Did you know?: There are dos and don’ts with chopsticks
Stripes Japan | .
published: October 23, 2017
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!