10 Signs Your Neighborhood is Becoming Gentrified

6. Authentic Restaurants Are Replaced By Trendy Restaurants Serving the Same Food

Enjoy that hole-in-the-wall Mexican or soul food spot while you can. Soon enough, that beloved greasy spoon that persevered through several decades, or maybe even several generations, will be forced to close due to rising rent.

Fear not, because the restaurant will be replaced with a new one selling similar food at double the price. The words "fusion," "experience," or the prefix "pan-" will be added to the sign out front, and a roughly 80% mark-up will be added to your bill. Oh, and the food will also be way worse.

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