Did you know?: Dos and Don'ts in Japan

Did you know?: Dos and Don'ts in Japan

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Japan

It is a no-no in Japan to pick up food with your chopsticks when it was already held by someone else’s chopsticks. There are many dos and don’ts in Japan, and this one in particular seems innocent, but not so much to Japanese. This dining don’t reminds Japanese of an old tradition – one that involves a dead relative, bones and a crematorium. Google it!

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