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No Napkins in Japan? Enter the Oshibori

Jan 21st, 2009 | By | Category: History & Culture

It’s cold in Japan right now and anything that offers relief from the cool temperatures is most welcome.  Enter the oshibori, a heated damp hand towel, that many better restaurants present to their customers just after they are seated. In the winter a steamy oshibori warms up frozen fingers so that diners can adroitly use […]