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Author: Shengjie Yao

The Secret Behind Japanese Restaurants in Syracuse

Unlike traditional American fast food, which is often fried, or Chinese food, which takes a lot of preparation before serving, Japanese food is simpler to prepare and becoming increasingly popular for its health benefits. But are restaurants in America serving authentic Japanese food? We interviewed owners of some of the popular Japanese restaurants in Syracuse to find the answer. Japanese restaurants, Chinese owners? Many of the Japanese restaurants in Syracuse are owned by Chinese people. Gary Dong, owner of Asahi Japanese Restaurant, is one of them. “I was born into a cooking family,” Gary tells us. His family has owned a Chinese...

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