Had a little bit of deja vu (the bad kind) after looking this morning at a photo of a strip mall in my old ‘hood where there used to be a chicken spot and bakery a decade or so ago, then driving past it now to see at least three separate restaurants creamed into the same space.

A picture of patrons leaving Merritt Bakery and Restaurant in the 200 block of East 18th Street in Oakland, California in the early 2010s.

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