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'Samurai Gourmet' explores the art of the meal

TV Apr 6, 2017

'Samurai Gourmet' explores the art of the meal

by Kaori Shoji

In the first episode of Japan's latest contribution to original Netflix programming, "Samurai Gourmet," Takeshi Kasumi enters a small teishoku (set meal) joint and grapples over whether to have a beer with lunch. Inspired by an imaginary samurai, he gets one. That's it. For viewers ...