Mar 24, 2016

Snakes plus sushi equals felony for Los Angeles man

Sometimes when you get into an argument with the staff at a sushi restaurant, you just want to go back and set a giant snake loose. Well, that’s what Hiroshi Motohashi is accused of doing. Motohashi, 46, tucked into $200 (about ¥22,550) worth of ...

Feb 25, 2016

Woman bites into pearl at U.S. restaurant

A woman bit down on a rare pearl while eating a meal of clams and other seafood at an Italian restaurant in Washington state. Lindsay Hasz and her husband Chris were eating at Montalcino Ristorante Italiano in Issaquah recently when she bit into something ...

Jan 12, 2016

Ringerhut to highlight 'gyoza' packing robot

The noodle restaurant chain operator Ringerhut Co. will experiment with a set of robotic arms later this month to place uncooked gyoza dumplings into packages at its outlet in Tokyo’s Kagurazaka district. The Swiss-made robot will be used in the restaurant for a three-month ...

Yoshinoya aims to beef up 'udon' noodle restaurant business

Dec 30, 2015

Yoshinoya aims to beef up 'udon' noodle restaurant business

Yoshinoya Holdings Co. President Yasutaka Kawamura has highlighted the group’s intention to enhance the operations of its udon noodle restaurant subsidiary Hanamaru Inc. In an interview, he said if Hanamaru achieves about half the sales of gyudon (shredded beef on rice) restaurant operator Yoshinoya ...