Monday, November 10, 2008

Sushi served Nyotaimori-style

This may give you an impression that the Japanese are weird. That's because you have a Western/non-Japanese background.

But yeah, in Christian contexts, this is a no-no, as you (usually males) are putting yourself in a situation where you could be tempted, at least to entertain thoughts violating "Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's wife..." or "Thou shalt not commit adultery..."

Anyway, read this article first:

Did you know? The French are predominantly Catholic.

Anyways, it turns out it's somewhere between US$ 100 to 300 to do this, and that's exclusive of something like a mandatory tip of 18% and taxes, and other extras. No, this is legal, and no, you can't touch the "plate." You do have chopsticks. But it would be rude as you are here to eat sushi in a different way.

Of course there are places-a-plenty like this in Japan. Anyway, if you're in New York, check out this out:

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