January 19, 2018

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  • Gonpachi

    Gonpachi is a Japanese restaurant in Nishiazabu, Tokyo. Gonpachi serves traditional Japanese food like yakitori, soba noodles and tempura. They also have creative menu items like foie gras yakitori. Gonpachi’s building and interior are to…

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  • Katsu Curry

    On December 26, 2012, which was the day of the leadership election for Liberal Democratic Party, Prime Minister Abe had katsu curry at an LDP rally at Hotel New Otani in Akasaka, Tokyo. Katsu curry…

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  • Hershey’s Chocolates

    After the end of WWII, the Japanese military was dismantled and Japan was placed under the administration of the United States military for a period. US military personnel, who would often patrol Japanese cities, gave…

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