Food Forum


Close-up Japan zooms in on current trends in food culture and popular food topics in Japan.

Vol. 32 No. 3



There are two types of sushi restaurants in Japan: the typical sushiya, where customers sit at a counter or tables and order sushi directly from sushi chefs; and kaitenzushi, where sushi dishes travel on slow-moving conveyor belts directly in front of diners seated at a counter or tables—and when they see a dish they like, they simply pluck it off the belt...

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