'Maizuru' The world's most non-tasty restaurant!? in Asakusa, Tokyo.
This ramen looks very delicious; however, there is a reason why this ramen does not taste good.
The reason is that this cannot be eaten!
This shops is "sample shop Maizuru" that deals with food samples.
In Japan, food samples were used as a means to attract customers from a long time ago, it is now possible to reproduce more like real food along with the advancement of technology.
Usage of food samples became thoroughly entrenched in our restaurant culture is said to be, because people were seeking for peace-of-mind to what's ordered long time ago.
Many of the delicious food samples are available here.
These are sophisticated that it is hard to tell whether this is real or not.
Although these items were originally produced for restaurants, a lot of tourists purchase this as souvenir now.
- 1-5-17 Nishiasakusa, Taitou-ku, Tokyo
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