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Tuesday, August 24, 2004
Freakiest. Bathroom graffiti. Ever?
I visited the Pagoda for the first time a few nights ago. It's a neat, old-fashioned Chinese restaurant on Sandy Boulevard. The main entrance leads to a bridge over an indoor stream lined with plants and tiny lantern huts. The setting area is decked out in gold and red booths with Cantonese characters imbedded in the seats. While the place is fraying at the seems, the cool decor definitely warrants a visit.
But perhaps more interesting is what I found in the bathroom. In one the stalls, written with a gold marker, was a lengthy death threat against a detective on PPD's payroll. The author doesn't go into the reason for this revenge scheme, sticking instead with misspelled obscenities and the details of the plan. Interested parties are instructed to leave a short written message with a phone number
A joke? Maybe. So far, no one has responded.
I've seen plenty of weird bathroom graffiti in my time but this easily is the new champion.
Here's to you, Pagoda.