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Pacific Breeze

Wayne Robins, Copper, 15 June 2020

IT MIGHT BE hard to imagine, but there was a time when there was not a Japanese restaurant in every city neighborhood and suburban strip mall. It was a time when most Americans thought the idea of eating raw fish was like, "never!" instead of a staple now available fresh adjacent to the seafood counters of many supermarkets. Once, there were only a few Japanese restaurants in in New York. Now TripAdvisor lists the top 30 Japanese restaurants in Wichita, Kansas.

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