Taste of Japan
Published time: 14 Feb, 2007 21:00 Edited time: 15 Feb, 2007 00:00
If you’ve ever been to Moscow you’ve definitely noticed one thing. There is a vast number of Japanese restaurants here. In Moscow the number of restaurants offering Japanese cuisine is currently estimated at around 800, compared with 500 in New York, and around 300 in Paris. The real boom began 7 years ago and still this taste tsunami has been raging in the Russian capital. Russians are encountering new words from the exotic language, using chopsticks and enjoying green tea. Why are Russians so attached to Japanese food? You’ll figure it out in Taste of Japan documentary.