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Thanks for the memories

The past may be a foreign country, but the recollection of an almost forgotten dish or restaurant can bring it all flooding back

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When things that we like disappear it is normal to miss them for a while, but with time the feeling fades and eventually we may forget them. But when the thing that disappears has to do with food that we love, it can be hard to forget. 

GONE ... BUT NOT FORGOTTEN: Top and above, after more than 80 years in business, On Lok Yun, a traditional coffee shop near Chalermkrung Royal Theatre, has finally closed.

This is especially true of treasured restaurants, because it isn't only the taste of the food there that makes us into regular customers. It is also the atmosphere, which can embody and preserve the mood of a certain time and place.

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