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Monthly Feature Story-January 2018

Cultural Tips – Japanese New Year’s Dishes

Japanese people celebrate the first 3 days of the New Year with traditional dishes called “Osechi Ryori”.

The New Year’s dishes are usually beautifully laid out in 2-3 layers of special boxes similar to “bento” boxes. There is a wide variety of colorful foods in each box and each one symbolizes good wishes such as longevity, happiness, wealth, good health and prosperity.

The whole family share those dishes during the New Year’s holiday.

Japanese Art & Crafts WARAI

It might be a good idea to go and get your own personal chopsticks at WARAI as Japanese do. Japan has developed a large variety of chopsticks for each individual.
You can also find charming chopstick rests at WARAI, which can enrich your everyday life.

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