greg Bezanis, of the South Philly Review, 2008

A few years ago, the Coroner mentioned he’d be in Philadelphia, and could I recommend a wonderful restaurant.  As it happened, I’d had the chance to visit Brasserie Perrier several times, and found it delightful, so Word, the Coroner and I had a wonderful evening of dining and witticisms. [The lighting was much more subdued, and we were back behind that pillar — and yes, the pillar is decorated with a snippet of the painting “Nude Descending a Staircase”]

Alas, we won’t be able to do that again:  the Brasserie Perrier closed for good last night, a victim of retail creep(s).  Apparently, rental space on Walnut Street is currently going for $120 or more per square foot, and the Brasserie was paying only $19.

Well….feh.

[pause]  Have I typed an entry like this before? I had a sudden sense of deja vu, there.  Hmmm.

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