Noodles to flow in Kobe

Jul 25, 2013

Noodles to flow in Kobe

by Magdalena Osumi

On a summer day in 1959, some men gathered at a river in Takachiho, Miyazaki Prefecture. After a long day of work, they devoured white-wheat noodles that swooshed down an open bamboo pipe. It’s said that hungry workers would eat the bamboo pipes and ...

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