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Surprising Facts About the History of Chopsticks

Surprising Facts About the History of Chopsticks Chopsticks are ubiquitous in Asia. They are essential for one’s daily life in the region, or the “chopsticks cultural sphere” that encompasses China, the Korean Peninsula, Japanese archipelago, and parts of Mongolia and mainland Southeast Asia. This is not only the impression most visitors to the region would have but many chopsticks users today in Asia also tend to think that chopsticks are more primary than other eating utensils. Previously, some Japanese food scholars have posited that chopsticks are an “exclusive” tool for the Japanese—when eating their daily meals, Japanese usually don’t [...]

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